Education

 

Maine State Historian

By Ken Gross on March 27, 2017, at 4:15 p.m.

Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting

By Michael Hinerman on March 27, 2017, at 10:53 a.m.
Paleontologist, biological oceanographer, and Harvard Society Junior Fellow Dr. Elizabeth Sibert opens College of the Atlantic’s Spring 2017 Seminar on Climate Change Speaker Series with “A History from the Bottom of the Sea: Microfossils, Marine Ecosystems, and Global Change.”

Climate Change Speaker Series Launches at College of the Atlantic

By Casey Carlson on March 27, 2017, at 10:49 a.m.
Left to right: Christopher J. Hopkins, MCI Headmaster, receives a $100,000 gift for the Founders Campaign from Stacey Fitts, the Master of Meridian Lodge #125 A.F.& A.M. (Ancient Free and Accepted Masons) and David Wright, President of the Trustees of the Meridian Lodge Charitable Fund, past Master and past District Deputy Grand Master of the 122nd Masonic District of the Grand Lodge of Maine. Fitts is a member of MCI’s class of 1980. The photo was taken in the space their gift will name – the Choral and Piano Center in the Visual and Performing Arts Education Center in JR Cianchette Hall on MCI’s campus.

MCI Receives $100,000 Gift from Meridian Lodge #125 in Pittsfield

By Jen Beane on March 27, 2017, at 10:27 a.m.
ORONO, Maine -- 03/21/2017 -- Joan Logue smiles as she listens to Emma Brickman's story at Logue's home in Orono Tuesday. Brickman visits with Logue one hour a week as part of Project Generations, a new program supported by the Eastern Area Agency on Aging and the Maine Center on Aging aimed at connecting student volunteers with senior citizens in the area, helping students appreciate the challenges of aging in place and giving seniors a lively young connection to the community. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Project Generations bring young and old together

By Ashley Conti on March 27, 2017, at 7:19 a.m.
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Emma Brickman (left) laughs with 92-year-old Joan Logue at Logue's home in Orono on Tuesday. Brickman visits with Logue one hour per week as part of Project Generations, a new program supported by the Eastern Area Agency on Aging and the Maine Center on Aging aimed at connecting student volunteers with senior citizens in the area, helping students appreciate the challenges of aging in place and giving seniors a lively young connection to the community.

Why UMaine students are hanging out with senior citizens

By Meg Haskell on March 27, 2017, at 7:18 a.m.
Project Generations, a new program at the UMaine that connects senior-friendly college students with older residents in Greater Bangor for their mutual benefit.

Coastal Sr. College: Hollywood As Ideology

By Ken Gross on March 26, 2017, at 3:25 p.m.

Still Time to Enroll in Several Coastal Senior College Spring Classes

By Rochelle Swazey on March 26, 2017, at 1:13 p.m.

The Fishing Families of Stonington

By Ken Gross on March 25, 2017, at 4:59 p.m.

Camden Philosophical Society

By Ken Gross on March 25, 2017, at 4:36 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Camden Hills Regional High School students get onto a bus after being dismissed from school Friday afternoon. Maria Libby, superintendent of MSAD 28, part of the Five Town CSD, said Wednesday that the vast majority of parents in her district support starting school later.

More Maine schools are opting for later morning starts

By Alex Acquisto on March 25, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.
Midcoast school districts are considering joining the ranks of others in Maine that have delayed the start of the school day.

Juniper Hill School Spring Open House

By Anne Stires on March 24, 2017, at 7:03 p.m.

Maine Champion Trees

By ntgolden on March 24, 2017, at 4:33 p.m.
Sen. Collins (right) with Joanna Russell, member of BARN Board of Directors and Executive Director of the Northeastern Workforce Development Board

Senator Collins Visits Brewer Organization that Assists Individuals Recovering from Addiction and Their Families

on March 24, 2017, at 3:54 p.m.
Team Everest on the Freedom Trail in Boston, MA with Jeremiah Poope, their tour guide.

Trekkers Students “Ride Through History” During February Vacation

By Shari Closter on March 24, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.

Career Planning Workshop

By Ken Gross on March 24, 2017, at 2:40 p.m.

Cyber Sunday: Evaluating Online News

By Ken Gross on March 24, 2017, at 2:22 p.m.
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TYLER SPROWL RECEIVES MPA PRINCIPAL’S AWARD

By Barbie Cirone on March 24, 2017, at 11:40 a.m.

“Tournées French Film Festival” at UMFK

By UMFK News on March 24, 2017, at 10:23 a.m.
Shead’s Mixed Nuts show, ‘Superhero Sanitarium’ was a hit both at their school and Eastport Arts Center performances, and netted them third place ranking of all competitors at the Eastern Regional of the Maine Drama Festival competition on March 11 at Mount Desert Island High School. All-festival cast award winners Sarah Bartlett (‘Mental’) and Caroll Francis Jr. (‘Speed Freak’) are in the capes; Halle Sullivan (standing) is Dr. Gail Eisner and Audrey Bradbury (far right) is Lois Lancaster. 

Teenage Thespians Trod the Boards, Brought Back Awards

By Lauren Koss on March 24, 2017, at 10:18 a.m.