Academics & Enrollment

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Early College research and STEM program expands to additional campuses

Building on the success of the Integrated Science Research and Career Exploration course at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast the past few years, this innovative course for rising 11th and 12th graders is now expanding to the Orono and Machias campuses. Introduction to Integrated Science and Career Exploration (INT 188) is a […]

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UMaine Hutchinson Center Announces Winter Session/Spring 2022 Class Registration

Winter Session and Spring 2022 registration is open through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center for both undergraduate and graduate-level courses, certificates and degree programs. Limited need-based scholarships are available. The Hutchinson Center offers five fully online UMaine undergraduate bachelor degree programs: Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, Surveying Engineering Technology and University Studies. Additionally, a […]

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A Summer of Fieldwork, Data Analysis and Friendship in Belfast

This summer, high school students from across the US took part in an Integrated Science and Career Exploration Early College Course at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. They collected data on microplastics on Sears Island, conducted experiments in sophisticated biology and chemistry labs, tested their hypothesis, interviewed STEM professionals and made lasting friendships.   […]

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UMaine Hutchinson Center Announces Fall 2021 Class Registration

Fall registration is open through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, certificates and degree programs. Limited need-based scholarships are available. The Hutchinson Center offers five fully online UMaine undergraduate bachelor degree programs: Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, Surveying Engineering Technology and University Studies. Additionally, a number of in-person […]

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Interview with Michelle Moschkau, MSW Student & Scholarship Recipient

Meet Michelle Moschkau, UMaine Master of Social Work student. Moschkau is also a member of the UMaine Professional Opioid Workforce Response Program (POWR). Receiving an academic scholarship enabled Moschkau to focus on her course work and clinical field placement and increase her awareness around the relationship between substance abuse disorder and trauma, furthering her resolve […]

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UMaine Early College students put Belfast Bay under the microscope

Eleven students from six Maine high schools and from area homeschool programs started the summer in various Belfast Bay locations as part of an intensive three- week STEM research course offered through the University of Maine’s Early College Program.  The students came from Belfast Area High School, Hermon High School, John Bapst High School, Lawrence […]

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STEM research and career symposium

The public is invited to attend a free research and career symposium July 12, 5–7 p.m at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, featuring a keynote address by Kristina Cammen, a marine mammal science professor in UMaine’s School of Marine Sciences.  The 11 students from seven area high schools who are enrolled in the UMaine […]

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Early College at the Hutchinson Center

The University of Maine Early College Program encourages high school students to earn university credit by attending live courses at the Hutchinson Center, the Orono campus and online. Courses are offered tuition-free in a range of disciplines. including mathematics, sciences, the arts, humanities and social sciences. This summer, the Early College Program is pleased to […]

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