INT 188

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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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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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