Astronomy in Aroostook County

Hello everyone and welcome to the University of Maine at Presque Isle.  If you are interested in astronomy, we have several treats for you in and around the Presque Isle area.  The University Times runs this ongoing article about astronomy and the university has an astronomy club that works closely with the local Aroostook County Astronomy Club to provide educational opportunities and occasional observing nights throughout the year. Continue reading “Astronomy in Aroostook County”

No Mountain Is Too High

    With their backpacks slung around their shoulders and snowshoes strapped to their feet, students from the University of Maine at Presque Isle and the University of Maine at Orono teamed up to hike to the summit of Mount Katahdin. The eight outing club members began the ascent on Saturday, Jan. 28, at around 10:30 a.m. Unfortunately, they wouldn’t end up summiting. Continue reading “No Mountain Is Too High”