UMaine Freshman Biology Students Spend Week at Schoodic Point 

Governor Baldacci visited with some of Maine’s future scientists Wednesday.While at Acadia National Park, the Governor made a stop at the Schoodic Education and Research Center.That’s where University of Maine freshman biology majors are spending the week, as part of a special orientation retreat.School of Biology and Ecology director Ellie Grodin says the retreat is a chance for students to get to know their academic advisors and fellow students.She says it’s important to start them out on the right foot.The students will make their way to Orono on Friday to begin campus-wide freshman orientation.