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September 2017

Art of Climate Science

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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Cooking for Crowds, Augusta

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Kennebec County Office, 125 State Street, 3rd Floor
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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$15

Many organizations and community groups rely on volunteers for a variety of food events such as fundraising, fellowships, food pantries or other service to the community. But cooking for a crowd is tricky. How do you store all that food? When is the food completely cooked? How long can you leave food on the buffet table? Join UMaine Extension Community Education Associate Debbie Barnett in this workshop on safe food handling designed specifically for volunteers. Participants receive "Cooking for Crowds,"…

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Art Exhibition: Susan Groce and Antonia Small

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 22, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

This summer, the Lord Hall Gallery on the University of Maine campus hosts exhibitions by two of Maine’s leading artists, both of whom live in Port Clyde. “Susan Groce: Prints and Drawings” will present the work of Groce, a professor of art at UMaine. Both Groce's small- and large-scale images speak to the nature of space and the environment. Through her art, Groce makes visible the complexity and impermanence of the world and “how through environmental time, elemental forces such as wind,…

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Dining with Diabetes Down East, Prospect Harbor

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 5, 2017

Prospect Harbor Women’s Club, 63 Main Street
Prospect Harbor, ME 04669 United States
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Free

This free program complements medical care by teaching people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, and their family members and caregivers what they can do to help control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol. UMaine Extension registered dietitian and nutritionist Alan Majka will provide presentations, lead discussions and demonstrate preparation of nutritious recipes that participants can sample. Participants will meet once a week for four weeks. You will learn how to select and prepare foods that help to control blood…

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School Counselor Update Event: Freeport

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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School counselors are invited to join our recruitment staff to learn about new initiatives on-campus, updates in our admissions process and the University in general. For more information, visit go.umaine.edu/counselors/counselor-events/.

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Spanish Table

September 21 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Thursday, repeating until December 8, 2017

Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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No matter your level, bring your lunch and join us for conversation in Spanish. This event is held every Thursday when classes are in session.  

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2017 Senator George J. Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

Facts versus Values: How can we make better decisions? Keynote speaker: Thomas Dietz, Michigan State University Remarks by Senator George J. Mitchell. Reception to follow. The 21st century will see unprecedented transformations in human life and vast changes on planet Earth. Key among these are the problems of sustainability, but emerging technologies — especially the intersection of nano, bio, information and cognitive technologies — also have the potential to reshape human life. These challenges will require difficult decisions based on both science and…

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New Writing Series — Mark Tardi (Poetry)

September 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
AP/PE Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The New Writing Series opens its eighteenth season of literary programming at the University of Maine with a fiction reading on September 14. The line-up for the fall is as follows: Sept. 14 — Joanna Ruocco (fiction) Sept. 21 — Mark Tardi (poetry) Oct. 5 — Claire Donato (poetry, digital humanities) Oct. 19 — Roy Kesey (fiction) Nov. 9 — Idra Novey (fiction) All NWS events are held at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoons in the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE Space in 104 Stewart Commons. Visiting writers are introduced by English faculty members. All events are free and open to…

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Woodard and Curran Engineering Open House

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Woodard and Curran is an is a 1,000-person, engineering, science and operations company based in Portland. The company employs many types of engineers and was founded by a former professor and a graduate student. For more information about Woodard and Curran, visit woodardcurran.com or www.facebook.com/WoodardCurran. Come and learn about Woodard and Curran as well as engineering consulting as a career option. Use the following link to pre-register for the event. One of the pre-registered attendees will win a $100 UMaine bookstore gift card. Pre-registration…

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Touchstones of Inspiration: Notes from a Sculptor

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A lecture by Hugh Lassen. For more information about Hugh Lassen and his work, visit hughlassen.com.  

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Experiences as a Latino that Influenced a Career

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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Free

This is the first lecture in the Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series 2017. Presented by Rachelle Tome, a former Chief Academic Office for the Maine Department of Education. Free and open to the public. A reception will follow the lecture. To view the series flyer, click here.

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Art of Climate Science

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Fernald Gallery, University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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Free

An exhibit of photography and art from researchers at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, highlighting research activities of CCI faculty, students and staff engaged in climate change research at the University of Maine and around the world. The purpose is to share the nature and beauty in our work with the public. For additional information or to request an accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson at 207.338.8049.

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Art Exhibition: Susan Groce and Antonia Small

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 22, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

This summer, the Lord Hall Gallery on the University of Maine campus hosts exhibitions by two of Maine’s leading artists, both of whom live in Port Clyde. “Susan Groce: Prints and Drawings” will present the work of Groce, a professor of art at UMaine. Both Groce's small- and large-scale images speak to the nature of space and the environment. Through her art, Groce makes visible the complexity and impermanence of the world and “how through environmental time, elemental forces such as wind,…

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Family and Friends Weekend

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 23, 2017 at 8:00am

One event on September 24, 2017 at 9:00am

University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Join the Division of Student Life in welcoming back family members and friends of current UMaine black bears. Visit umaine.edu/studentlife/familyandfriends for all event details.

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School Counselor Update Event: Portland

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bruno’s Restaurant, 33 Allen Avenue
Portland, ME 04103 United States
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School counselors are invited to join our recruitment staff to learn about new initiatives on-campus, updates in our admissions process and the University in general. For more information, visit go.umaine.edu/counselors/counselor-events/.

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Field Hockey vs Northeastern University

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UMaine Field Hockey Complex, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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For a full schedule, click here.

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Structural Dynamics of Adult Peripheral Neurons

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A talk by Ben Harrison, Ph.D., University of New England. Harrison has a Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Genetics from the University of Wales and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He received postdoctoral training in Neuroscience and Bioinformatics with Jeff Petruska and Eric Rouchka at the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, University of Louisville. His research focuses on the molecular mechanisms that control neuron growth in the adult/developed nervous system. As a new faculty…

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The To-Night Show at the Emera Astronomy Center

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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In this all-live late night talk show styled planetarium program, your host will bring you the latest and greatest in astronomy news including NASA missions, new discoveries, and plenty of (bad) jokes. Starring 4-time Emmy watching host Scott Mitchell, the legally and creatively distinct To-night Show offers fun and entertainment, while definitely not infringing on the copyright of NBC. The guest stars here are a lot brighter than your usual fare. Come check it out. Praise for the To-Night Show: "Isn't…

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Ryan MacDonald: Guest Artist and Alumnus Flute Recital

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

For a full schedule of events or to purchase tickets, visit umaine.edu/spa/fall-calendar-2017.

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Acadian Soirée

September 23 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Anah Shrine Hall, 1404 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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A celebration of delicious Acadian food, culture and lively music. Adults $20 / Children 13 and under $10 For more information, click here.

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