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Racial Justice Challenge

August 3 - August 7

The Racial Justice Challenge is around the corner and we hope you'll join us. Each day, for five days, you'll receive an email with several tasks designed to learn, listen, share, and take action regarding race, racism, and antiracism. We'll explore how to be antiracist (versus "not racist"), move beyond a single story, examine issues […]

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Summer University

August 5
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 21, 2020

Click here to view the full 2019–20 Academic Year Calendar.

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9:30 am

4-H Summer Program: Empowering MEandYou Teen Wellness

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 6, 2020

The #EmpoweringMEandYou Teen Wellness program is based on the Healthy Living Curriculum series by the same name. Teens will learn coping strategies for stress, how to combat negative thinking patterns, and how to recognize your own self-worth and self-esteem. Lessons will also include mindfulness practices and yoga. Open to any teen in the state of […]

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10:00 am

4-H Summer Program: Nature Journaling with Art and Photography

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 20, 2020

Whether you live in a country house or a city apartment, you can step outside and find nature everywhere. If you pay attention, you will see amazing things happening in your own backyard. Recording what you see is a method that has been used by scientists for centuries. In this series, we will meet four […]

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Dissertation Defense: Bouhee Kang

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bouhee Kang, a candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Food and Nutrition Sciences, will be defending her dissertation titled: "Development of Valuable and Multifunctional Protein-Based Food Ingredients From Invasive Green Crabs." Zoom Presentation: Contact Bouhee Kang (bouhee.kang@maine.edu) for the Zoom link.

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11:00 am

UMaine Health Connection Chats: The Importance of Sleep in Maintaining Health (online)

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Live, practical information and tips for staying healthy for Maine’s 60+ citizens and other persons at high risk for COVID-19. The speaker on August 5 is Angelica Boeve, M.A., Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Maine. For call-in or Zoom connection link, contact Kelley Morris at kelley.morris@maine.edu or 207.262.7925. To view […]

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2:00 pm

Dissertation Defense: Yaping Zhu

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Yaping Zhu, a candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Chemical Engineering will be defending her dissertation titled: "Crack Resistance of Water Borne Barrier Coating." Zoom Presentation: Contact Yaping Zhu (yaping.zhu@maine.edu) for the Zoom link.

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Dissertation Defense: Alejandro Molina Moctezuma

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Alejandro Molina Moctezuma, a candidate for Doctor of Philosophy in Wildlife Ecology, will be defending his dissertation title, "Movement and Survival of Atlantic Salmon Smolts In the Penobscot River, Maine." Zoom presentation: Contact Alejandro, alejandro.molina@maine.edu, for the Zoom link.

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3:00 pm

4-H Summer Program: Maine Citizen Science 4-H SPIN Club

August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

An exciting opportunity for kids in 4th through 8th grade to join the second wave of this virtual 4-H club — the 4-H Citizen Scientists. In this club, participants will practice citizen science in their own back yard, and observe and report on the nature around them while making connections with fellow citizen scientists around […]

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