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August 20
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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

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7:00 am

4-H Summer Program: Leadership Series 6: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Easy Ways to Facilitate Groups

August 20 @ 7:00 am - 8:15 am
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One event on August 20, 2020 at 7:00 am

As part of the Youth Leadership Development series, participants will learn 4 key elements that make you a great facilitator. This interactive session will allow youth to explore these concepts while working together to highlight simple ways to be successful. Register by Aug. 10. Youth ages 12 and up; open to Maine youth; maximum 30 […]

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8:00 am

Annual Maine Wild Blueberry  Pancake Breakfast

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
University Mall, W Mall Rd., University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

NOTE: This event has been rescheduled from Tuesday, Aug. 18. President Joan Ferrini-Mundy's Annual Maine Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast for the UMaine community will be held on Aug. 18, 8–9 a.m. on the Mall. Grab-and-go food service. All members of the community are invited to attend. Rain location: Wells Conference Center

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10:00 am

4-H Summer Program: Squid Dissection

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Youth will learn about the anatomy of a squid during this hands-on dissection. Your squid will be mailed to your home before the workshop. Register by July 15. Ages 9 and up; open to Maine youth; maximum 6 attendees per session. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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4-H Summer Program: Speak Up! Building Skills and Confidence through Public Speaking

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 20, 2020 at 10:00 am

This is a two-session workshop where 4-H youth cloverbuds through senior members can learn about public speaking. We will go over what public speaking is, why and when we use it, how public speaking helps youth share ideas and build confidence, and ultimately how to build your own 4-H public speaking presentation. In the second […]

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Dissertation Defense: Sudeera Kamburugamuwe Loku Acharige

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sudeera Kamburugamuwe Loku Acharige, a candidate for Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, will be defending her dissertation titled, "Intramolecular Method for Formation of Glycosylic Bonds."

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Pushing Climate Change Research to the Roof of the World: Expedition Everest

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

UMaine Professor Paul Andrew Mayewski has been to the top of the world — literally. On August 20 he will show and tell us what it's like. In 2019, Dr. Mayewski, director of UMaine's Climate Change Institute, led a team of researchers to Mount Everest to install the world's highest weather-monitoring stations and extracted the […]

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12:00 pm

Thesis Defense: Hayden Koller

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hayden Koller, a candidate for the Master of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition, will be defending his thesis titled: "Biogenic Amines as a Product of the Metabolism of Proteins in Beer." Zoom Presentation: Contact Hayden Koller (hayden.koller@maine.edu) for the Zoom link.

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1:00 pm

4-H Summer Program: Squid Dissection

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Youth will learn about the anatomy of a squid during this hands-on dissection. Your squid will be mailed to your home before the workshop. Register by July 15. Ages 9 and up; open to Maine youth; maximum 6 attendees per session. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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6:00 pm

Livestock Nutrition Webinar Series — Swine

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Windham Butcher Shop are pleased to announce a series of livestock nutrition talks that cover basic nutrition and feeding needs of small ruminants, beef cattle, pigs and poultry. Join Dr. Colt W. Knight as he discusses the nutritional demands for livestock, differences among feeds, and why a properly […]

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