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October 2020

Maine Compost School (Highmoor Farm, Monmouth)

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 23, 2020

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
$575

Maine Compost School is the longest-running Compost School in the United States. The Maine Compost School offers both classroom and laboratory hands-on activities. For people interested and/or involved with medium and large-scale composting operations. This course is a certificate program and trains personnel to be qualified compost site operators. This course takes place over one week starting Monday, Oct 19 and ending Friday, Oct 23.

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Maine Compost School (Highmoor Farm, Monmouth)

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 23, 2020

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
$575

Maine Compost School is the longest-running Compost School in the United States. The Maine Compost School offers both classroom and laboratory hands-on activities. For people interested and/or involved with medium and large-scale composting operations. This course is a certificate program and trains personnel to be qualified compost site operators. This course takes place over one week starting Monday, Oct 19 and ending Friday, Oct 23.

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Advancing Nonviolent Communication (online)

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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One event on October 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

$385

This four-day ONLINE workshop will bring clarity on how what you think, say, and do impacts your relationship with yourself and others. Bring your Nonviolent Communication skills to a new level as you transform habits and patterns that are not serving you and those you interact with at work, in your family and in your community.

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Engaging Your Critical Thinking Skills (online)

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

$150

Critical thinking can improve your ability to make decisions, solve problems, advocate for a cause and communicate more effectively in your personal and professional relationships. All you need is an open mind, your natural curiosity and a willingness to step back and reflect. Critical thinking is not a mysterious trait or an intellectual bag of tricks, but a skill that anyone can learn. It is a combination of powerful skills, ideas and practices that can help you be more effective…

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The Maine Hunger Dialogue Webinar

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Free

Join students and staff from colleges across Maine via Zoom to: Explore best practices for campuses to address student food insecurity and responses during Covid-19 Learn the results of a state-wide Maine college student food and housing insecurity survey Learn of food preservation resources and techniques Apply for $500 Food Insecurity Mini-Grants to build action-oriented programs on your campus Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

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Virtual UMaine/UMM Budget Forum

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Provost John Volin and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Qualls will lead a virtual FY21 and FY22 Campus Budget Forum on Friday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m.–noon. The forum will include an update on the FY21 budget and preliminary discussion of the FY22 budget.    The link to the event: https://youtu.be/YvEiyhyBSEE The campus community is encouraged to attend and participate in this important discussion. All are welcome to send questions to umaine.alerts@maine.edu. As many questions as possible will be addressed…

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Faculty Discussions About Brightspace (online)

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Faculty members are invited to share their input. What do you love about Brightspace? What would you love to see done differently? Maybe we can help. IT, CITL, and Faculty Senate IT Committee will host this discussion to hear about what features would make the learning for your students better, and your teaching more streamlined. It also may be a great opportunity to learn solutions and added features you may not know about yet. Register here. Sponsored by IT, CITL,…

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28th Annual Harold W. Borns, Jr. Symposium (online)

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

The 2020–21 Virtual Borns Symposium will begin on Monday, Oct. 5 from noon–1 p.m. This virtual event will take place weekly as a one-hour Zoom event during the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 academic semesters. This weekly one-hour Zoom format will allow three CCI graduate students to present their papers during each one-hour Zoom session. Each presentation will be 12 minutes in length with 2–3 minutes for Q&A. Each week’s session will start with a summary of the previous week’s…

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Difficult Conversations and Support in the Classroom (online)

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Discussion moderated by Dr. Lily Herakova as part of the CMJ Fall Colloquium series, via Zoom: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://maine.zoom.us/j/98336265967?pwd=S0g2OHF4Y3liRVpuVUU3MzZzbTZVQT09 Or Telephone: US: +1.646.876.9923 or +1.301.715.8592 or +1.312.626.6799 or +1.346.248.7799 or +1.408.638.0968 or +1.669.900.6833 or +1.253.215.8782 Meeting ID: 983 3626 5967 Password: 104707 Sponsored by the Department of Communication and Journalism.

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Virtual Informal Town Hall for UMaine and UMM Students

October 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy for an informal virtual town hall for UMaine and UMM students to discuss how things are going, consider issues for the remainder of the semester and look ahead to spring 2021. The event will be held on Monday, Oct. 26 at 3:30 p.m. Among those joining the President will be Provost John Volin, Head of Campus Dan Qualls, Vice President Robert Dana and Dean of Students Marnie Kaler. The link to the livestream:…

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