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April 2017

Special Topics Series: Social Anxiety and Introversion

April 12 @ 12:00 pm
Bumps Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

Lectures organized by Counselors, Doctoral Interns, and Masters Students and hosted by the Mind Spa, an extension of the UMaine Counseling Center. Each date has a specific health-related topic to be discussed. Students do not need to attend all events. Each event will cover material specific to the topic designated for that date.

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Wednesdays at the Wilson — Dinner and Dialogue

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 3, 2017

Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

Each Wednesday the Wilson Center presents delicious home-cooked food and discussions, games, activities, speakers and events relating to spirituality, religion, multifaith collaboration, peace and social/environmental justice.  All are welcome. For more information about Wilson Center events, click here.

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TACKLE Adulting

April 17 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Walker Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Lectures hosted by the Mind Spa, an extension of the UMaine Counseling Center. Students do not need to attend all events. Each event will cover material specific to the topic designated for that date.

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Taking an Integrative View of the Mexico City Sustainability Challenge

April 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Timothy Downs Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Clark University There is much to be gained from taking a much more integrative view of the sustainability challenges of mega-cities like Mexico City, and designing projects accordingly. Three "conundrums" for sustainable development (SD) can be articulated: 1) The Socio-Ecological Complexity Conundrum; 2) The Varying Temporal/Spatial Scales Conundrum; and 3) The Stakeholder Diversity Conundrum. These conundrums, and resultant gaps in effective SD practice can be addressed using an integrative framework of six domains: 1) project framing,…

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Monday Meditation Circle

April 17 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45pm on Monday, repeating until May 1, 2017

Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

Meditation Circle meets every Monday that school is in session at The Wilson Center. This group is facilitated by Theodate Lawlor and Steve McKay in the style of Thich Nhat Hanh. We look forward to sitting with you.

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Special Topics Series: Diversity and Inclusion

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bumps Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

Lectures organized by Counselors, Doctoral Interns, and Masters Students and hosted by the Mind Spa, an extension of the UMaine Counseling Center. Each date has a specific health-related topic to be discussed. Students do not need to attend all events. Each event will cover material specific to the topic designated for that date.

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Wednesdays at the Wilson — Dinner and Dialogue

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 3, 2017

Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

Each Wednesday the Wilson Center presents delicious home-cooked food and discussions, games, activities, speakers and events relating to spirituality, religion, multifaith collaboration, peace and social/environmental justice.  All are welcome. For more information about Wilson Center events, click here.

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Volunteer: Healthy High 5k/10k Race

April 20 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
New Balance Student Recreation Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Volunteers are needed for the following activities: setting up registration, t-shirt distribution and/or bib assignment, directing traffic, ensuring safety, handing out medals, cheer for runners, starting line support, musician/band, photography, post-race clean up. For more information, contact Mamie Clarke at 581.1423 or mamie.clarke@maine.edu.  

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UMaine Healthy High 5k and 10k

April 20 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
$5 - $20

5k and 10k race. First 500 participants receive a t-shirt. Proceeds go to Soles for Souls (Please bring any sneakers or shoes to donate for those around the world who are in need of sneakers and shoes. Each pair donate will enter you into a raffle for a chance to win great prizes.), Black Bears for Recovery and LiveWell Wellness Coaching, and Black Bear Exchange (The Black Bear Exchange is a food pantry and clothing exchange combination. There is no…

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Archaeology Matters: The Relevance of Archaeology in the Modern World

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hutchins Hall, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469
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Free

A talk by  Jeremy Sabloff, External Professor/Past President, Santa Fe Institute and Christopher H. Browne, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania. Part of the Phi Beta Kappa Spring 2017 series of talks. Abstract: Archaeology is not just about the past but also is relevant to the world today. It can fill key gaps in recent history that have been ignored by written records, it can help preserve and conserve the world’s historical heritage, it can strengthen tourism and economic opportunities, it can help…

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WW Kayak Educational Sessions

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wallace Pool, Memorial Gym, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$5

Kayaking education event. Contact Maine Bound Outdoor Adventures for detailed description.

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TACKLE Relationships

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Walker Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

Lectures hosted by the Mind Spa, an extension of the UMaine Counseling Center. Students do not need to attend all events. Each event will cover material specific to the topic designated for that date.

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Monday Meditation Circle

April 24 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45pm on Monday, repeating until May 1, 2017

Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

Meditation Circle meets every Monday that school is in session at The Wilson Center. This group is facilitated by Theodate Lawlor and Steve McKay in the style of Thich Nhat Hanh. We look forward to sitting with you.

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Special Topics Series: Intro to Mindfulness

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bumps Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

Lectures organized by Counselors, Doctoral Interns, and Masters Students and hosted by the Mind Spa, an extension of the UMaine Counseling Center. Each date has a specific health-related topic to be discussed. Students do not need to attend all events. Each event will cover material specific to the topic designated for that date.

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Wednesdays at the Wilson — Dinner and Dialogue

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

Each Wednesday the Wilson Center presents delicious home-cooked food and discussions, games, activities, speakers and events relating to spirituality, religion, multifaith collaboration, peace and social/environmental justice.  All are welcome. A Come to the Table dinner is held the last Wednesday of the month.  On April 26, the topic for discussion will be "Climate Change and Care for the Earth." Come to the Table dinners are hosted by the Spiritual Coexistence Student Group in collaboration with UMaine Hillel, Muslim Student Association and South Asian Association…

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Clifton Rock Climbing

April 29 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Maine Bound Adventure Center, 46 Sebago Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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$40

Day trip for outdoor rock climbing in Clifton, ME. Contact the Maine Bound Adventure Center for more information.

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May 2017

The Long Road from Pollution to Protection; History in the Making

May 1 @ 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 Matt Scott, Aquatic Biologist. This talk will provide a living history of the state of water quality in Maine by aquatic biologist Matt Scott. Matt will focus on the history of Maine’s polluted waterways based on past records and personal history. We all live in a watershed, be it lotic or lentic, and our human footprints impact them all. The beginning of this living history perhaps dates back to the industrial revolution with Maine’s recovery from the…

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Monday Meditation Circle

May 1 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45pm on Monday, repeating until May 1, 2017

Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

Meditation Circle meets every Monday that school is in session at The Wilson Center. This group is facilitated by Theodate Lawlor and Steve McKay in the style of Thich Nhat Hanh. We look forward to sitting with you.

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Wednesdays at the Wilson — Dinner and Dialogue

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 3, 2017

Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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Free

Each Wednesday the Wilson Center presents delicious home-cooked food and discussions, games, activities, speakers and events relating to spirituality, religion, multifaith collaboration, peace and social/environmental justice.  All are welcome. For more information about Wilson Center events, click here.

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Women of the World Luncheon: Tea and Snacks Around the World

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St.
Orono, ME 04473 United States
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$5

Women of the World (WOW) is a group of international women, including Americans, who gather once a month in Orono around an ethnic lunch, to share their cultural heritages. A presentation usually follows the meal, and various artifacts, books and maps are usually on display. Children under 6, no cost to attend with their mothers Children 6–10, $2.00 All others, $5.00

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