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March 2021

Netflix Party with the IFRC — Discussion by Michelle Obama (online)

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Synopsis: Former First Lady Michelle Obama discusses her life, hopes and connections with others.  Anyone with a Netflix account can join. Link will be posted in IFRC's Instagram bio.

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The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneeering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine (online)

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

National Archives Museum Online Register View on YouTube In the mid-19th century, it was an unheard of notion for a woman to study medicine, but in 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in America to receive an M.D. She was soon joined by her younger sister, Emily, and together, the Blackwells founded the New York Infirmary for Indigent Women and Children, the first hospital staffed entirely by women. In The Doctors Blackwell, Janice P. Nimura presents the story of these pioneering sisters…

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Building Intergenerational Resilience — A Collaborative Community Effort (online)

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speakers:  Janice L. Pelletier, MD, FAAP with Jennifer Curran Ph.D, and Mary Tedesco-Schneck, Ph.D., RN, CPNP. About the speakers: Janice Pelletier is a pediatrician, teacher, researcher, and advocate in this community for over 3 decades. She helped to develop and co-teach at the University of Maine a novel course, called “Introduction to Health Professions.” She is a Board member and Past-President of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Colleagues in the project to build intergenerational resilience include…

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The Growing Danger of Nuclear Weapons (and How Physicists Can Help Reduce It) (online)

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a talk by Laura Grego, Senior Scientist, Research Director and Acting Co-Director of the Global Security Problem at the Union of Concerned Scientists, on Friday, March 5 at 3 p.m. Grego's talk, "he Growing Danger of Nuclear Weapons (and how physicists can help reduce it),: will explain the current nuclear crisis, provide feasible remedies and introduce a new project sponsored by the American Physical Society to help physicist once again get involved…

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Building Intergenerational Resilience — A Collaborative Community Effort

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Speakers:  Janice L. Pelletier, MD, FAAP with Mary Tedesco-Schneck, Ph.D, RN, CPNP. About the speakers: Janice Pelletier is a pediatrician, teacher, researcher and advocate in this community for over 3 decades. She helped to develop and co-teach at the University of Maine a novel course, called “Introduction to Health Professions.” She is a Board member and Past-President of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Colleagues in the project to build intergenerational resilience include Dr. Jennifer Curran, a psychologist…

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The Sun — Our Living Star

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 26, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. The passage of the sun’s fiery disc across the sky — day by day, month by month — was the only way to keep track of…

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Women of The First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit (online)

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Join the Smithsonian and the Anacostia Community Museum for an important environmental justice reunion and focus on female activism. This community forum brings together several women who were participants in the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit of 1991. How did this summit impact their work? What lessons were learned in the past that can be applied to efforts today?   About the original Summit: Over the course of four days in October of 1991, more than 500…

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Earth, Moon and Sun

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 28, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Earth, Moon, & Sun is a fast-paced full dome demonstration of lunar phases, eclipses, day and night, the sun and other puzzling events with the help of a confused coyote. This program beautifully illustrates basic concepts like moon phases and seasons. Based on the trickster of Native American lore, Coyote is constantly corrected in his misunderstandings of how things work. A live tour of the Maine sky and its beautiful constellations completes this micro-unit of astronomy. Tickets for planetarium programs are…

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David Bowie Dreams

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 28, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

David Bowie Dreams engages audiences in a sensory journey full of innovation, artistry and imagination set to a pulsating soundtrack of one of rock music's greatest icons. Experience music in new ways in the planetarium at the Versant Power Astronomy Center. Tickets are $8 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit lyrics, and are intended for adult audiences. All music programs may contain bright flashing lights and fast-moving images, which have been known to trigger seizures with those with…

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Graduate Teaching Assistant Credibility: Surviving the Bifurcated Life (online)

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Talk given by Dr. Katherine Hendrix, University of Missouri, as part of the Department of Communication and Journalism's Spring 2021 Colloquium Series. Email Laura Rickard for Zoom connection information.

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