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12:00 pm

Department of Communication and Journalism Fall 2019 Colloquium Series

November 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Dunn Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The complicated role of humans in wildlife conservation: A journey through case studies. A talk by Dr. Carly Sponarski, Assistant Professor, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology.

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3:00 pm

Navigating the Second, Third, and Fourth Lives of Organic “Wastes”: Circular Food Systems and Curbside Compost

November 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A talk by representatives from Scrap Dogs Community Compost.  Scrapdogs Community Compost According to a 2011 study by the University of Maine, approximately 40% of Maine's municipal solid waste (MSW) is compostable. What's the best way to divert food waste currently disposed as MSW? How can curbside compost methods be successfully deployed in parts of […]

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4:00 pm

Cybersecurity and Cyber Terrorism Fireside Chat: Real Threats and Challenges

November 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States

A talk by Dr. James Burrell, former deputy assistant director of the FBI's Cyber Division.  Cybersecurity represents an increasingly complex challenge for the effective implementation of security and privacy controls. These challenges require strategic considerations for the adoption and integration of innovative technologies to protect critical systems and sensitive information. This interactive presentation session will provide an overview of […]

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6:00 pm

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Film Series: ‘Before Tomorrow’

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

Greg Quill's review of Before Tomorrow from The Star: "A disturbing and powerful metaphor for the doom visited on the Inuit after their insulated world was penetrated by Europeans in the mid-1800s, Before Tomorrow, co-directed by native filmmakers and writers Marie-Hélène Cousineau and Madeline Ivalu, imagines a moment in which these once hardy people, ill-equipped […]

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