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10:00 am

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

December 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Take a fun and lighthearted look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. Orion comes to life in a fun-filled animation accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse. Follow Orion’s adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot […]

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12:01 pm

Glory, Glory, Pareidolia: A Method for Addressing Gerrymandering through Topological rather than Geometric Means

December 3, 2019 @ 12:01 pm - 1:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

Are you interested in how the Congressional gerrymandering crisis might be addressed? If so, join us at a presentation on pioneering work being accomplished by University of Maine System researchers to guide State legislatures and the courts toward far more defensible redistricting results. Matthew Dube, assistant professor at the University of Maine at Augusta and […]

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12:30 pm

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies — Fall 2019 Colloquium Series

December 3, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Rebecca Buchanan presents, "'I Feel Like I've Had a Bag Over My Head': New Teachers Explore Issues of Diversity, Power and Justice." Members of the community are invited to hear WGS-related scholarship and network with others. Click here for more information on WGS Fall 2019 Colloquium Series events.

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