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April 2018

Student Art Exhibition

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 4, 2018

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine Department of Art will present the 2018 Juried Student Art Exhibition that features work by current studio art, art history and art education students. The exhibition will be on display from April 6 to May 4 in the Lord Hall Gallery. The venue provides an opportunity for undergraduate students at all levels to exhibit their work. This year, 89 works of art were selected from more than 300 submissions in a range of media. Paintings, drawings,…

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Wicked Problems: What Psychology Has to Offer in Their Interdisciplinary Study

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A presentation by Dr. Linda Silka, Senior Fellow, Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions.  

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Dr. Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence: Exploring the Ocean in the 21st Century

April 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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"Exploring the Ocean in the 21st Century," a lecture presented by Dr. Sylvia Earle. Sylvia Earle is President and Chairman of Mission Blue/The Sylvia Earle Alliance. She is a National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, and is called Her Deepness by the New Yorker and the New York Times, Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first Hero for the Planet by Time Magazine. She is an oceanographer, explorer, author and lecturer with experience as a field research scientist,…

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May 2018

Student Art Exhibition

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 4, 2018

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine Department of Art will present the 2018 Juried Student Art Exhibition that features work by current studio art, art history and art education students. The exhibition will be on display from April 6 to May 4 in the Lord Hall Gallery. The venue provides an opportunity for undergraduate students at all levels to exhibit their work. This year, 89 works of art were selected from more than 300 submissions in a range of media. Paintings, drawings,…

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Cosmic Recipe

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The famous astronomer Carl Sagan once said: “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” Though that may sound crazy, Sagan was onto something big. Want to know what? Pull up a chair at the planetarium’s Periodic Table and learn the cosmic recipes that created everything in our world — even humans. Discover how the Big Bang cooked up everyday elements such as the calcium in our teeth, the silicon in our smart…

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26th Annual Harold W. Borns Jr. Symposium

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Harold W. Borns Jr. Symposium is an annual event that features presentations and discussion by Climate Change Institute graduate students and faculty on emerging research and topics related to global environmental change. This year the symposium will feature three guest lectures: May 1, 3:45 p.m. — Invited Lecture: Rolfe Mandel, University Distinguished Professor Director, Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, will present "Landscape Response to Bioclimatic Changes Over the Past 13,000 Years in the Central Great Plains of North America."  May…

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Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Data in R

May 1 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Presented by Fogler Library and Wheatland Geospatial Programs, "Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Data in R" will explore recent advancements in hierarchical random effects models using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods with application and examples for statistical ecology. The focus is on linear and generalized linear modeling frameworks that accommodate spatial and temporal associations. Lecture and exercises offer an applied perspective on model specification, identifiability of parameters, and computational considerations for Bayesian inference from posterior distributions. Registration is required. Further details…

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26th Annual Harold W. Borns, Jr. Symposium

May 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Harold W. Borns, Jr. Symposium is an annual event that features presentations and discussion by Climate Change Institute graduate students and faculty on emerging research and topics related to global environmental change. This year the symposium will feature three guest lectures: May 1, 3:45 p.m. — Invited Lecture: Rolfe Mandel, University Distinguished Professor Director, Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, will present "Landscape Response to Bioclimatic Changes Over the Past 13,000 Years in the Central Great Plains of North America."  May…

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Student Art Exhibition

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 4, 2018

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine Department of Art will present the 2018 Juried Student Art Exhibition that features work by current studio art, art history and art education students. The exhibition will be on display from April 6 to May 4 in the Lord Hall Gallery. The venue provides an opportunity for undergraduate students at all levels to exhibit their work. This year, 89 works of art were selected from more than 300 submissions in a range of media. Paintings, drawings,…

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Hierarchical Models for Sparsely Sampled High-Dimensional LiDAR and Forest Variables: An Interior Alaska FIA Case Study

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nutting Hall, Room 204, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents a talk by Andrew Finley, Associate Professor of Forest Management and Modeling, Michigan State University. Questions or for further details, contact Tony Guay at anthony.p.guay@maine.edu or Dan Hayes at daniel.j.hayes@maine.edu. The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. This series is possible thanks to generous support from the Maine…

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Student Art Exhibition

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 4, 2018

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine Department of Art will present the 2018 Juried Student Art Exhibition that features work by current studio art, art history and art education students. The exhibition will be on display from April 6 to May 4 in the Lord Hall Gallery. The venue provides an opportunity for undergraduate students at all levels to exhibit their work. This year, 89 works of art were selected from more than 300 submissions in a range of media. Paintings, drawings,…

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Student Art Exhibition

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until May 4, 2018

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine Department of Art will present the 2018 Juried Student Art Exhibition that features work by current studio art, art history and art education students. The exhibition will be on display from April 6 to May 4 in the Lord Hall Gallery. The venue provides an opportunity for undergraduate students at all levels to exhibit their work. This year, 89 works of art were selected from more than 300 submissions in a range of media. Paintings, drawings,…

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New Media Night

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5785 United States

New Media seniors present capstone projects that invite participation on the internet and in the real world.

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We Are Astronomers

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

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

Do you know what an astronomer does? "We Are Astronomers" reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. See how technologies such as the Large Hadron Collider, the observatories of Chile and the Hubble Space Telescope work and how they are used by teams around the world in this entertaining planetarium show. This show is narrated by former Dr Who star David Tennant and accompanied with music by New Zealand composer Rhian…

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Earth, Moon and Sun

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2018

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

"Earth, Moon and 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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We Are Astronomers

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

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

Do you know what an astronomer does? "We Are Astronomers" reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. See how technologies such as the Large Hadron Collider, the observatories of Chile and the Hubble Space Telescope work and how they are used by teams around the world in this entertaining planetarium show. This show is narrated by former Dr Who star David Tennant and accompanied with music by New Zealand composer Rhian…

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Earth, Moon and Sun

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2018

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

"Earth, Moon and 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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Seminar: Agriculture and Environmental Concerns in Mato Grosso, Brazil

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rogers Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

"Research perspectives on agriculture and environmental concerns in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil," presented by Dr. Daniel Abreu, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Brazilian Agricultural Sustainability Research and Education Program.

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We Are Astronomers

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

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

Do you know what an astronomer does? "We Are Astronomers" reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. See how technologies such as the Large Hadron Collider, the observatories of Chile and the Hubble Space Telescope work and how they are used by teams around the world in this entertaining planetarium show. This show is narrated by former Dr Who star David Tennant and accompanied with music by New Zealand composer Rhian…

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Earth, Moon and Sun

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 27, 2018

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

"Earth, Moon and 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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