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October 2017

Maine Stone

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 17, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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An exhibition of sculpture by Maine artists.  

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UMaine’s Annual Emergency Communications System Test

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test on Monday, Oct. 16, between the hours of 9–11 a.m., complete with three outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaine’s multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to the community during emergency situations. When UMaine’s emergency communication system is activated, several notifications occur: A text message is…

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Reclaiming a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Buchanan Alumni House, 160 College Ave.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The public is invited to the fall conference of the University of Maine Peace and Reconciliation Studies program; Eco-peace, Sustainability, Training, International Affiliations (ESTIA); and the International EcoPeace Community, a Maine-based nonprofit. Presenters at the conference include faculty from Peace and Reconciliation Studies, the College of Education and Human Development, the Department of Philosophy, School of Social Work, and School of Performing Arts, as well as ESTIA. A light lunch will be served. RSVP: sid.mitchell@maine.edu; 207.581.3435

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Using Questions as a Teaching Strategy

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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Facilitated by MacKenzie R. Stetzer, Natasha Speer and Erin Vinson. More information about the event can be found here.

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News Production of Climate Change Impacts for Diverse Audiences: The Case Study of Sea Level Rise and South Florida

October 16 @ 12:00 pm
Dunn Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A presentation by Juliet Pinto, Associate Professor, Florida International University. Part of the CMJ Colloquium Series Fall 2017.

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Past, Present, and Future of Kirtland’s Warbler Conservation

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Nutting Hall, Room 204, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A talk by Dr. Nathan Cooper, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.

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Protein Tyrosine Kinases: Biochemistry and Cancer Signaling

October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hitchner Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A talk by Gongqin Sun, Ph.D., Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island. Free and open to the public.

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The Politics of a Sustainable Coast: Money, Science, Democracy, and Climate in Southeastern Louisiana

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Presented by Michael Haedicke, Associate Professor of Sociology, Drake University. Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center. The Mitchell Center hosts a weekly talk series covering a variety of sustainability topics. For a full schedule of these events, visit umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/.

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Fall Harvest Festival and Tanglewood Tracks 3.5 Mile Trail Race

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 17, 2017

Tanglewood 4-H Camp, 1 Tanglewood Road
Lincolnville, ME 04849 United States
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$20

Join us on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 9 a.m. for the 2nd annual Tanglewood Tracks race, and then 11 a.m.–3 p.m. for a Fall Harvest Festival at Tanglewood. Race registration/check in starts at 8 a.m. This is a family-friendly event to celebrate the harvest season. Festival activities will include guided journeys through the forest, apple cider pressing, archery, pond scooping, and arts and crafts. Lunch will be served mid-day. There is no cost to attend the festival, but donations are welcome. Registration for the Tanglewood…

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2017 Maine Compost School

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 20, 2017

Highmoor Farm, 52 US Route 202
Monmouth, ME 04259 United States
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$525

Maine Compost School is the longest running Compost School in the United States. The Maine Compost School offers both classroom and laboratory hands-on activities. For people interested and/or involved with medium and large-scale composting operations. This course is a certificate program and trains personnel to be qualified compost site operators. This school is for one week, starting Monday, Oct. 16 and ending Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (except for Friday, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.)

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Maine Stone

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 17, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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An exhibition of sculpture by Maine artists.  

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Facilities Management Open House

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Service Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

Facilities Management is having an Open House. Have you ever wondered what it takes to maintain approximately 4 million square feet of space in 202 buildings across 443 acres? Join Facilities Management on Oct. 17 between 9 a.m.–3 p.m. and learn how UMaine's trades employees work behind the scenes to keep the campus presentable and operational. You may also discover that a career as a trades worker at a public institution is the right fit for you. Representatives from each of the trades shops — carpentry, custodial, HVAC,…

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Art Exhibition: Littoral Drift Nearshore

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2017

University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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An exhibition of the works of Meghann Ripenhoff. Riepenhoff exhibits a selection of camera-less images created in 2017 that record the essence of nature in its most elemental and fluctuating states. Riepenhoff works primarily in cyanotype, a process explored by Anna Atkins and other photographic pioneers in the 1840s. As is characteristic with this early photographic process, the artist hand-coats watercolor paper with light-sensitive chemicals. What is unique to Riepenhoff’s process is that these works, often of considerable size, are…

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Art Exhibition: Maine and Again

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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An exhibition of the works of Jack Balas. "Maine and Again" features over forty works by painter Jack Balas, who lives and works in Arizona and Colorado. The UMMA exhibition is the largest assembly of the artist’s works to date. Balas’s works, principally watercolor on paper and oil on canvas, are featured in a wide range of sizes including small compositions, multi-paneled paper pieces and several large canvases. For nearly twenty years the depiction of athletic, youthful men, primarily of…

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Art Exhibition: Traces

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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"Traces" features the works of Amy Theiss Giese and Keliy Anderson-Staley, two photographers whose processes and images question deep-rooted conceptions on what constitutes a photograph. Both photographers have not used camera or lens to create these abstract compositions. Their process of applying and manipulating photo chemicals, and the resulting final images, may be more akin to the language of painting. The splatters, drips, blooms, and marks in these assorted works are not unlike the movement and gestural brushwork seen in…

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Art Exhibition: Tintype Portraits

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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An exhibition of the works of Keliy Anderson-Staley. Houston-based photographer Keliy Anderson-Staley has made thousands of portraits that record the diversity of American faces. The wall installations, arranged in grids, consist of portraits of individuals and couples. The photographer states, “Each individual in this series — identified only by a first name — defiantly asserts his or her selfhood, resisting any imposed or external categorizing system we might bring to these images.” Anderson-Staley’s images exhibit the alluring surfaces and distinctive tonality…

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French Table

October 17 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 8, 2017

Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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No matter your level, bring your lunch and join us on Tuesdays for conversation in French. This event is held every Tuesday when classes are in session.  

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4-H Reflection Tool Listening and Feedback Sessions for Volunteers

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 8, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on March 28, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on September 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

Free

Maine 4-H is excited to roll out new 4-H project records, reflection tools and opportunities for digital badges. A team has been working to design the new records aligned with research and connections to Maine’s commitment to proficiency based education in mind. These won't be perfect, and the team invites participants to try them out and be part of the process. Participate in live feedback sessions on Oct. 17, 2017; Nov. 8, 2017; Jan. 23, 2018, March 28, 2018 and Sept. 11, 2018, 6–8 p.m. These will…

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Sir Richard Branson Speaks to UMaine Students

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Neville Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

Sir Richard Branson is participating in a broadcast event sponsored by the UMaine chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. The event will be on Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Neville, room 101, and is free to all students, staff and faculty. The event will be streamed live and hosted by John Jay College in New York City. All viewers are invited to submit questions via Twitter and Facebook, which will be answered live during the broadcast.

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Tuesdays at the IMRC — Visiting Artist Series

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 3, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on October 17, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on November 7, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on November 14, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on December 5, 2017 at 7:00pm

IMRC Center Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

The Intermedia MFA "Tuesdays at the IMRC" Lecture Series provides the UMaine, Orono and Bangor community with a diverse schedule of compelling speakers, and performances by contemporary and interdisciplinary artists and performers from around the country and world. All events are free, open to the public and take place at the Innovative Media Research Commercialization Center, located in Stewart Commons at the University of Maine, at 7 p.m. For more information, including the schedule of upcoming events, visit imrccenter.com/fall-2017-imfa-imrc-visiting-artist-series/.

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