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April 2017

School of Economics Seminar

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Winslow Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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School of Economics Seminar Spring 2017 presents W. Christian Brayden and Ben Scuderi, M.S. students, School of Economics.

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Consumer and Phytonutrient Assessment of Locally Grown Maine Plum Fruit

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rogers Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Zakkary Castonguay, candidate for the Master of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition, will be defending his thesis.

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From UMaine to a Global Law Practice: Funding Opportunity in a Changing World

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States
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Join the Foster Center for Student Innovation to listen to Jeff Johnson talk about his professional experiences in the world of business law. His talk will focus on career development and observations about how students can best identify and pursue opportunities leveraging innovation and legal practice. Jeff Johnson (B.S. ’93, M.S. ’95) is a partner in the technology transactions and licensing practice at WilmerHale, a global law firm with approximately 1000 attorneys worldwide. Based in Boston, Johnson works with clients from all…

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Spatial Organization and Erosion at the Holmes Point West Archaeological Site, Machiasport, Maine

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stevens Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Kendra Bird, candidate for the Master of Science degree in Quaternary and Climate Studies, will be defending her thesis.

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Optimal Back Squat Strength Training for Linear Speed

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lengyel Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Kyle Abbott, candidate for the Master of Science degree in Kinesiology, will be defending his thesis.

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School of Biology and Ecology Seminar: WiSTEMM Spring Symposia Lecture

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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School of Biology and Ecology Seminar Spring 2017 presents WiSTEMM Spring Symposia Lecture, hosted by Kristy Townsend and Danielle Levesque. Light refreshments served at 3 p.m.

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Uniform Distribution of Hecke Eigenvalues

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Neville Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Carolin Reno, candidate for the Master of Arts degree in Mathematics, will be defending her thesis.

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Pre-performance talk: Richard Brucher on Hedda Gabler

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Come listen to UMaine English Professor Richard Brucher discuss the brilliance of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece Hedda Gabler. Brucher will examine the various problems of interpretation posed by the play, particularly regarding Hedda’s acerbic, malicious, and principled resistance to stifling social, moral, and economic conventions. Although attracted to a bohemian life, she has married down to an ambitious but obtuse professor. (“Can you imagine!”). Hedda, who scandalizes her husband Tesman and nemesis Judge Brack with her own self-determining act, is a role…

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Natural Selection

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Join the young Charles Darwin on an adventurous voyage of exploration circumnavigating the World with the HMS Beagle. In the 19th century in Victorian times many physical phenomena were already discovered and described by natural laws, but life's most eloquent mechanism was still unknown: How could new species arise to replace those lost in extinction? Darwin explored the explanation for how life evolved and the factors which have shaped its development here on planet earth. Come explore how he used…

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Hedda Gabler — NT Live

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free … Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. Ruth Wilson (Luther,…

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Franco-American Film Mini-Festival, Part I: “Les Magasins”

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Franco-American Centre, Crossland Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The University of Maine will host its sixth annual gathering — Rassemblement — of Franco-American writers, artists, and creatives, April 28–30, at the Franco American Centre on campus. The annual event, organized by UMaine’s Franco American Programs, aims to create a culturally supportive space in which members of the Franco-American creative community can share their work. This year’s gathering includes several anchor events that are free and open to the public. “Les Magasins” is a 48-minute documentary exploring the history…

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$40

Clifton Rock Climbing

April 29 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Maine Bound Adventure Center, 46 Sebago Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Day trip for outdoor rock climbing in Clifton, ME. Contact the Maine Bound Adventure Center for more information.

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$15 - $20

3rd Annual Spawning Run 5k

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nutting Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Join the UMaine AFS Student Subunit for the annual Spawning Run 5K on the U Maine Orono campus on April 29. The course will take participants through the University of Maine campus and bike trails, and will finish back in front of Nutting Hall. Both runners and walkers are welcome. All runners will receive one raffle ticket as part of their registration, and there will be prizes for the best fish costume. Proceeds of the run will contribute to the subunit's Outreach and…

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$10

Growing Fruit Trees in Maine

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Doris Twitchell Allen Village, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Join Renae Moran and Glen Koehler for a 3-hour workshop covering site selection, pest management, maintenance, and a pruning demonstration for Master Gardener Volunteers.

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20 Years

April 29 @ 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 art of Brenton Hamilton.

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Four Hour Fortune Cookie

April 29 @ 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 art of Siobhan McBride.

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The Life of David

April 29 @ 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 art of Jared Cowan.

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La Traviata — The Met: Live in HD

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampson as his father, Germont. Carmen Giannattasio sings later performances of the title role opposite Atalla Ayan, with the great Plácido Domingo as Germont. Nicola Luisotti conducts. Verdi’s La Traviata survived a notoriously unsuccessful opening night to become one of the best-loved operas in the repertoire.…

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Free

Franco-American Film Mini-Festival, Part II: “Un Américain: Un portrait de Luc Levasseur

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Soderberg Lecture Hall, 5737 Jenness Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5737 United States
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The University of Maine will host its sixth annual gathering — Rassemblement — of Franco-American writers, artists, and creatives, April 28–30, at the Franco American Centre on campus. The annual event, organized by UMaine’s Franco American Programs, aims to create a culturally supportive space in which members of the Franco-American creative community can share their work. This year’s gathering includes several anchor events that are free and open to the public. A screening of “Un Américain: A Portrait of Raymond…

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Free

Faculty Recital with Dr. Anatole Wieck and Special Guest Gena Raps

April 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Dr. Wieck, violin and viola, and Gena Raps, piano, will perform work by Gregory Palitz, Debussy, Bartók, Schumann and others. This event is free and open to the public.

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