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March 2021

Virtual Town Hall on Commencement

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend a Virtual Town Hall on Commencement, 3 p.m., March 3.    

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UMaine Wild Blueberry Conference Series, Jan. 27–March 17 (online)

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 17, 2021

This event takes place over eight consecutive Wednesdays, starting Jan. 27 and ending March 17, 4–6 p.m. Jan. 27: Irrigation Farmer Panel Feb. 3: Insect Pests; Speaker: Dr. Phil Fanning (University of Maine) Feb. 10: Beginning Wild Blueberry Production; Speaker: Dr. Lily Calderwood (University of Maine) Feb. 17: Acidic Podzol Soils; Speaker: Dr. Ivan Fernandez (University of Maine) Feb. 24: Organic Pest and Crop Management; Speaker: Dr. Lily Calderwood (University of Maine) March 3: Fresh Pack Line Improvements; Speaker: John…

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Writing a Research Abstract (online)

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The abstract of your research paper is very important. Its purpose is not only to concisely summarize your work, but also to grab the reader's attention and convince them that your research is valuable and relevant. An unclear abstract can set the stage for confusion, whereas a polished abstract prepares the reader by telling them what to expect from your paper. This workshop will show you how to perfect your abstract (with an emphasis on the UMaine Student Symposium's guidelines).…

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Faculty 2021: Featured Art Faculty Exhibition

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 12, 2021

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

Lord Hall Gallery will present "Faculty 2021: Featured Art Faculty Exhibition," which will run from Feb.12 to March 12. It features work by Susan Camp, Wayne Hall, Samantha C. Jones, Andy Mauery, Robert Pollien, Matt Smolinsky and Giles Timms. The Gallery is open to the public, weekdays 9–4 p.m. Hand sanitizer is available, signs encouraging social distancing and occupancy limits are posted.  

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AI for Manufacturing and Materials (online)

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will be held Thursday, March 4, Noon–1 p.m.  Tony Schmitz, Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Andrew Henderson, Chief Technology Officer, Praemo Kurt Goodwin, Managing Member, Chief Engineer, Good Wind, LLC Vincent Paquit,  Data Analytics Lead-Manufacturing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Registration is required. 

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Indigenous Ways of Knowing

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A talk by Dr. Bonnie Newsom, Department of Anthropology, UMaine. Women are increasingly in leadership roles, innovating sustainable approaches to scarcity, and building community around local solutions. Join the McGillicuddy Humanities Center on select Thursdays at 2 p.m. throughout the semester to hear perspectives from women working to reshape their discipline and community with innovative media, decolonization strategies, renewable energy programs, and activism. Newsom is an Indigenous archaeologist interested in the pre-contact lifeways of Maine’s Native peoples. Through her research,…

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Entangled: The Story of Climate Change Reading Group

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 11, 2021


The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is sponsoring a reading group on “The Story of Climate Change,” part of their 2020-2021 annual symposium of the same title. Professor Laura Cowan from WGS was awarded a MHC faculty grant to lead the reading group with Marilyn Sigman, author of Entangled: People and Ecological Change in Alaska’s Kachemak Bay (2018). The book was the recipient of the 2020 John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Natural Science Writing. Climate change is a scientific, political, and capitalistic process. The…

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From Student to Software Entrepreneur (online)

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Many people aspire to be entrepreneurs, but what does it take to go from being a college student to a successful entrepreneur? Eight years ago Luke Thomas was just finishing up his undergrad career at UMaine, and now he’s the founder of a software company that’s raised more than $2.6 million in investment. During an interactive, virtual session hosted by UMaine's Foster Center for Student Innovation, discover how this former Black Bear went from being a marketing student to starting Friday, a platform that…

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Intermediate Beekeeping: Apiary Management Webinar Series (online)

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 18, 2021

Apiary Management is geared towards beekeepers with a minimum of two years of experience. The focus of this class is on how to effectively manage a sideline/hobby apiary under Maine conditions. It will include how to keep your colonies healthy and thriving, and how to meet the goals you have with your bees such as swarm prevention, honey production, colony health maximization. This event is for four consecutive Thursdays, starting  Feb. 25 and ending March 18. Cost: $80–$165 Click here…

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Netflix Party with the IFRC — Discussion by Michelle Obama (online)

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Synopsis: Former First Lady Michelle Obama discusses her life, hopes and connections with others.  Anyone with a Netflix account can join. Link will be posted in IFRC's Instagram bio.

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