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University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

March 2019

Fake News, Misinformation and Political Bias: News Literacy for the 21st Century

March 25 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Claims about fake news, bias, and misinformation have become much more prevalent in the past few years. But what is “fake news”? And what role does personal bias play in our perception of the news? Being a more informed 21st-century citizen requires a critical approach to the media. Join Judith Rosenbaum, Assistant Professor in Communication and Journalism, and Jen Bonnet, Social Sciences and Humanities Librarian, for an interactive workshop where we will unpack the many meanings of “fake news” and…

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HDCC Film Series: Just Eat It

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

"Just Eat It" looks at our systemic obsession with expiration dates, perfect produce and portion sizes, and reveals the core of this seemingly insignificant issue that is having devastating consequences around the globe. This cinematic story is equal parts education and delicious entertainment. Film showing includes a discussion by Brie Berry, Ph.D. candidate in anthropology and environmental policy. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Fogler Library and the Mitchell Center for…

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April 2019

HDCC Film Series: Seeds of Time

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Seed banks around the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation and rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are affecting farmers globally. Agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler and farmers in various parts of the world embark on passionate and personal journeys that may save the one resource we cannot live without: our seeds. Film showing includes a discussion by Brian McGill, professor of biological science. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is sponsored by the Department…

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Film Screening and Discussion: “Meat the Truth”

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

“Meat the Truth” details how livestock farming generates more greenhouse gas emissions worldwide than all cars, trucks, trains, boats and planes combined. Free film screening followed by a discussion led by Tony Sutton, Ph.D. candidate in ecology and environmental studies. Part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Climate Change Institute, Fogler Library and the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. 

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The Scholar’s Trademark: Build a Brand that gets you Hired, Promoted and Tenured

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Fogler Library and Dr. Nick Mitchell from Clarivate Analytics will present a series of discussions focused on scholarly communication, bibliometrics, publishing, and more for faculty and graduate students. The following workshops will be part of the event: Session #1: Make it easy for a stranger to find your research publications Session #2: What metrics do hiring and promotion committees use to gauge "scholarship quality"? Session #3: Where and what should I publish to grow my research brand?  If you would…

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