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September 2020

Postponed: Black@UMaine — A Workshop for Students, Staff and Faculty

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

NOTE: This workshop has been postponed until further notice. The current national climate around race in the U.S. has yet again highlighted the longstanding disregard for Black lives. In this discussion, current students will have the opportunity to share their experiences with anti-Blackness and explore how they can leverage their time on campus to enhance their leadership skills and prepare for life beyond UMaine. The workshop will be presented by Dr. Shontay Delalue '00, 03G, vice president of institutional equity…

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Constructing Race — History of Race and Racism in the U.S.

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Race scholars have long posited that the institutions that make up the fabric of U.S. society are built on racial hierarchies. This talk will address the construction of race, its role in the founding of the U.S., the insidious ways in which it shows up in our daily lives, as well as several ways faculty can actively support students from underrepresented groups. The talk will be presented by Dr. Shontay Delalue '00, 03G, vice president of institutional equity and diversity…

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Summer Gardening Series: Growing Garlic (webinar)

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Root Cellaring is a low energy method for storing your fresh produce into the winter. In this talk, the discussion will include the ideal storage conditions for most of our crops, and how to create those various conditions throughout most households. While we will touch on specialized outbuilding structures for root cellaring, the focus will be on cheap and simple modifications to your garden or areas of your homes to optimize produce storage length and quality. Sponsored by University of…

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