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March 2021

Racial Equity, Implicit Bias and Diversity Training (online)

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$95

This online professional development program is designed to further your understanding of racial equity, diversity, and implicit bias. If you want to understand how you, your business, organization or school can do better, this is the program for you!

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Building Intergenerational Resilience — A Collaborative Community Effort (online)

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speakers:  Janice L. Pelletier, MD, FAAP with Jennifer Curran Ph.D, and Mary Tedesco-Schneck, Ph.D., RN, CPNP. About the speakers: Janice Pelletier is a pediatrician, teacher, researcher, and advocate in this community for over 3 decades. She helped to develop and co-teach at the University of Maine a novel course, called “Introduction to Health Professions.” She is a Board member and Past-President of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Colleagues in the project to build intergenerational resilience include…

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The Growing Danger of Nuclear Weapons (and How Physicists Can Help Reduce It) (online)

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a talk by Laura Grego, Senior Scientist, Research Director and Acting Co-Director of the Global Security Problem at the Union of Concerned Scientists, on Friday, March 5 at 3 p.m. Grego's talk, "he Growing Danger of Nuclear Weapons (and how physicists can help reduce it),: will explain the current nuclear crisis, provide feasible remedies and introduce a new project sponsored by the American Physical Society to help physicist once again get involved…

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Women of The First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit (online)

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Join the Smithsonian and the Anacostia Community Museum for an important environmental justice reunion and focus on female activism. This community forum brings together several women who were participants in the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit of 1991. How did this summit impact their work? What lessons were learned in the past that can be applied to efforts today?   About the original Summit: Over the course of four days in October of 1991, more than 500…

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Mindful Mondays Virtual Drop-In Meditation (online)

March 8 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Free

Try meditation to help with depressed mood, anxiety, improving your focus and coping with all the feelings that come with Covid, isolation and the long winter. You can drop-in from anywhere locally or across State lines. Mondays 3—3.30 p.m.. Join no matter your experience level, begin where you are.  Questions? Contact Jessica.browne@maine.edu Click here for Zoom link.

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Cooking with the Maine Harvest: March 2021 — Using Frozen Fruit in Baking and Preserving (online)

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Preparing for Food Preservation Season: Using Frozen Fruit in Baking and Preserving Discuss ways to use frozen fruit for best results. Demonstrate using previously frozen fruit in baking and preserving. Have your questions answered.    

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The Abolitionist Origins Of Reconstruction

March 9 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

A talk by Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair in American History, University of Connecticut This is the Howard B. Schonberger Peace and Justice Lecture, hosted by the UMaine History Department (see the program listing on our website above for the program’s dedicated Zoom link). Howard Schonberger was a Professor of History at UMaine and a founder of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series. This annual lecture honors his commitment to peace, justice, democratic socialism, economic equity, racial and gender liberation. This…

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Schonberger Peace and Justice Lecture (online)

March 9 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

On March 9 at 5:15 p.m., the Department of History presents the 2021 Schonberger Peace and Justice Lecture, given via Zoom this year by award-winning historian Manisha Sinha (UConn), who will connect the history of abolition to the Reconstruction Era and the contemporary BLM movement. Click here for the Zoom link to this talk (password 391122).

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The Global Microbiome: Microbes and Public Health Beyond Biology (online)

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A talk by Dr. Amber Benezra, Ph.D. Part of the Microbes and Social Equity spring speaker series, which runs on Wednesdays, 12–1 p.m. from  Feb. 10–Apr. 28..  Registration is required to get the Zoom link, but is free and open to the public. All seminars will be recorded and available online after the presentation date. Registration is being set up on a rolling basis, so you may need to check back later in the spring to register for seminars later…

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

March 10 @ 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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Virtual Women Filmmakers Festival: Lessons from Activist Histories with Coco Fusco (online)

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Join award-winning artist and writer Coco Fusco for a virtual conversation about her work that examines the complex relationships between art, politics and identity since the 1990s. Watch a screening of Fusco’s 2004 a/k/a Mrs. George Gilbert, which explores the role of photography in the FBI’s hunt for and trial of Black Power activist Angela Davis. Fusco is joined in conversation by Rhea Combs, curator of film and photography at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture,…

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The Art of Climate Change (online)

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Figuring out new and creative ways to communicate the reality of climate change remains one of the great challenges facing policy-makers, scientists and advocates.  This event brings together Maine-based artists Jill Pelto and Deirdre Murphy, who create art inspired by climate data and science, and Laura Helmuth, editor-in-chief of Scientific American, to discuss how art can directly and emotionally engage the public in ways that move beyond the scientific findings and data. Join the McGillicuddy Humanities Center on Wednesday, March…

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Compost Webinar Series: Organic Certification Process for Compost Usage (online)

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$10 – $25

Dr. Caleb Goossen, MOFGA. Dr. Goossen will address issues concerning compost certification for use in Organically Certified production systems.

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Entangled: The Story of Climate Change Reading Group

March 11 @ 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

Free

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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Intermediate Beekeeping: Apiary Management Webinar Series (online)

March 11 @ 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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Practical Project Management (online)

March 12 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 24, 2021

One event on April 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm

$595

Program dates and times Winter Session March 12, 17, 19 and 24 with follow-up session April 9 12:30–4:30 p.m. Spring Session May 5 and 7, 12 and 14 with follow-up session May 28 12:30–4:30 p.m. Visit our online store to register. Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world. This concrete and targeted approach will meet you where you are and quickly propel you forward in your project…

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The Resistance to Reason: An Enduring Problem (online)

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A talk by McGillicuddy Humanities Center Ivy Flessen. We are surrounded by those who refuse to accept what science tells us. Yet in many ways, the question remains to be answered: how are we to think of these people? How do we to get them to listen? Can we? McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellow Ivy Flessen will be presenting her research related to these questions. Her talk will center around Plato’s Myth of Er to answer these questions, and illuminate the irrationality, hatred, and anger…

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Mindful Mondays Virtual Drop-In Meditation (online)

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Free

Try meditation to help with depressed mood, anxiety, improving your focus and coping with all the feelings that come with Covid, isolation and the long winter. You can drop-in from anywhere locally or across State lines. Mondays 3—3.30 p.m.. Join no matter your experience level, begin where you are.  Questions? Contact Jessica.browne@maine.edu Click here for Zoom link.

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Celebration of the Career of Political Science Professor Jim Warhola (online)

March 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The UMaine Alumni Association and the Department of Political Science will present a roundtable discussion via Zoom on Monday, March 15 at 3:30 p.m. to celebrate the career of political science professor Jim Warhola, who retired in Spring 2020 after 37 years of service to the university. Warhola and a panel of experts from UMaine and beyond will ask: What makes for good governance? How is tyranny recognized and avoided and democracy developed? And how do modern governments get along…

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What Makes Good Governance? (online)

March 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

The University of Maine Alumni Association and the University of Maine Department of Political Science will co-host a virtual roundtable discussion of political scientists and policy experts on March 15 at 3:30 pm that asks “What Makes for Good Governance?” The event honors UMaine political science professor Jim Warhola, who retired in 2020 after 37 years of service to the institution, and a panel of experts from UMaine and beyond for a roundtable discussion that asks: What makes for good…

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Teaching With Microbes: Biopolitical Lessons From Fermentation (online)

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A talk by Dr. Megan Carney, Ph.D. Part of the Microbes and Social Equity spring speaker series, which runs on Wednesdays, 12–1 p.m. from  Feb. 10–Apr. 28..  Registration is required to get the Zoom link, but is free and open to the public. All seminars will be recorded and available online after the presentation date. Registration is being set up on a rolling basis, so you may need to check back later in the spring to register for seminars later…

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Practical Project Management (online)

March 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 24, 2021

One event on April 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm

$595

Program dates and times Winter Session March 12, 17, 19 and 24 with follow-up session April 9 12:30–4:30 p.m. Spring Session May 5 and 7, 12 and 14 with follow-up session May 28 12:30–4:30 p.m. Visit our online store to register. Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world. This concrete and targeted approach will meet you where you are and quickly propel you forward in your project…

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

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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IPM Responds To COVID-19: Nurturing Resilience Among IPM’s Latin America Community-Based Partnersist Origins Of Reconstruction

March 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

A talk by Adela Zayas (International Director of Programs & Partnerships and Regional Director for Latin America & the Caribbean), Victoria Jimenez (Director of Education & Immersion Experience Programming), Eneyda Ramos (Director of Research & Resource Mobilization). IPM was founded in 1974 and, as part of its core mission, accompanies women- led, community-based, Project Partners, in 20+ countries around the world, in their transformative and sustainable programming. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Adela, Vicky, and Eneyda will highlight their…

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Intermediate Beekeeping: Apiary Management Webinar Series (online)

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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‘My Name Is Sara’: Film Screening and Discussion (online)

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum during Women’s History Month for a live conversation about the strength and determination of one young woman to survive the Holocaust and the challenges that women faced then — and still encounter today in war-torn societies. After escaping a Jewish ghetto in occupied Poland, 13-year-old Sara Guralnik hid in plain sight, passing as an orthodox Christian in the Ukrainian countryside, where she was taken in by a farmer and his wife who did…

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Essentials of Grant Writing (online)

March 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 16, 2021

$850

Learn the essentials of grant writing! Grants keep your organization strong, but they are challenging to write well. Designed for nonprofit staff and volunteers new to grant writing, this five-day interactive online grant writing program provides participants with a roadmap to navigate grants, including planning, securing, and management.

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Practical Project Management (online)

March 19 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 24, 2021

One event on April 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm

$595

Program dates and times Winter Session March 12, 17, 19 and 24 with follow-up session April 9 12:30–4:30 p.m. Spring Session May 5 and 7, 12 and 14 with follow-up session May 28 12:30–4:30 p.m. Visit our online store to register. Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world. This concrete and targeted approach will meet you where you are and quickly propel you forward in your project…

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Mindful Mondays Virtual Drop-In Meditation (online)

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Free

Try meditation to help with depressed mood, anxiety, improving your focus and coping with all the feelings that come with Covid, isolation and the long winter. You can drop-in from anywhere locally or across State lines. Mondays 3—3.30 p.m.. Join no matter your experience level, begin where you are.  Questions? Contact Jessica.browne@maine.edu Click here for Zoom link.

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Compost Webinar Series: Is Carcass Composting The Right Decision? (online)

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$10 – $25

Dr. Krishona Martinson, Equine Extension Specialist, University of Minnesota. Dr. Martinson’s team conducted a national survey of equine owners and veterinarians about equine carcass composting. The results are eye-opening.

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Cooking with the Maine Harvest: March 2021 — Using Home Canned Foods in Cooking (online)

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Preparing for Food Preservation Season: Using Home Canned Foods in Cooking Discuss ways to use home canned foods in meals. Demonstrate recipes using home canned food. Have your questions answered.    

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The Same Sad, Sad Tale of Love: Placelore and Lover’s Leaps (online)

March 23 @ 2:00 pm

Speaker:  Paul Wegner, Assistant Director,  Institute for American Indian Studies   Place names (toponyms) do more than give a name to a place. Like monuments, they act as markers of the past, intrinsically linked to how we identify with the local landscape. Toponyms in many instances are associated with local legends, further giving historical and cultural meaning to the place. Often, however, these legends can be disparaging towards certain groups of people — Native Americans in particular. Regardless of the veracity…

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Embodied Microbes: a 4E-cognition Perspective on Microbial Life and Social Equity (online)

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A talk by Dr. Francisco Parada Flores, Ph.D. Part of the Microbes and Social Equity spring speaker series, which runs on Wednesdays, 12–1 p.m. from  Feb. 10–Apr. 28..  Registration is required to get the Zoom link, but is free and open to the public. All seminars will be recorded and available online after the presentation date. Registration is being set up on a rolling basis, so you may need to check back later in the spring to register for seminars…

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Practical Project Management (online)

March 24 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 24, 2021

One event on April 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm

$595

Program dates and times Winter Session March 12, 17, 19 and 24 with follow-up session April 9 12:30–4:30 p.m. Spring Session May 5 and 7, 12 and 14 with follow-up session May 28 12:30–4:30 p.m. Visit our online store to register. Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world. This concrete and targeted approach will meet you where you are and quickly propel you forward in your project…

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The Scored Life: Financial Abstraction And Contemporary Culture

March 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

A talk by Christian Haines, Assistant Professor of English, Penn State University The author of A Desire Called America: Biopolitics, Utopia, and the Literary Commons (2019), Haines will focus on videogames as an industry and a medium, especially on how games turn risk into a matter of play and how they literalize the competitive and speculative dimensions of financial capitalism. He’ll provide an accessible explanation of terms like financialization, neoliberalism, biopolitics, and risk. Part of the Spring 2021 Socialist and…

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2020-21 Maryann Hartman Awards (online)

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program for the 2020-21 Maryann Hartman Awards, named for the late UMaine associate professor of communication, which has recognized Maine women's achievements in arts, politics, business, education and community service since 1986. Maryann Hartman (1927-1980) was a distinguished educator, feminist, scholar and humanitarian. The work of the Hartman award-winners (or awardees) provides inspiration to others and testifies to women's potential in their contemporary world.    This online event is free and open to…

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Essentials of Grant Writing (online)

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 16, 2021

$850

Learn the essentials of grant writing! Grants keep your organization strong, but they are challenging to write well. Designed for nonprofit staff and volunteers new to grant writing, this five-day interactive online grant writing program provides participants with a roadmap to navigate grants, including planning, securing, and management.

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The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads (online)

March 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 2, 2021

Are you doing research for projects or papers, or writing or revising a literature review? Join Fogler Library the week of March 29–April 2 for The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads. Each day, for five days, you will receive an email with brief tasks designed to help with all elements of conducting a literature review, including approaches to refining a research topic, strategically searching for literature, synthesizing your literature as you begin writing, and organizing your literature in your reference…

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Organic as Civic Engagement Revisited: How Market Participants Transform Regulatory Disputes into Contests of Civic Virtue (online)

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Talk given by Dr. Michael Haedicke (Department of Sociology, UMaine) as part of the Department of Communication and Journalism's Spring 2021 Colloquium Series. Email Laura Rickard for Zoom connection information.

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Mindful Mondays Virtual Drop-In Meditation (online)

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Free

Try meditation to help with depressed mood, anxiety, improving your focus and coping with all the feelings that come with Covid, isolation and the long winter. You can drop-in from anywhere locally or across State lines. Mondays 3—3.30 p.m.. Join no matter your experience level, begin where you are.  Questions? Contact Jessica.browne@maine.edu Click here for Zoom link.

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The Land Back Movement and the Future of Land Relations in the Dawnland (online)

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Panel discussion: John Banks, Lucas St. Claire, Peter Forbes, Darren Ranco Join Dr. Darren Ranco for a roundtable discussion about the Land Back movement and the future of indigenous land relations in Maine. Dr. Ranco will be joined by John Banks, Director of the Department of Natural Resources for the Penobscot Indian Nation; Lucas St. Claire, President of the Elliotsville Foundation which recently returned 735 acres to the Penobscot Nation; and Peter Forbes, co-founder of First Light, a land-back collaboration.…

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The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads (online)

March 30
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 2, 2021

Are you doing research for projects or papers, or writing or revising a literature review? Join Fogler Library the week of March 29–April 2 for The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads. Each day, for five days, you will receive an email with brief tasks designed to help with all elements of conducting a literature review, including approaches to refining a research topic, strategically searching for literature, synthesizing your literature as you begin writing, and organizing your literature in your reference…

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Compost Webinar Series: Composting Hemp Residual (online)

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$10 – $25

Mark King, Environmental Specialist Maine Department of Environmental Protection and Maine Compost Team. Mr. King will discuss observations from a recent pilot compost project and regulations for compost operations.

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The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads (online)

March 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 2, 2021

Are you doing research for projects or papers, or writing or revising a literature review? Join Fogler Library the week of March 29–April 2 for The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads. Each day, for five days, you will receive an email with brief tasks designed to help with all elements of conducting a literature review, including approaches to refining a research topic, strategically searching for literature, synthesizing your literature as you begin writing, and organizing your literature in your reference…

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April 2021

The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads (online)

April 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 2, 2021

Are you doing research for projects or papers, or writing or revising a literature review? Join Fogler Library the week of March 29–April 2 for The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads. Each day, for five days, you will receive an email with brief tasks designed to help with all elements of conducting a literature review, including approaches to refining a research topic, strategically searching for literature, synthesizing your literature as you begin writing, and organizing your literature in your reference…

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AI for Agriculture (online)

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will be held Thursday, April 1 at the following times: Noon–1 p.m.  Click here for more information. Registration is required. 

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United States Relations With China (Southeast And East Asia)

April 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

A talk by Ngo Vinh Long, Professor of History, the University of Maine Part of the Spring 2021 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series. Visit the website for the Zoom link to join all programs and for more information about the Spring series.

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The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads (online)

April 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 2, 2021

Are you doing research for projects or papers, or writing or revising a literature review? Join Fogler Library the week of March 29–April 2 for The Literature Review Challenge for Undergrads. Each day, for five days, you will receive an email with brief tasks designed to help with all elements of conducting a literature review, including approaches to refining a research topic, strategically searching for literature, synthesizing your literature as you begin writing, and organizing your literature in your reference…

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Essentials of Grant Writing (online)

April 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 16, 2021

$850

Learn the essentials of grant writing! Grants keep your organization strong, but they are challenging to write well. Designed for nonprofit staff and volunteers new to grant writing, this five-day interactive online grant writing program provides participants with a roadmap to navigate grants, including planning, securing, and management.

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Mindful Mondays Virtual Drop-In Meditation (online)

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Free

Try meditation to help with depressed mood, anxiety, improving your focus and coping with all the feelings that come with Covid, isolation and the long winter. You can drop-in from anywhere locally or across State lines. Mondays 3—3.30 p.m.. Join no matter your experience level, begin where you are.  Questions? Contact Jessica.browne@maine.edu Click here for Zoom link.

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Revisiting Marx’s Critique Of Liberalism In 2021: Implications For Political Theory And Practice

April 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

A talk by Igor Shoikhedbrod, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Univ. of Toronto (Mississauga) and Adjunct Faculty, Trinity College, Univ. of Toronto (Toronto) Karl Marx was a powerful critic of capitalism and a revolutionary democrat, whose critique of liberalism was inspired foremost by its failure rather than its success in bringing about human emancipation. Shoikhedbrod proposes an alternative way of approaching Marx's treatment of rights that demonstrates why conventional liberal and Marxist interpretations on this topic are mistaken. Champions of…

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Virtual Acadia National Park Tour

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

An Acadia National Park Ranger will provide an overview of the park, teach us about the natural resources and habitats preserved there, and answer our questions about this stunning national treasure. From its rocky shore to the highest mountains along the Atlantic sea, this is a must-see presentation about a unique and well-loved piece of our Maine coast. To register, visit the website.

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Essentials of Grant Writing (online)

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 16, 2021

$850

Learn the essentials of grant writing! Grants keep your organization strong, but they are challenging to write well. Designed for nonprofit staff and volunteers new to grant writing, this five-day interactive online grant writing program provides participants with a roadmap to navigate grants, including planning, securing, and management.

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Practical Project Management (online)

April 9 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 24, 2021

One event on April 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm

$595

Program dates and times Winter Session March 12, 17, 19 and 24 with follow-up session April 9 12:30–4:30 p.m. Spring Session May 5 and 7, 12 and 14 with follow-up session May 28 12:30–4:30 p.m. Visit our online store to register. Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world. This concrete and targeted approach will meet you where you are and quickly propel you forward in your project…

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Past Trauma, Current Relationships: Integrating Nonviolent Communication and Interpersonal Neurobiology (online)

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 16, 2021

$195

Program description The goal of this lively, interactive Nonviolent Communication program is to explore how early life experiences, including traumas such as adverse childhood experiences affect how we relate to people now. Participants will gain clarity about how the brain responds to challenging situations and will experience new insights into choices leading to authentic honest relationships. Program dates and times A five-part program: Monday, April 12–Friday, April 16 9–11:30 a.m. (with breaks) Modality This dynamic online program will be offered…

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Mindful Mondays Virtual Drop-In Meditation (online)

April 12 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Free

Try meditation to help with depressed mood, anxiety, improving your focus and coping with all the feelings that come with Covid, isolation and the long winter. You can drop-in from anywhere locally or across State lines. Mondays 3—3.30 p.m.. Join no matter your experience level, begin where you are.  Questions? Contact Jessica.browne@maine.edu Click here for Zoom link.

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Past Trauma, Current Relationships: Integrating Nonviolent Communication and Interpersonal Neurobiology (online)

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 16, 2021

$195

Program description The goal of this lively, interactive Nonviolent Communication program is to explore how early life experiences, including traumas such as adverse childhood experiences affect how we relate to people now. Participants will gain clarity about how the brain responds to challenging situations and will experience new insights into choices leading to authentic honest relationships. Program dates and times A five-part program: Monday, April 12–Friday, April 16 9–11:30 a.m. (with breaks) Modality This dynamic online program will be offered…

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Virtual Native Seed Planting Workshop

April 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join 4-H for a Virtual Native Seed Planting Workshop on April 13th at 4:30 p.m. One of UMaine Extension’s Master Gardener Volunteers will be teaching youth about the importance of flowers native to Maine and their relationship with our pollinators. Youth will then be guided through the process of planting their own native seeds*. This program is open to youth ages 10-18. A zoom link will be provided upon registration. *Please note, by registering for this event youth are expected…

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Past Trauma, Current Relationships: Integrating Nonviolent Communication and Interpersonal Neurobiology (online)

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 16, 2021

$195

Program description The goal of this lively, interactive Nonviolent Communication program is to explore how early life experiences, including traumas such as adverse childhood experiences affect how we relate to people now. Participants will gain clarity about how the brain responds to challenging situations and will experience new insights into choices leading to authentic honest relationships. Program dates and times A five-part program: Monday, April 12–Friday, April 16 9–11:30 a.m. (with breaks) Modality This dynamic online program will be offered…

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Investigating Social determinates of Health and Social Equity Among a Homeless Population; a United States-Veteran Microbiome Project (online)

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A talk by LTC. Andrew J. Hoisington, Ph.D. Part of the Microbes and Social Equity spring speaker series, which runs on Wednesdays, 12–1 p.m. from  Feb. 10–Apr. 28..  Registration is required to get the Zoom link, but is free and open to the public. All seminars will be recorded and available online after the presentation date. Registration is being set up on a rolling basis, so you may need to check back later in the spring to register for seminars…

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Past Trauma, Current Relationships: Integrating Nonviolent Communication and Interpersonal Neurobiology (online)

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 16, 2021

$195

Program description The goal of this lively, interactive Nonviolent Communication program is to explore how early life experiences, including traumas such as adverse childhood experiences affect how we relate to people now. Participants will gain clarity about how the brain responds to challenging situations and will experience new insights into choices leading to authentic honest relationships. Program dates and times A five-part program: Monday, April 12–Friday, April 16 9–11:30 a.m. (with breaks) Modality This dynamic online program will be offered…

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Essentials of Grant Writing (online)

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 16, 2021

$850

Learn the essentials of grant writing! Grants keep your organization strong, but they are challenging to write well. Designed for nonprofit staff and volunteers new to grant writing, this five-day interactive online grant writing program provides participants with a roadmap to navigate grants, including planning, securing, and management.

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Past Trauma, Current Relationships: Integrating Nonviolent Communication and Interpersonal Neurobiology (online)

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 16, 2021

$195

Program description The goal of this lively, interactive Nonviolent Communication program is to explore how early life experiences, including traumas such as adverse childhood experiences affect how we relate to people now. Participants will gain clarity about how the brain responds to challenging situations and will experience new insights into choices leading to authentic honest relationships. Program dates and times A five-part program: Monday, April 12–Friday, April 16 9–11:30 a.m. (with breaks) Modality This dynamic online program will be offered…

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Transitioning from College to Professional Journalism (online)

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Talk by Nina Mahaleris (UMaine CMJ alumna) as part of the Department of Communication and Journalism's Spring 2021 Colloquium Series. Email Laura Rickard for Zoom connection information.

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Mindful Mondays Virtual Drop-In Meditation (online)

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Free

Try meditation to help with depressed mood, anxiety, improving your focus and coping with all the feelings that come with Covid, isolation and the long winter. You can drop-in from anywhere locally or across State lines. Mondays 3—3.30 p.m.. Join no matter your experience level, begin where you are.  Questions? Contact Jessica.browne@maine.edu Click here for Zoom link.

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Physiological Implications of Pre-Existing Inflammatory Co-Morbidities When The Body is Introduced to Novel Infectious Processes (online)

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A talk by Dr. Deborah Saber, Ph.D, RN, CCRN-K Part of the Microbes and Social Equity spring speaker series, which runs on Wednesdays, 12–1 p.m. from  Feb. 10–Apr. 28..  Registration is required to get the Zoom link, but is free and open to the public. All seminars will be recorded and available online after the presentation date. Registration is being set up on a rolling basis, so you may need to check back later in the spring to register for…

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Mindful Mondays Virtual Drop-In Meditation (online)

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

Free

Try meditation to help with depressed mood, anxiety, improving your focus and coping with all the feelings that come with Covid, isolation and the long winter. You can drop-in from anywhere locally or across State lines. Mondays 3—3.30 p.m.. Join no matter your experience level, begin where you are.  Questions? Contact Jessica.browne@maine.edu Click here for Zoom link.

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Missing Microbes and Missing Out: Microbes and Social Equity in the Context of Youth in Detention (online)

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

A talk by Dr. Ally Hunter, Ph.D. and Christina Bosch, M.A., M.Ed. Part of the Microbes and Social Equity spring speaker series, which runs on Wednesdays, 12–1 p.m. from  Feb. 10–Apr. 28..  Registration is required to get the Zoom link, but is free and open to the public. All seminars will be recorded and available online after the presentation date. Registration is being set up on a rolling basis, so you may need to check back later in the spring…

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May 2021

Practical Project Management (online)

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 28, 2021 at 12:30 pm

$595

Program dates and times Winter Session March 12, 17, 19 and 24 with follow-up session April 9 12:30–4:30 p.m. Spring Session May 5 and 7, 12 and 14 with follow-up session May 28 12:30–4:30 p.m. Visit our online store to register. Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world. This concrete and targeted approach will meet you where you are and quickly propel you forward in your project…

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AI for Healthcare (online)

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will be held Thursday, May 6, at 3–4 p.m.  Click here for more information. Registration is required. 

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Practical Project Management (online)

May 28 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 28, 2021 at 12:30 pm

$595

Program dates and times Winter Session March 12, 17, 19 and 24 with follow-up session April 9 12:30–4:30 p.m. Spring Session May 5 and 7, 12 and 14 with follow-up session May 28 12:30–4:30 p.m. Visit our online store to register. Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world. This concrete and targeted approach will meet you where you are and quickly propel you forward in your project…

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June 2021

UMaine AI Seed Grants Reports (online)

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will be held Thursday, June 3 at 3–4 p.m. Click here for more information. Registration is required. 

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