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May 2020

Provost Search Faculty Forum (online)

May 27 @ 10:50 am - 11:40 pm
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One event on May 27, 2020 at 10:50 am

One event on May 29, 2020 at 10:50 am

Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend the next virtual forums scheduled for each of the next four candidates for University of Maine Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. The candidates’ virtual campus visits will be May 26, May 27 and May 29. Information about all four candidates is available in Box. On each of the days, May 26–29, there will be a Faculty Forum from 10:50–11:40 a.m.; and an Open Campus Forum from 12:15–1 p.m.…

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UMaine Health Connection Chat: Staying Safe and Healthy in Assisted Living Communities (online)

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Live, practical information and tips for staying healthy for Maine's 60+ citizens and other persons at high risk for COVID-19. The speaker on May 27 is Angela Hunt, RPT, MS, administrator and chief operating officer of The Cedars. For call-in or Zoom connection link, contact Kelley Morris at kelley.morris@maine.edu or 207.262.7925. To view information on upcoming talks in this series, click here.    

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Bicknell’s Thrush Habitat Use on Commercial Forests in Maine (online)

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kaitlyn Wilson, a candidate for the Master of Science in Wildlife Ecology, will be defending her thesis. Zoom presentation: maine.zoom.us/j/98743274558 Email presenter for the password, kaitlyn.wilson@maine.edu

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Provost Search Open Forum (online)

May 27 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2020 at 12:15 pm

One event on May 29, 2020 at 12:15 pm

Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend the next virtual forums scheduled for each of the next four candidates for University of Maine Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. The candidates’ virtual campus visits will be May 26, May 27 and May 29. Information about all four candidates is available in Box. On each of the days, May 26–29, there will be a Faculty Forum from 10:50–11:40 a.m.; and an Open Campus Forum from 12:15–1 p.m.…

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Grow Your Own Native Plants (online)

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn to work with nature to propagate your own plants from seeds. We will cover how different seeds germinate, where to get seeds, basic seed collection, and some of the proven techniques. Registration is required: Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

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Fostering Climate Change Resilience: A Socio-Ecological Forest Systems Approach (online)

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alyssa Soucy, a candidate for the Masters of Science in Forest Resources, will be defending her thesis. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://maine.zoom.us/j/93690039334 Or Telephone: US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 Meeting ID: 936 9003 9334 From a Polycom or other H.323 room system that is not a…

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German Club Meeting

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

German Club meetings are held via Zoom every other Thursday at 6 p.m. Contact Claudia Desjardins at claudia.desjardins@maine.edu for information on how to join.        

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Provost Search Faculty Forum (online)

May 29 @ 10:50 am - 11:40 pm
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One event on May 27, 2020 at 10:50 am

One event on May 29, 2020 at 10:50 am

Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend the next virtual forums scheduled for each of the next four candidates for University of Maine Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. The candidates’ virtual campus visits will be May 26, May 27 and May 29. Information about all four candidates is available in Box. On each of the days, May 26–29, there will be a Faculty Forum from 10:50–11:40 a.m.; and an Open Campus Forum from 12:15–1 p.m.…

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Provost Search Open Forum (online)

May 29 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2020 at 12:15 pm

One event on May 29, 2020 at 12:15 pm

Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend the next virtual forums scheduled for each of the next four candidates for University of Maine Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. The candidates’ virtual campus visits will be May 26, May 27 and May 29. Information about all four candidates is available in Box. On each of the days, May 26–29, there will be a Faculty Forum from 10:50–11:40 a.m.; and an Open Campus Forum from 12:15–1 p.m.…

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June 2020

Preserving the Maine Harvest: Freezing Rhubarb and Greens (online)

June 2 @ 2:00 am - 2:45 pm

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. In this session, we will: Demonstrate how to freeze rhubarb and greens like spinach, kale, and chard, explain how to use frozen rhubarb and greens, discuss proper storage techniques and answer your questions. $5 suggested donation. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

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Harp Harbor and Gray Seal Strandings in the Gulf of Maine: A Retrospective Socio-Ecological Analysis (online)

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Holland Haverkamp, a candidate for the Master of Science degree in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, will be defending his thesis. maine.zoom.us/j/96252769104    

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Arthritis and Agriculture: The Importance of Protecting Your Joints (webinar)

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The Maine CITE Coordinating Center is collaborating with the Maine AgrAbility Program to offer this free webinar on how assistive technology can help farmers. Making small changes in farmers’ working routines and using Assistive Technology (AT) can significantly reduce injury to the joints. Join us for a discussion of arthritis, the prevalence of the disease in farmers, and possible modifications to reduce its effects. Click here for more information and to register.

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Raising Backyard Poultry (online)

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Online Zoom Session: Participants will receive Zoom information after registration. Prospective and beginning small-scale poultry egg producers will gain a general understanding of what it takes to raise poultry in their backyard. The program will be lead by Donna Coffin, UMaine Extension Professor and Dr. Colt Knight, UMaine Extension Livestock Specialist. Topics will include poultry breeds, housing, health, and nutrition. If you need assistance accessing Zoom, contact Becky Gray (see below).

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UMaine Health Connection Chat: Building Personal Resilience (online)

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Live, practical information and tips for staying healthy for Maine's 60+ citizens and other persons at high risk for COVID-19. The speaker on June 3 is Susan Wehry, M.D., chief of Geriatrics, Primary Care, University of New England. For call-in or Zoom connection link, contact Kelley Morris at kelley.morris@maine.edu or 207.262.7925. To view information on the talks in this series, click here.    

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Public Speaking for Business and More (Online)

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 10, 2020

$125

Do your knees turn to jelly when it’s your turn to speak in front of a crowd? Does your mind transform everything you thought you knew into a jumbled mess? Do you intentionally avoid uncomfortable communication situations? Public speaking may not come naturally to many of us, but with the right support and training, it can be developed. Improving your public-speaking skills not only benefits your business, but it also benefits you personally. This two-part program will increase your confidence…

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Introduction to Boiling Water Bath Canning (online)

June 9 @ 2:00 am - 2:45 pm

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. In this session, we will: Demonstrate how a boiling water bath canner works, explain the science of boiling water bath canning, discuss recommended equipment, including canning jars and tools, and answer your questions. $5 suggested donation. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

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Public Speaking for Business and More (Online)

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 10, 2020

$125

Do your knees turn to jelly when it’s your turn to speak in front of a crowd? Does your mind transform everything you thought you knew into a jumbled mess? Do you intentionally avoid uncomfortable communication situations? Public speaking may not come naturally to many of us, but with the right support and training, it can be developed. Improving your public-speaking skills not only benefits your business, but it also benefits you personally. This two-part program will increase your confidence…

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German Club Meeting

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

German Club meetings are held via Zoom every other Thursday at 6 p.m. Contact Claudia Desjardins at claudia.desjardins@maine.edu for information on how to join.        

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Around the Kitchen Table with Susan Poulin and Maureen Perry: Family Heirlooms. What do we do with them? (online)

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: maine.zoom.us/j/95948235996 Password: 455549 Or Telephone: US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 900 6833 Meeting ID: 959 4823 5996

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Preserving Strawberries (online)

June 16 @ 2:00 am - 2:45 pm

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. In this session, we will: Demonstrate preserving low-sugar jam and freezing strawberries, discuss low-sugar pectins and alternative sweeteners, explain how to use frozen fruit in jams and jellies, and answer your questions $5 suggested donation. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

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The Essentials of Accessibility: School and Community Gardens (webinar)

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The Maine CITE Coordinating Center is collaborating with the Maine AgrAbility Program to offer this free webinar on how assistive technology can help farmers This presentation discusses planning for school and community gardens for all users including those of all ages and abilities. The presentation includes concepts on making the garden an enjoyable destination and how assistive technology in the form of adaptive garden tools can help. Click here for more information and to register.

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Preserving Herbs (online)

June 23 @ 2:00 am - 2:45 pm

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. In this session, we will: Discuss a variety of methods for preserving herbs, demonstrate how to make herbal vinegars and herb pesto, and answer your questions. $5 suggested donation. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event.

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German Club Meeting

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

German Club meetings are held via Zoom every other Thursday at 6 p.m. Contact Claudia Desjardins at claudia.desjardins@maine.edu for information on how to join.        

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Preserving the Maine Harvest: Drinks from the Garden (online)

June 30 @ 2:00 am - 2:45 pm

Join University of Maine Cooperative Extension food preservation staff for a lively discussion and demonstration on how to preserve Maine foods throughout our growing season. In this session, we will: Demonstrate how to make a fruit shrub for cocktails and mocktails, explain how to make a flavored water kefir, discuss other creative uses of fruit, herbs, and vegetables in drinks, and answer your questions $5 suggested donation. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this…

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