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University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

February 2019

Research and Development Town Hall

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Members of the UMaine community are invited to join President Joan Ferrini-Mundy and UMaine Faculty Senate President David Townsend for a town hall conversation on Monday, Feb. 25. The topic is the future of research and development at UMaine and UMaine Machias in the context of the R & D plan that is being developed for the University of Maine System. Community members will have the opportunity to engage in facilitated discussion about how university-based R & D can advance…

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March 2019

Stephen E. King Chair Lecture: “Made for TV: Writing to Keep Hollywood Relevant”

March 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Presented by Adam Barr, a Los Angeles-based television writer and producer. Born in Lewiston, Maine, he has written for nearly 30 years for a number of shows including “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Suburgatory.” He was a writer and producer for the first run of “Will & Grace,” earning an Emmy Award in 2000, and currently serves as executive producer of the series revival while working on various other television pilots and screenplays. The lecture is…

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Rescheduled: 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration

March 2 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
$20

The 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration, co-sponsored by the Greater Bangor Area NAACP and the University of Maine Division of Student Life, will be held on March 2 at Wells Conference Center on campus. The family-friendly event will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King’s service while offering inspiration through diversity and social commitment. Doors will open at 8 a.m., and the program will run from 8:30–10:30 a.m. The celebration will feature food, music, a peace writing prize recognition, and…

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April 2019

Faculty Mentor Appreciation Luncheon

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Faculty Mentors will be recognized during this award ceremony and luncheon. Students submit faculty mentors for appreciation by sharing an Instagram post that explains the positive impact a UMaine faculty mentor has had on them with the hashtag #UMaineAboveandBeyond.  This event is part of Maine Impact Week— celebrating the efforts by Maine's research university in contributing to the social and economic advancement of Maine and beyond.

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