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Past Research Cafés

Thursday, November 18, 2010

  • Topic: Where do sea lice on salmon farms come from and can we control them?
  • Who: Ian Bricknell, Director of the Aquaculture Research Center
  • When: 4:00 PM
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

Thursday, March 25, 2010

  • Topic: Intuitive Judgments of Change: Their Implications for Knowledge to Action and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Who: Linda Silka
  • When: 4:00 PM
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

Thursday, November 12, 2009

  • Topic: Does stress add bite to appetite? Examining the role of stress reactivity in comfort food eating.
  • Who: Shannon McCoy, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology
  • When: 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

  • Topic: The Environmental Solutions Initiative: Linking Knowledge to Action for a Sustainable Maine
  • Who: David Hart, Kathleen Bell, Aram Calhoun, Rob Lilieholm
  • When: 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

November 15, 2007 – Thursday

  • Topic: No Race in Any Direction: State Welfare and Income Regimes
  • Who: Glenn Beamer
  • When: 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

April 18, 2007 – Wednesday

  • Topic: Organization Theory: A Public and Nonprofit Perspective
  • Who: Kenneth Nichols, Harold Gortner, and Carolyn Ball
  • When: 4:00 PM
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

April 3, 2007 – Tuesday

  • Topic: The Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act as a Modern Treaty: Research Perspectives of Wabanaki Scholars
  • Who: Darren Ranco, John Bear Mitchell, Maria Girouard, Gail Dana-Sacco
  • When: 4:00 PM
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

February 15, 2007 – Thursday

  • Topic: Blueberries and Heart Disease
  • Who: Dorothy Klimis-Zacas
  • When: 4:00 PM
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

December 6, 2006 – Wednesday

  • Topic: Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films, American Identity, and Eating Culture
  • Who: Laura Lindenfeld
  • When: 4:00 PM
  • Where: University Club, Fogler Library

November 2, 2006 – Thursday

  • Topic: Speech Timing Characteristics of Toddlers Later Identified as Reading Disability
  • Who: Allan Smith
  • When: 4:00 PM
  • Where: The Bangor Room, Memorial Union

April 20, 2006 – Thursday

  • Topic: The Penobscot River and Her People: Wading through the politics of Power, Pollution and Protection

  • Who: Carol Toner and John Banks, John Eric Francis and Angela Reed, of the Penobscot Indian Nation

  • When: 4:00 pm

  • Where: The University Club (2nd Floor, Fogler Library)

February 23, 2006 – Thursday

  • Topic: New Application of DVD Technology for Advanced Music Instruction

  • Who: Stuart Marrs, Chair of the Music Department

  • When: 4:00 pm

  • Where: The University Club (2nd Floor, Fogler Library)

As soloist, clinician, orchestral timpanist-percussionist, conductor, and teacher, Dr. Marrs’ professional experience spans over 30 years and three continents. His principal orchestral positions include the orchestras of Louisville, Bolivia, and Costa Rica. His free-lance experience includes such diverse areas as TV, Ice Capades, jazz, symphonic orchestra, experimental groups, solo and chamber recital performances. Stuart Marrs has an extensive international profile having taught and performed in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Poland, Russia, Belorus, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, El Salvador, Bolivia and Costa Rica.

Dr. Marrs is founder and past president of the Maine Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society, a driving force behind the development of percussion in the state of Maine. He has taught at the National University of Costa Rica, Indiana University, and since 1985 has been teaching at the University of Maine where he presently occupies the position of Chair of the Music Division. Stuart Marrs received his doctorate from Indiana University School of Music. Dr. Marrs tours the US, Europe, and Latin America as soloist, conductor, clinician, and teacher.

Dr. Stuart Marrs is a Yamaha Performing Artist. He is also an endorser for Sabian, Vic Firth, and Grover ProPercussion.

October 25, 2005 – Tuesday

  • Topic: Where are the Women in School Administration?
    Issues of Access, Acculturation, Advancement, and Advocacy

  • Who: Dianne L. Hoff

  • When: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Where: The University Club (2nd Floor, Fogler Library)

December 7, 2004 – Tuesday

October 21, 2004 – Thursday

  • Topic: Mt. Katahdin — history, geology, and culture

  • Who: Richard Judd, Alice Kelley, & Carol Dana

  • Carol Toner, coordinator of CMS and a Research Associate Professor in the Department of History.

September 16, 2004 – Thursday

  • Topic: Transcendent Retail Places

  • Who: Kim McKeage, Associate Professor of Marketing in the Maine Business School

April 22, 2004 – Thursday

February 23, 2004 – Monday


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