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December 2017

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy Present: A Celtic Family Christmas

December 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Since marrying in 2002, two of Canada’s brightest stars have been captivating audiences all over North America with their exceptional musical skills and obvious joy at playing the fiddle together. Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy have received both industry acclaim and a loyal fan base by combining their magnificent individual talents, giving audiences an unforgettable musical experience every performance. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com.

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Kinky Boots

December 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

“Kinky Boots” is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit. With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, “Kinky Boots” takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price and Son. With the…

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Classes end

December 8, 2017

For the full 2017–2018 Academic Year Calendar, click here.

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2017 Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market

December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join the Hudson Museum for the largest holiday gathering of Maine Indian artists in New England–brown ash and sweetgrass basketmakers, birchbark artists, carvers, and beadworkers. The event features members of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance who have received national awards and new artists who represent the next generation of weavers. The market will showcase one-of-a kind artforms, demonstrations, storytelling, traditional music, drumming, and dancing. Click here for more information and a full schedule of events. This event is free and…

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Dan Tepfer

December 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Critically acclaimed jazz pianist, Dan Tepfer, brings a fresh musical exploration of Bach’s Goldberg Variations performing the 30 Variations, from memory, each followed by an improvisation that is different every time. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com.

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January 2018

New Faculty Intensive

January 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Designed for anyone new to teaching at the University of Maine including new faculty hires, part-time faculty, and graduate students. The New Faculty Intensive provides a series of workshops intended to familiarize you with the educational tools and technologies available at the University of Maine, demonstrate resources to support success in your classroom, and connect you with other faculty. Although this intensive is designed with UMaine members new to teaching in mind, any interested faculty or graduate students are welcome.…

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February 2018

Grad School Info Night

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Career Center, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Managing Your Citations Workshop

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Large research projects, especially theses and dissertations, involve extensive use of a variety of publications. It’s difficult to locate and organize these materials and their citations, and to represent these references in the required format. Citation managers can be a big help on this side of the research process. This workshop is intended to provide an overview of citation management software. We’ll use examples from multiple managers to demonstrate the capabilities and usefulness of these tools. As well, we will…

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3MT Presentation Workshops/Competition

February 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States
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Learn about creating a 3-minute thesis (3MT) presentation at three Presentation Workshops. Compete and earn a cash prize! Each workshop will be held at the Foster Center for Student Innovation. 2/14 @ 2:30-3:30pm - The Basics of 3MT 3/2 @ 11:00-1:00pm - Building the Presentation 3/6 & 3/8 @ 12:30-2:00pm - Practicing Your Presentation The final competition will be held on March 23rd from 3:00-6:00pm Prizes: 1st place - $500; 2nd place - $300; 3rd place - $200 If you…

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MAT Program Open House – Today!

February 20 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Coe Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Master of Arts in Teaching Open House Today, February 20th from 2:30-5:00pm Coe Room, Memorial Union College of Education and Human Development faculty and staff will be on-hand to answer questions about the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, launching May term. The MAT is a combined online/in-person degree for those with an undergraduate degree interested in a 15-month program to become a secondary school teacher in English, Math, Science, Social Studies or World Languages. Part-time study is also…

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