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December 2017

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December 8, 2017

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

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Deciphering Climate-Driven Changes in Planktonic Diatom Communities in Lake Superior

December 8, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bryand Global Sciencs Center, Room 307, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Amy Kireta, candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, will be defending their dissertation.

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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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Shaping Your Syllabus

December 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Rising Tide Center and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning are excited to bring you the first in a series of events focused on recruiting and retaining majors through increasing student inclusivity & engagement. Seeing your Syllabus through your Students’ Eyes: Shaping your Syllabus to Improve Student Performance and Engagement Thursday, January 18th 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm | COE Room, Memorial Union Lunch will be provided! Your course syllabus can be a powerful tool that can effectively…

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January 2018

Consumer Acceptability and Phytonutrient Assessment of Cold-Hardy Locally Grown Plums

January 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rogers Hall, Room 202, University of Maine
Orono , ME 04469 United States
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Amber Elwell, candidate for the Master of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition, will be defending their thesis.

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Deciphering Climate-Driven Changes in Planktonic Diatom Communities in Lake Superior

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sawyer Environmental Research Center, Room 138, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Amy Kireta, candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, will be defending their dissertation.

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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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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on January 18, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 13, 2018 at 10:00am

Fogler Library Classroom, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Office of the Vice President for Research and Fogler Library are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics” throughout the academic year 2017-2018. At the workshop, you will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals learn Grant Writing Basics RSVP for a Grants 101 Workshop October 10, 2017, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. November 21, 2017, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. January 18, 2018, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet…

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Echoes of the Past: The Effect of Background Experience on Far Transfer

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Graham Hummel-Hall, candidate for the Master of Science in Teaching degree in Biology Education, will be defending their thesis.

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