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April 2021

Big Gig Pitch Competition: Season Finale

April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Three entrepreneurs will pitch their innovative, early-stage business or business idea to a panel of three judges and the audience in the season finale of the 2020-21 Big Gig series. The winning entrepreneur will walk away with a $500 prize and a chance to pitch for $5,000 in the Big Gig season finale. Pitchers for this round will be determined by the outcomes of the three regular season Big Gig events. Big Gig represents a partnership between a motivated group of…

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Health and Social Equity Among a Homeless Population

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Microbes on Scales of Justice

A talk by LTC. Andrew J. Hoisington, Ph.D. Part of the Microbes and Social Equity spring speaker series, which runs on Wednesdays, 12–1 p.m. from  Feb. 10–Apr. 28.. Registration is required, but is free and open to the public. All seminars will be recorded and available online after the presentation date. Registration Link Title: Investigating Social determinates of Health and Social Equity Among a Homeless Population; a United States-Veteran Microbiome Project (online) About the seminar: In 2019, over half a million…

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Alumni Panel on Career Impact of UMaine Education and Experiences: Session 1

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us for one of two alumni panels during Maine Impact Week. UMaine alumni will be speaking about how their UMaine education and experiences in research centers enhanced their careers. They will discuss their current positions and how research opportunities at UMaine's Climate Change Institute, the Center for Research in STEM Education, and the Advanced Structures and Composites Center helped them achieve their goals. Attendees will be given the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists about their achievements and…

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VEMI Lab Autonomous Vehicle Roundtable

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The VEMI Lab is hosting an autonomous vehicle roundtable discussion with a YouTube Live Q&A session. Special guests from the Maine DOT, and the Maine based Independent Transportation Network of America will join Dr. Nicholas Giudice and Dr. Richard Corey to discuss VEMIs research into autonomous vehicle accessibility in Maine and around the world. Attendees will have the chance to ask questions and interact with the panel after the discussion to learn more about current research and the future of…

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Alumni Panel on Career Impact of UMaine Education and Experiences: Session 2

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us for one of two alumni panels during Maine Impact Week. UMaine alumni will be speaking about how their UMaine education and experiences in research centers enhanced their careers. They will discuss their current positions and how research opportunities at UMaine's Center For Undergraduate Research, the Center for Research in STEM Education, and the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies helped them achieve their goals. Attendees will be given the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists about…

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What is UMaine MARINE?

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Event, Online Programming ME United States
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Participate in this virtual event to find out about the UMaine MARINE Initiative and learn about current projects. The event will include live feeds from projects around the state and a panel of professionals to answer your questions about UMaine MARINE. Registration is required.

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2021 UMaine Student Symposium

April 16
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At the University of Maine, students inspire creativity and leadership in the discovery of new knowledge that makes a direct difference to the people of Maine. Engage with UMaine students as they present their research and creative work at the 2021 UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS21). Projects will be showcased virtually as posters, exhibits, oral presentations, and more. Interested in participating? Visit the UMSS website for more information. Learn how UMaine research and creativity impacts you at this annual event, to…

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Creativity vs. COVID Exhibition

April 16
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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have been working to develop tests, treatments, and vaccines to better protect us and ease the public health crisis. An international collective of university students, artists, and access to medicine advocates has also been working to make sure those treatments are available to everyone, no matter where they live or how much money they have. University of Maine will be the first university to host an international physical art exhibit called Creativity…

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UMSS21 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nirav Shah

April 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Image of Dr. Nirav Shah, the head of Maine CDC. He is a keynote speaker during the UMaine Student Symposium 2021.

On Friday, April 16, Dr. Nirav Shah, M.D., J.D, the Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will be the keynote speaker at the UMaine Student Symposium 2021. Shah began working as the Director of the Maine CDC in 2019. He provides expertise, information and guidance to ensure that Maine people can be healthy. Prior to his work in Maine, Shah was the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health. He received his M.D. and J.D.…

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Pathways to commercialization of medical products or devices

April 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Biomedical scientists and engineers are often driven to see their research result in measurable health outcomes.  Despite this motivation, fewer than 30% of health related innovations (or associated IP) are ever implemented. Studies show that the adoption of new healthcare related technologies is substantially more successful when researchers and inventors are directly engaged throughout the commercialization process. At the same time, most of us have little or no idea how to navigate the commercialization process, or its connection to applied…

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