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Come to an Astronomy Talk for the Public. X-raying Active Galaxies: Exploring the Environments of Supermassive Black Holes

By University of Maine on Sept. 04, 2014, at 3:34 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Bennett Hall, Rm. 140, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207.581.1039 Niel Brandt, Ph.D. Professor of Astronomy at Penn State Powerful X-ray emission is a universal property of actively accreting supermassive black holes. Studies of this emission probe …
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An Evening of Persian Folk Music with Amir Vahab

By University of Maine on Sept. 02, 2014, at 4:36 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207.581.5788 FREE admission This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
An Evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein Classics

An Evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein Classics

By University of Maine on Dec. 13, 2013, at 9:27 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: UMaine School of Performing Arts Hauck Auditorium, 5788 Class of 1944 Hall, Orono, ME For more information: Monique Hashey; 207.581.4721 University of Maine School of Performing Arts will present “An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein Classics,” a student-directed production featuring …

Maine Humanities Summit

By University of Maine on May 01, 2013, at 11:31 a.m.
Friday, May 17, 2013 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Governor Hill Mansion, 136 State St., Augusta, Maine For more information: Justin Wolff; 207-581-3259; umaine.edu/umhi Maine Humanities Summit, featuring panel discussions on humanities-related topics, including museums, libraries and upblic policy, with remarks by Hayden Anderson, director of the Maine Humanities …

Collaborate and Celebrate: The University of Maine Humanities Initiative

By University of Maine on May 01, 2013, at 11:28 a.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main St., Bangor, Maine For more information: Justin Wolff; 207-581-3259; umaine.edu/umhi Collaborate and Celebrate: The University of Maine Humanities Initiative, featuring live music by Larry LeBlanc & Mike Conant, and Raw Chicken, a fine art exhibit …

Humanities and the Book

By University of Maine on May 01, 2013, at 11:26 a.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 3:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St., Bangor, Maine For more information: Justin Wolff; 207-581-3259; umaine.edu/umhi “Humanities and the Book,” featuring presentations by Barbara McDade — “The Bangor Book Festival”; Elizabeth Neiman — “The Minerva Press and Romantic-era Redefinitions of Literature”; …

Connecting Classrooms and Cultural Organizations: A Dialogue

By University of Maine on May 01, 2013, at 11:23 a.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 1:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Penobscot Theater, 131 Main St., Bangor, Maine For more information: Justin Wolff; 207-581-3259; umaine.edu/umhi “Connecting Classrooms and Cultural Organizations: A Dialogue,” a panel moderated by Marcia Douglas and featuring Marci Bramucci, Kal Elmore, Mimi Killinger, George Kinghorn and Bari Newport, …

Walking Tour of Downtown Bangor

By University of Maine on May 01, 2013, at 11:20 a.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Location: Hannibal Hamlin statue, Kenduskeag Canal, Bangor, Maine For more information: Justin Wolff; 207-581-3259; umaine.edu/umhi Walking Tour of Downtown Bangor, led by Tom McCord and Ben Sprague, 11:15 a.m., May 15, starting at the Hannibal Hamlin statue on Kenduskeag Canal, downtown …

The Garden Artists: A Retrospective Look at Collective Women’s Art in Changing Times

By University of Maine on May 01, 2013, at 11:13 a.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: UMaine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor, Maine For more information: Justin Wolff (UMaine Humanities Initiative Director); 207-581-3259; umaine.edu/umhi “The Garden Artists: A Retrospective Look at Collective Women’s Art in Changing Times,” by Mimi Killinger, with a University of …

UMaine Cooperative Extension Apple Pruning Workshop April 27

By University of Maine on April 17, 2013, at 11:09 a.m.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 9:01 a.m. to 9:01 a.m. Location: Treworgy Family Orchards, 3876 Union St., Levant, Maine For more information: Katherine Garland; 207.942.7396 A University of Maine Cooperative Extension Apple Pruning Workshop will be held Saturday, April 27 at Treworgy Family Orchards in Levant. The free public program, from …
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Husain Haqqani

The Future of U.S.-Pakistan Relations the Focus of Upcoming Lecture at UMaine

By University of Maine on Jan. 02, 2013, at 4:15 p.m.
The future of United States and Pakistan relations is the subject of a free public presentation at 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 7 at the University of Maine Buchanan Alumni House. Sponsored by the UMaine School of Policy and International Affairs and the Bangor Foreign Policy Forum, the talk by Husain …
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Brazil-US relations expert to speak at UMaine

By University of Maine on Nov. 12, 2012, at 11:03 a.m.
Brazil-US Relations Expert to Speak Nov. 12 Bangor native and Brazil-U.S. relations expert Richard Downes will give a free and public presentation at 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12, in the D.P. Corbett Business Building on the UMaine campus. His talk, “What Brazil’s Emergence as a Global Player Means for the …
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Sanborn among winners of UMaine’s Hartman Awards

By University of Maine on Oct. 26, 2012, at 3:59 p.m.
The University of Maine’s Women in the Curriculum and Women’s Studies Program has announced the four recipients of the 2012 Maryann Hartman Awards, an annual recognition of women whose work inspires others and raises awareness of contemporary women’s accomplishments. The awards ceremony is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. …
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UMaine homecoming activities and road closures

By University of Maine on Oct. 16, 2012, at 11:19 a.m.
ORONO, Maine —The University of Maine has begun activities leading up to one of UMaine’s biggest celebratory events – the 2012 Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 19-21. Thousands of alumni are expected to return to their alma mater to rejoin the campus community for reunions, barbecues, special events, a parade and the …
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UMaine hosting Geddes W. Simpson Lecture on Oct. 2

By University of Maine on Sept. 28, 2012, at 4:16 p.m.
The 11th annual Geddes W. Simpson Lecture is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2 in the Buchanan Alumni House on the UMaine campus. James Rodger Fleming, author and Colby College professor of science, technology and society, will discuss his 2010 book, “Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of …
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UMaine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center to honor Maine State Chamber President

By University of Maine on Sept. 26, 2012, at 11:42 a.m.
The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine will honor Dana Connors, president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, as a Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow on Thursday, Sept. 27. At 2 p.m., Connors will lead a seminar, “The Role of a State Chamber in Economic Development: …
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UMaine again ranked among best universities nationwide

By University of Maine on Sept. 20, 2012, at 8:29 a.m.
UMaine Ranked as Among Best Universities Nationwide Again this year, the University of Maine has been recognized in multiple national college rankings for its outstanding academics and programs. That consistency in national rankings speaks to UMaine’s academic quality, research strength and leadership in higher education, both in Maine and across the …
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UMaine tidal initiative meeting brings together researchers, business and government officials

By University of Maine on Sept. 17, 2012, at 4:52 p.m.
Representatives from federal and state agencies, businesses, local communities and the University of Maine will gather on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Trescott, Maine, for a review meeting of the Maine Tidal Power Initiative. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. …
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Greg Zaro, University of Maine associate professor of anthropology and climate change

UMaine anthropologist awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant for Croatia

By University of Maine on Sept. 06, 2012, at 4:05 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — Gregory Zaro, associate professor of anthropology and climate change at the University of Maine, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research at the University of Zadar in Croatia during the Spring 2013 semester. According to the United States Department of State and …
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Lecture on 21st Century English Language Arts Teaching

By University of Maine on March 22, 2012, at 3:23 p.m.
ORONO, Maine  – The first speaker for the University of Maine Correll Presidential Lecture Series will be Ernest Morrell, director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Teachers College. He’ll speak March 26 about English language arts instruction. In a multimodal, interactive session, Morrell, who also is vice …
 
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