Events

2018 Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy to be held April 10

An expert on connecting cutting-edge environmental science with public policy will speak at the University of Maine’s second annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy on Tuesday, April 10. Noelle Eckley Selin, an associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Institute for Data, Systems and Society and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary […]

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Tickets for lecture by famed oceanographer Sylvia Earle available March 6

Famed oceanographer and explorer Sylvia Earle will present “Exploring the Ocean in the 21st Century” at the Collins Center for the Arts, April 30, 4:30–5:30 p.m. Her lecture will include underwater film of her research and conservation efforts in many coastal and deep areas of the global ocean. Tickets are free but must be reserved […]

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Renowned ocean explorer Sylvia Earle to lecture at UMaine in April

Renowned oceanographer and National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle will give a lecture, “Exploring the Ocean in the 21st Century,” 4:30–5:30 p.m. Monday, April 30 in the Collins Center for the Arts. Tickets will be available in March and a second announcement will be posted when they become available. Tickets are free, but will require […]

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Farming in new weather reality focus of panel discussion

Farmers are invited to a panel discussion and networking event about farming in a new weather reality 1:50–4 p.m. Jan. 9 in the Hancock Room of the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive. The session will open with a panel of experienced Maine crop and livestock farmers who will discuss how changes in weather patterns […]

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Authors of ‘Caught’ to share fishing tales Nov. 14 at DMC

The authors of “Caught. Time. Place. Fish.” will sign books and share stories at noon Nov. 14 in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. A collaboration between fisherman Glen Libby and photographer Antonia Small, “Caught” is an account of the beauty, fragility and profound change that characterizes fishing, fishing […]

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Forestry experts gather Oct. 3–5 at UMaine

The University of Maine School of Forest Resources, in conjunction with the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, will host meetings of two ASTM International committees and the Wood I-Joist Manufacturers Association (WIJMA) Oct. 3–5. Stephen Shaler, director of the School of Forest Resources and associate director of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, says welcoming […]

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Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability: facts, values and better decisions

The 21st century will see unprecedented transformations in human life and vast changes on planet Earth. Key among these are the problems of sustainability, but emerging technologies — especially the intersection of nano-, bio-, information and cognitive technologies — also have the potential to reshape human life. These challenges will require difficult decisions based on […]

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Second SEA Fellows Symposium slated for Aug. 16

The second annual SEA Fellows Symposium will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The 2 p.m. symposium will highlight research of students, researchers and industry and community partners from around the state. The event, which will conclude by 5 p.m., includes an optional tour of the […]

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