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College of Earth, Life, and Health Sciences

Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Peter Ellis will present the University of Maine’s fourth annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy at 3 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Buchanan Alumni House. Ellis’ talk, “Smarter logging for good: Sustainable, low-impact forestry as a natural climate solution,” will discuss the role of forest management in achieving global environmental, economic, and social […]

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AgingME Lunch and Learn Series

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

The Palliative Players of Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County will present the improv theater production "End Stage" from 9 a.m.-noon, March 10 at Buchanan Alumni House. Through unscripted role-playing, the performers act out possible end of life scenarios and conversations in families challenged by serious illness. The performances explore decisions and wishes that arise in […]

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UMaine Arctic share-out

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

This public event will provide new opportunities for networking and developing collaborations both on campus and with other institutions, as well as illustrate UMaine’s substantive historical and current educational, outreach, and research engagement in the Arctic and in Arctic-impacted areas. The program will feature brief oral remarks, with the focus of the event being a […]

Climate, Catastrophe, Collapse? Using Climatic and Cultural History to Understand El Niño’s Role in Ancient Peru

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

The 2018 Geddes W. Simpson Lecture presents Dr. Daniel H. Sandweiss Professor of Anthropology and Climate Studies Everyone has heard of El Niño, the climatic anomaly that affects weather around the Pacific Basin and beyond at irregular intervals. Although some people benefit from the classic or canonical El Niño—here in the Northeast we tend to […]

The Personhood of Plants: Land, language and the rights of nature

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Native American Programs Presents Dr. Robin Kimmerer This presentation will explore on our relationship to plants and how it is shaped by culture, worldview and experience. Together, we will explore scientific and indigenous conceptions of the nature of plants, from natural resources and respected teachers to consider how our perceptions of living beings are reflected […]

Staples Lecture: Can universities do tech transfer? A discussion.

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Led by biochemist/toxicologist Bruce Hammock. Staples Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of Maine. A generous gift from the late Basil and Jeanette Staples allows us to invite distinguished scientists […]

14th Annual Geddes Simpson Lecture

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Open Season on Chickadees: A Field Guide to the Anthropocene By Mark W. Anderson

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