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March 2018

HDCC Film Series: Island Institute Short Films

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series,  a showing of films from the Island Institute will be held at Fogler Library on Tuesday, March 27, from 6pm-8pm. The short videos highlight threatened fishing communities in Maine, Alaska, and Florida - and what those communities are doing to adapt to these inevitable changes. Film showing includes a discussion led by Karen Burns, Chief Talent Officer at Maine’s Island Institute. The Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series is…

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Storytelling and Community-driven Sustainability Research

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Join the Spire editors for a conversation about the power of storytelling and how to galvanize environmental action through open-access publication. Editors will describe emerging areas for research, art, and creative writing and discuss the opportunities to get involved with Spire. Spire, The Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability is a student-led interdisciplinary journal, housed at the University of Maine.

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April 2018

Fake news, misinformation, and political bias: News literacy for the 21st century

April 2 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Due to popular demand, Fogler Library will host a second session of the Fake News Workshop originally held on March 26! Space is limited and registration is required. Please share the online registration with students, faculty, or staff who wish to attend. Claims about fake news, bias, and misinformation have become much more prevalent in the past few years. But what is "fake news"? And what role does personal bias play in our perception of the news? Being a more informed 21st-century…

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HDCC Film Series: Years of Living Dangerously “The Surge”

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series,  a showing of the Years of Living Dangerously episode “The Surge” will be held at Fogler Library on Tuesday, April 3, from 6pm-8pm. In "The Surge," MSNBC's Chris Hayes shadows climate change skeptic, Republican Congressman Michael Grimm, for a year in Staten Island in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and questions what he might have learned about climate change in the process, and conservationist M. Sanjayan travels to the ends…

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Introduction to Patent Searching

April 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

This workshop will provide an overview of what a patent is and how to use freely accessible patent databases to conduct research on both current and historical patents. The workshop is geared towards a general audience and will include handouts and an opportunity to practice searching a patent database. Please register online to reserve your spot. Registration is open until the workshop begins. If you’re unable to attend this workshop but are interested in setting up an information session with…

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Introduction to Cloud Data Storage

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Research data has value long after you publish an article. Where can you store your data to comply with funder requirements? How can you share it with future collaborators, or store sensitive data securely? Cloud data storage, a vital component of research data management, will help you meet these needs. At this workshop, learn about Google Drive and Box, as well as ACG’s Seafile for your large data sets. Time permitting, hear about other ACG resources, including DMPTool, Maine Dataverse…

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May 2018

Therapy Dog Visits

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 3, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on May 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

Fogler Library, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Want to take a break from studying for finals? Join us at Fogler Library for our therapy dog visits! At the end of the semester, Fogler Library hosts a group of licensed therapy dogs and their handlers who come to the library to visit with UMaine students, faculty, and staff. The therapy dog visits will take place on the first floor of Fogler Library. The visits are free and open to everyone! Spring 2018 Visits Tuesday, May 1 12:00-2:00pm Thursday,…

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Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Data in R

May 1 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States + Google Map
Free

Presented by Fogler Library and Wheatland Geospatial Programs, "Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Data in R " will explore recent advancements in hierarchical random effects models using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods with application and examples for statistical ecology. The focus is on linear and generalized linear modeling frameworks that accommodate spatial and temporal associations. Lecture and exercises offer an applied perspective on model specification, identifiability of parameters, and computational considerations for Bayesian inference from posterior distributions. Registration is required. Further…

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Therapy Dog Visits

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 3, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on May 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

Fogler Library, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Want to take a break from studying for finals? Join us at Fogler Library for our therapy dog visits! At the end of the semester, Fogler Library hosts a group of licensed therapy dogs and their handlers who come to the library to visit with UMaine students, faculty, and staff. The therapy dog visits will take place on the first floor of Fogler Library. The visits are free and open to everyone! Spring 2018 Visits Tuesday, May 1 12:00-2:00pm Thursday,…

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Therapy Dog Visits

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 3, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on May 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

Fogler Library, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
+ Google Map

Want to take a break from studying for finals? Join us at Fogler Library for our therapy dog visits! At the end of the semester, Fogler Library hosts a group of licensed therapy dogs and their handlers who come to the library to visit with UMaine students, faculty, and staff. The therapy dog visits will take place on the first floor of Fogler Library. The visits are free and open to everyone! Spring 2018 Visits Tuesday, May 1 12:00-2:00pm Thursday,…

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