Fall2021Blogs

Let’s Get Purr-sonal

On the surface, meeting on Zoom seems much more impersonal than getting together on campus. But that is not always the case. After all, in the past year, we have ventured into our classmates’ living rooms, kitchens, and spare bedrooms. We have had a peek at their interests and passions.

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The Birth of Senior College at UMA: a Friendly Affair

This legacy of friendship has been passed down from the first dreamers who imagined Senior College to those of us who continue to benefit from their foresight and hard work. Did you know that our beloved UMA Senior College might never have existed without a fortuitous chain of events? Recently,

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Complexity and Mysticism

“Science does not need mysticism and mysticism does not need science. But man needs both” Fritjof Capra  Although my formal training is in the sciences, I am also interested in topics relating to spirituality. Combining both would be the next logical step, but such a path seems to be scorned

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Planning a New Class

The most fascinating bedrock outcrops turn out to be those that are at the coast. The coast of Maine has some of the oldest and most complex rocks in the state. I have lost count of the number of sites we visited, perhaps two dozen, checking out lunch stops and

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