Calendar

All Events for October 2014

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Maine Fiberarts at USM

September 2, 2014 to December 19, 2014
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library
"Maine Fiberarts at USM," an exhibition of artwork by 31 members, will be on display in the 7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, through Friday, December 19th, 2014.
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Summer 2014 Book Arts at the Stone House Exhibition

September 8, 2014 to October 19, 2014
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Glickman Family Library
The Summer Book Arts at the Stone House program comes to a conclusion in September with a student exhibition, reception, and final lecture.
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Opposing Gestures: Joseph Farbrook and Sama Alshaibi

September 23, 2014 to December 10, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus and AREA Gallery, Portland Campus
Opposing Gestures explores the dilemmas of the political, existential, and personal presented through the lens of human gesture and motion.
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Alumni Lecture Series - Julia Sleeper

October 1, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 285
Learn how our alumni are using their degrees in their chosen careers. - Julia Sleeper is the founder and Executive Director of Tree Street Youth Center in Lewiston.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 1, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Me.-Farmington

October 1, 2014
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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Master's Option for Non-Nurses Program Information Session

October 1, 2014
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
423/424 Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave, Portland
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(Women's Tennis) Colby-Sawyer vs. Southern Me.

October 1, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Colby-Sawyer vs. Southern Me.

October 1, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
1

Minute to Win it

October 1, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Compete in various challenges to win prizes.
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(Golf) Maine Maritime Invitational

October 2, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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The Local Identity of Contemporary Eurasia: Photographs by Valeri Nistratov

October 2, 2014 to December 28, 2014
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library
"The Local Identity of Contemporary Eurasia: Photographs by Valeri Nistratov" will be on display in the 5th floor exhibit area, Glickman Family Library, from October 2014--December 2014.
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 2, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Scotland's Vote: A Referendum for Independence

October 2, 2014
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
7th Floor Glickman Library, University Events Room
A panel discussion on the Scotland Referendum for Independence with guest speakers Donnie Jack, Scottish Affairs Counselor for the Americas and Owen Traylor, Former British Diplomat.
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Bates

October 2, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Gordon

October 2, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness at LAC

October 2, 2014
7:30 PM
Room 285, The Androscoggin Room, Lewiston-Auburn campus
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GEB presents: Create-A-Critter

October 2, 2014
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Come create a soft, cuddly friend!
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LIFT360 Conference - "Together: Leading Positive Change"

October 3, 2014
9:00 AM
USM Abromson Center, Portland
Meant to inspire community-minded citizens to action, the conference features an impressive line up of morning speakers and afternoon workshops.
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Friends and Family Weekend

October 3, 2014
9:00 AM
Friends and Family Weekend
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Peer Mentor Meet and Greet

October 3, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Gorham 280 Hastings; Portland 253 Luther Bonney
Honors has a new Peer Mentor program to support new students adjust to life at USM! We're hosting informal gatherings on both campuses! Come to one, or both!
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Multi-Media Composing Presentation with Jakub Ciupinski

October 3, 2014
1:00 PM
Room 212 Corthell Hall
Watch for details
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First Friday Art Walk Bus

October 3, 2014
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Bailey Hall Gorham
First Friday Art Walk Bus
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

October 3, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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Family and Friends Weekend: Magician Peter Boie

October 3, 2014
8:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Performer TBD
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

October 3, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A program about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer: a spacecraft used to analyze the heliospehere, the boundary enclosing the solar system
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Friends and Family Weekend

October 4, 2014
9:00 AM
Friends and Family Weekend
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Friends and Family Weekend: Tailgate

October 4, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
By Hannaford Field (G)
Friends and Family Weekend: Tailgate
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(Men's Soccer) Mass.-Dartmouth vs. Southern Me.

October 4, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Generation Climate Convergence

October 4, 2014
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Luther Bonney Hall: Talbot Auditorium & Breakout Classrooms
Join the Convergence! This event is FREE and open to all high school and college students in Maine. The goal is to strengthen the youth climate justice movement in the Northeast.
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(Women's Tennis) Salem St. vs. Southern Me.

October 4, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. vs. Mount Ida

October 4, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Westfield St. vs. Southern Me.

October 4, 2014
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

October 4, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Eastern Nazarene

October 4, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Mass.-Dartmouth

October 4, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Generation Climate Convergence Keynote Presentation: Sherri Mitchell

October 4, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Talobt Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, USM Portland
Please join Maine Students for Climate Justice for a keynote presentation from indigenous rights lawyer and activist Sherri Mitchell. This event is free and open to the public.
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(Golf) USM Fall Classic

October 5, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Generation Climate Convergence

October 5, 2014
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Luther Bonney Hall: Talbot Auditorium & Breakout Classrooms
Join the Convergence! This event is FREE and open to all high school and college students in Maine. The goal is to strengthen the youth climate justice movement in the Northeast.
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Family and Friends Weekend: Brunch with the Dean

October 5, 2014
9:30 AM
Brooks Dining Hall(G)
Brunch with the Dean
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(Women's Tennis) Colby vs. Southern Me.

October 5, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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The Little Star That Could

October 5, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
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(Golf) USM Fall Classic

October 6, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

October 6, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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(Men's Soccer) Bowdoin vs. Southern Me.

October 6, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 6, 2014
4:00 PM
Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness Complex, USM Portland Campus
Come join the USM Mindfulness Meditation Group, lead by Maureen Sanford and Andrew Donovan. Mindfulness is the act of paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. It's a great way to clear your mind and de-stress!
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USM TEDx: How to Make Stress Your Friend!

October 7, 2014
11:00 AM
The USM Portland Wellness Center, 143A Woodbury Campus Center
Join us for the first in our Fall TEDx series. We will be showing a 15 minute TED talk at eleven in the morning on Tuesday, by Health Psychologist Kelly McGonigal about How to Make Stress Your Friend. Lunch will be provided and there will be a discussion afterwards
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USM TEDx: How to Make Stress Your Friend!

October 7, 2014
12:00 PM
The USM Portland Wellness Center, 143A Woodbury Campus Center
Join us for the first in our Fall TEDx series. We will be showing a 15 minute TED talk at eleven in the morning on Tuesday, by Health Psychologist Kelly McGonigal about How to Make Stress Your Friend. Lunch will be provided and there will be a discussion afterwards
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Title III and Strengths Finder Information Session

October 7, 2014
12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
• Gorham – Bailey 101E • Portland – Luther Bonney 144 • LAC - LAC 106
Bring your lunch and learn about Title III Strengths Finder
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Title III and Strengths Information Session

October 7, 2014
12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
Multiple Locations (see description)
Bring your lunch, enjoy some refreshments, and learn about Title III, Strengths Finder, and the StrengthsQuest Program
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

October 7, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Mass.-Boston

October 7, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Nav Night Worship and Bible Study

October 7, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
10 Bailey
Nav Night
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Damnationland Retrospective Screening

October 7, 2014
7:30 PM
Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
This is a special retrospective screening of Damnationland, genre bending horror film made by local filmmakers in and around Maine. These selected films are from 2010-2013 entries. Please know that material in these short films may be disturbing and is not suited for children.
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Shifting Alliances: ISIS in Iraq and Syria

October 8, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Professors and experts shed light on the current events involving ISIS in the Middle East
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Social Work Student Organization

October 8, 2014
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
316 Masterson
Social Work Student Organization
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Commuter Connections

October 8, 2014 to October 16, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Well Woodbury Campus Center Portland Campus
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 8, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Students of Economic Interest Meeting

October 8, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Glickman Library 520
Students of Economic Interest
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(Field Hockey) Plymouth St. vs. Southern Me.

October 8, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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EcoRep Meeting

October 8, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
25 Bedford Street, Portland (Facilties Mgmt Office)
Join the EcoReps for our general bi-weekly meeting. All are welcome! Come learn about what we are doing on campus around environmental sustainability and justice and get involved.
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Crayon Art

October 8, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Crayon Art
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 9, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Boren Scholarship Information Session

October 9, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
1 Payson Smith Hall, Portland Campus
Interested in studying abroad in a non-traditional location but don't know how to pay for it? Come to the Boren Scholarship Information Session!
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Suicide Prevention Awareness Night

October 9, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
This event is purposely designed to be intimate enough to create a safe space in which students and community members can ask any and all difficult questions about suicide prevention that may come to mind.
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"Living with Purpose"

October 9, 2014
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Amphitheater (P)
"Living with Purpose"
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Opening reception for Opposing Gestures

October 9, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Husson

October 9, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Low Impact Program

October 9, 2014
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Low Impact Program
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October Food for Thought Luncheon

October 10, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Room 170 at USM LAC
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Brown Bag Lunch Discussion with Joseph Farbrook

October 10, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham
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Student Senate Meeting

October 10, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
166 Hastings
Student Senate
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Student Senate Meeting

October 10, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
166 Hastings
This is a weekly meeting of the Student Senate and open to all community members to attend.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 10, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

October 10, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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(Women's Cross Country) James Early Invitational

October 11, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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3 Day hike

October 11, 2014 to October 13, 2014
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
off-campus
3-day hike
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at U. of New England

October 11, 2014
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Mass.-Dartmouth

October 11, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Maine Maritime vs. Southern Me.

October 11, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Eastern Conn. St.

October 11, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Eastern Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

October 11, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 11, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

October 12, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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October Vacation

October 13, 2014
(All day)
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(Women's Volleyball) UMaine Fort Kent vs. Southern Me.

October 13, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 13, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Maine Maritime

October 13, 2014
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 13, 2014
4:00 PM
Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness Complex, USM Portland Campus
Come join the USM Mindfulness Meditation Group, lead by Maureen Sanford and Andrew Donovan. Mindfulness is the act of paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. It's a great way to clear your mind and de-stress!
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Astronomy Cafe: Galaxies

October 13, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An astronomy cafe evening devoted to galaxies.
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October Vacation

October 14, 2014
(All day)
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Pickleball at USM Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex

October 14, 2014 to December 30, 2014
2:00 PM
USM Sullivan Rec & Fitness Complex, Portland Campus
Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex will be offering clinics on the basics of Pickleball
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Getting Smarter about Smarter Balanced Assessments

October 14, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, USM Portland Campus
Attend this educational forum to hear from teams of educators from three Smarter Balanced pilot sites as they share what they learned and who they are preparing for the spring 2015 tests.
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at U. of New England

October 14, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Getting Smarter about Smarter Balanced Assessments

October 14, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Attend this educational forum to hear from teams of educators from three Smarter Balanced pilot sites as they share what they learned and how they are preparing for the spring 2015 tests.
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at U. of New England

October 14, 2014
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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Classes Resume

October 15, 2014
8:00 AM
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Maine Health Management Coalition- 2014 Annual Symposium

October 15, 2014
8:00 AM to 2:45 PM
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland
The annual event brings together health leaders, business influencers, and other key stakeholders in Maine’s healthcare community to engage in innovative ways to cut costs and improve quality.
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Visual Literacy, Concept Mapping, and Visual Representation to teach Critical Thinking

October 15, 2014
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Online workshop/seminar
Professors Beaudry and Shedletsky will offer an online workshop/seminar on visual literacy for faculty throughout the University of Maine System.
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USM Gorham Forest Reclamation

October 15, 2014
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Meet in G13, Parking lot behind Dickey-Wood Towers, Gorham Campus
The Environmental Science & Policy Student Group at the University of Southern Maine is seeking volunteers for a midday community cleanup of the Hemlock forest behind USM’ Gorham campus.All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate in this community event.
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Social Work Student Organization

October 15, 2014
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
316 Masterson
Social Work Student Organization
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Students of Economic Interest Meeting

October 15, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Glickman Library 520
Students of Economic Interest
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Plymouth St.

October 15, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Make your Own Candy Apple

October 15, 2014
8:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Make your own Candy Apple
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 16, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Alumni 30 Minute Mentoring

October 16, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
See what 30 minute mentoring can do for you.
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(Field Hockey) Bowdoin vs. Southern Me.

October 16, 2014
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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The Art of the Hand Drawn Map Exhibit Opening

October 16, 2014
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
Join us on Thursday, October 16th, 6:00pm-7:30pm, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Osher Map Library with the opening of a new exhibit, "The Art of the Hand Drawn Map."
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Portland Ovations! presents: Khumariyaan

October 16, 2014
7:30 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland campus
Young Musicians from Pakistan bring a modern take to contemporary music
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Safe and Supportive Schools Conference

October 17, 2014
8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
Hosted by USM's Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, EqualityMaine, GLSEN Southern Maine and GLAD are holding a day-long conference on topics important to the well being of LGBTQ youth in Maine.
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Student Nurse Organization Monthly Meeting

October 17, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Luther Bonney 326
Student Nurse Organization
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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

October 17, 2014
12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
410 Luther Bonney, Portland Campus
In order to maintain compliance with NIH and NSF requirements, USM conducts a mandatory Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) in-person training twice a year, typically in the Spring and Fall semesters.
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Student Senate Meeting

October 17, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
423/424 Glickman (P)
Student Senate Meeting
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Building Asynchronous Dialogue Through Google Docs

October 17, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
203 Payson Smith Hall, USM Portland Campus
Michelle Lisi, Director of University College's VAWLT (Virtual Academic Writing and Lab Tutoring) project, will present a workshop on using Google Docs. Faculty will experiment with creating, sharing, commenting on, and revising writing in Drive.
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Franco-American Sing Along

October 17, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Join USM's Franco-American Collection for an hour of favorite French and French-Canadian tunes. Words are provided, so fluency in French is not required. All are welcome.
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Tealaxation!

October 17, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The Well 151 Upton Hall Gorham Campus
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Mass.-Dartmouth

October 17, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Co-conspirators Collaborating in Purgatory: The Limited Editions of Purgatory Pie Press

October 17, 2014
4:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus
Join us for a lecture resented by Esther K. Smith and Dikko Faust, artists and owners of Purgatory Pie Press in New York, NY.
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IN BLIND SIGHT- DOCUMENTARY FILM PREMIER IN PORTLAND

October 17, 2014
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
102 Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
The Iris Network will host the premier of In Blind Sight, a documentary film which explores the experiences of blind and visually impaired people, how they navigate our modern world, and how they rise above the obstacles of their condition to lead rich -and sometimes extraordinary- lives.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

October 17, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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Open Mic Night

October 17, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Open Mic Night
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Laura Kargul Celebrates 25 Years at USM!

October 17, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
Laura Kargul, pianist, celebrates 25 years at USM with another masterful faculty concert. Sponsored by Dr. Dahlia and Arthur L. Handman.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

October 17, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A program about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer: a spacecraft used to analyze the heliospehere, the boundary enclosing the solar system
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(Men's Cross Country) State of Maine Championships

October 18, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Golf) GNAC Championship

October 18, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Cross Country) State of Maine Championships

October 18, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Workshop: Magic Books and Paper Toys

October 18, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wishcamper Center Multi-Purpose Room, USM Portland campus, 34 Bedford St., Portland
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The Art of the Hand Drawn Map

October 18, 2014 to February 26, 2015
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
The Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education is pleased to announce its latest exhibit, "The Art of the Hand Drawn Map," on display through February 2015.
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Saturday Information Session and Gorham Campus Tour

October 18, 2014
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
John Mitchell Center Lobby - Gorham Campus
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(Women's Volleyball) Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Southern Me.

October 18, 2014
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Western Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

October 18, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Western Conn. St.

October 18, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Wellesley

October 18, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Bridgewater St. vs. Southern Me.

October 18, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Framingham St.

October 18, 2014
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 18, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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(Golf) GNAC Championship

October 19, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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The Little Star That Could

October 19, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
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UMaine Lean Practitioner Training

October 20, 2014
9:00 AM
USM -Lewiston Auburn
Umaine Practitioner Lean training workshop for USM & UMA staff
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 20, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 20, 2014
4:00 PM
Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness Complex, USM Portland Campus
Come join the USM Mindfulness Meditation Group, lead by Maureen Sanford and Andrew Donovan. Mindfulness is the act of paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. It's a great way to clear your mind and de-stress!
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 20, 2014
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
The Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness & Recreation Complex
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USM Mindfulness Group

October 20, 2014
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Sullivan Sports Complex Multi-Purpose Room
USM Mindfulness group
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Circle K Meeting

October 20, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
113 Upperclass Hall (G)
Circle K
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GrowSmart Summit 2014

October 21, 2014
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
August Civic Center
The Dollars and $ense of Smart Growth
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UMaine Lean Practitioner Training

October 21, 2014
9:00 AM
USM -Lewiston Auburn
Umaine Practitioner Lean training workshop for USM & UMA staff
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TEDx Talks

October 21, 2014
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity - 132 Woodbury Campus Center Portland Campus
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USM TEDx: Hey Doc, some boys are born girls

October 21, 2014
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
CSGD, Campus Center 143B
USM TEDx: Hey Doc, some boys are born girls
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Writing Group

October 21, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Faculty Commons, 312 Glickman
During the academic year, the Faculty Commons, in collaboration with research administration will be offering a writing group for faculty and staff who are interested in goal-setting and accountability.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

October 21, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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Retirement Party for Drs. Hartley and Lambert

October 21, 2014
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wishcamper Center, Room 102
You are invited to a Retirement Party for Drs. David Hartley and David Lambert, celebrating nearly 50 years of combined service to the academic and research communities. Bring your stories, share your memories, and join us in celebrating!
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Me.-Farmington

October 21, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Pink Hammers?: What do Lady Scientists Really Need?

October 21, 2014
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
423/4 Glickman Library, Portland Campus
In honor of Ada Lovelace Day—an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math—USM Presents a Roundtable Community Discussion.
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Muse Paintbar Fundraiser

October 21, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Muse Paintbar-245 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101
Muse Paintbar
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Worcester St.

October 21, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Nav Night Worship and Bible Study

October 21, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
10 Bailey
Nav Night
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Contemporary Music Career Workshop with Paul Dresher

October 22, 2014
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Social Work Student Organization

October 22, 2014
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
316 Masterson
Social Work Student Organization
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Commuter Connections

October 22, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Well Woodbury Campus Center Portland Campus
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Chill The Eff Out Wednesday

October 22, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center-The Wellness Center
Chill The Eff Out Wednesday
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Pagan Student Association Meetings - Portland

October 22, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Conference Room, Portland Campus
Weekly meeting of the Pagan Student Association
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Internship Presentation

October 22, 2014
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
LAC campus room 285
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MOON WITCH

October 22, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual Halloween show! A fun and fantastic show for the entire family.
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Alpha Omega Student Meetings - Portland

October 22, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Luther Bonney 509, Portland Campus
The weekly meeting of the student association, Alpha Omega.
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Students of Economic Interest Meeting

October 22, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Glickman Library 520
Students of Economic Interest
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Leadership Study Abroad Course Information Session

October 22, 2014
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Please join Professors Christy Hammer and Liz Fisher Turesky for a Q & A meeting on the Leadership Study Abroad course traveling to the United Kingdom in June 2015.
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EcoRep Meeting

October 22, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
25 Bedford Street, Portland (Facilties Mgmt Office)
Join the EcoReps for our general bi-weekly meeting. All are welcome! Come learn about what we are doing on campus around environmental sustainability and justice and get involved.
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Come Learn About Bikes!

October 22, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Portland Gear Hub, Basement of the YMCA, 70 Forest Ave, Portland ME
The Portland Gear Hub and the USM Office of Sustainability are partnering to offer another donation-based bicycle mechanical workshop series to help you take care of your current or future bike. Join us in the Gear Hub in the basement of the YMCA. Open to the public.
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Paper Mache' Night

October 22, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Paper Mache' night
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 23, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Free Sneak Preview of 'Spring Awakening'

October 23, 2014
6:00 PM
Scarborough Bull Moose, 456 Payne Road, Scarborough
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Dig Deeper Meditation Group

October 23, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Amphitheater (P)
Dig Deeper mediatation group
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GEB Presents: Bowling at Spare Time

October 23, 2014 to October 24, 2014
9:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Spare Time- 867 Riverside Street Portland, ME 04103
Bowling at Spare Time
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CTEL Workshop: VoiceThread in Online Courses

October 24, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
521 Glickman | USM Portland Campus
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Student Senate Meeting

October 24, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
405 Bailey
Student Senate Meeting
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Student Senate Meeting

October 24, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
423/424 Glickman
This is a weekly meeting of the Student Senate and open to all community members to attend.
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Tealaxation!

October 24, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The Well 151 Upton Hall Gorham Campus
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13th Annual Halloween Party

October 24, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Spooks! Chills! Frights! and Fun! The 12th Annual Southworth Planetarium Halloween Party! Celebrate Halloween in Portland's darkest venue!
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SNOtober Fest

October 24, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center (P)
SNOtober fest
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Mad Scientists' Ball

October 24, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
19 College Ave, Room 1
Mad Scientists' Ball
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Alpha Omega Devotionals - Portland

October 24, 2014
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall at Wishcamper, Portland Campus
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THE GHOST HOUR

October 24, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The scariest hour of our year! Join us for tales of supernatural horror read and performed in Portland's darkest place.
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Stress Free Night

October 24, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Stress Free Night
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(Field Hockey) Western Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

October 25, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Rhode Island Col.

October 25, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Rhode Island Col.

October 25, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Rhode Island Col. vs. Southern Me.

October 25, 2014
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 25, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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(Golf) NEIGA Championships

October 26, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Open House for Undergraduate Students

October 26, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Costello Sports Complex, Gorham Campus
An opportunity for prospective students to meet faculty, staff, and students to learn more about the USM experience. The Open House includes an academic and student services fair, select residence hall tours, and student-guided walking tours of our Portland and Gorham campuses.
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USM Wind Ensemble Conducted by Peter Martin

October 26, 2014
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents the USM Wind Ensemble under the direction of Peter Martin. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

October 26, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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(Golf) NEIGA Championships

October 27, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Alpha Omega Student Meetings - Gorham

October 27, 2014
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Bailey Room 205, Gorham Cmapus
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MOON WITCH

October 27, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual Halloween show! A fun and fantastic show for the entire family.
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(Women's Soccer) Saint Joseph's (Me.) vs. Southern Me.

October 27, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 27, 2014
4:00 PM
Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness Complex, USM Portland Campus
Come join the USM Mindfulness Meditation Group, lead by Maureen Sanford and Andrew Donovan. Mindfulness is the act of paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. It's a great way to clear your mind and de-stress!
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 27, 2014
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
The Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness & Recreation Complex
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USM Mindfulness Group

October 27, 2014
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Sullivan Sports Complex Multi-Purpose Room
USM Mindfulness group
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Circle K Meeting

October 27, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
113 Upperclass Hall (G)
Circle K
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 28, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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(Men's Soccer) Salem St. vs. Southern Me.

October 28, 2014
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at U. of New England

October 28, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Keene St. vs. Southern Me.

October 28, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Nav Night Worship and Bible Study

October 28, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
10 Bailey
Nav Night
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Social Work Student Organization

October 29, 2014
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
316 Masterson
Social Work Student Organization
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Chill The Eff Out Wednesday

October 29, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center-The Wellness Center
Chill The Eff Out Wednesday
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Pagan Student Association Meetings - Portland

October 29, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Conference Room, Portland Campus
Weekly meeting of the Pagan Student Association
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MOON WITCH

October 29, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Our annual Halloween show! A fun and fantastic show for the entire family.
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Alpha Omega Student Meetings - Portland

October 29, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Luther Bonney 509, Portland Campus
The weekly meeting of the student association, Alpha Omega.
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Students of Economic Interest Meeting

October 29, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Glickman Library 520
Students of Economic Interest
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Come Learn About Bikes!

October 29, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Portland Gear Hub, Basement of the YMCA, 70 Forest Ave, Portland ME
The Portland Gear Hub and the USM Office of Sustainability are partnering to offer another donation-based bicycle mechanical workshop series to help you take care of your current or future bike. Join us in the Gear Hub in the basement of the YMCA. Open to the public.
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Halloween Movie Night

October 29, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall(P)
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Ping Pong/Pool Tournament

October 29, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Ping Pong/Pool Tournament
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 30, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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How to get into Graduate School in Psychology

October 30, 2014
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Payson Smith 204
How to get into Graduate School in Psychology
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Student Nurse Organization Monthly Meeting

October 30, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Luther Bonney 326
Student Nurse Organization
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Andreas Klein Piano Master Class

October 30, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall
In collaboration with Portland Ovations, the USM School of Music presents German-born pianist Andreas Klein in a master class. Free admission. Open seating.
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BS in Nursing Information Session for Transfer Students

October 30, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
311 Masterton Hall, 71 Bedford St., Portland campus
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USM Community Garden Soil Building Workshop

October 30, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
USM Community Garden, in front of Sullivan Gym, Portland Campus
Join us to learn how to build soil for little or no money. We will be teaching (and doing) the art of sheet mulching, also known as lasagna gardening or composting in place. Open to the public, all are welcome!
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Muhsana Ali Presentation and Reception

October 30, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
102 Wishcamper, Portland Campus
Oct. 30 - 4:30-6 PM Presentation and 6-7 PM Exhibit & Reception in the Wishcamper Building, USM Portland Campus. Senegal-based artist Muhsana Ali will speak about her creative placemaking and community art practice, including the Mart Community Project in Mart, TX.
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Maine Millennials Mentoring (M3) Starting Up at USM

October 30, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
42 Payson Smith Hall, Portland Campus: 44 Payson Smith Hall Nov. 20 & Dec. 18
Maine Millennials Mentoring (M3), a peer-run mentoring group aimed at supporting millennials in creating their futures, will begin holding sessions at the USM Portland campus. All students, regardless of age, are welcome. November 20th & December 18th will be held in Payson Smith, Room 44.
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Haunted House

October 30, 2014
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
ASL Lab
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Anna Maria College

October 30, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
30

Dig Deeper Meditation Group

October 30, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Amphitheater (P)
Dig Deeper mediatation group
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Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 30, 2014 to October 31, 2014
11:45 PM to 2:00 AM
Talbot Hall, Luther Bonney
The Veterans Student Organization presents the Rocky Horror Picture Show!
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Student Senate Meeting

October 31, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
423/424 Glickman (P)
Student Senate Meeting
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Student Senate Meeting

October 31, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
423/424 Glickman
This is a weekly meeting of the Student Senate and open to all community members to attend.
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Tealaxation!

October 31, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The Well 151 Upton Hall Gorham Campus
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Alpha Omega Devotionals - Portland

October 31, 2014
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall at Wishcamper, Portland Campus
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Bus Stop

October 31, 2014
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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DJ Combine Halloween Dance

October 31, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
DJ Combine
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Spring Awakening

October 31, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents the Fall Musical, Spring Awakening. Featuring an electrifying score, this groundbreaking rock musical exudes passion, angst and rebellion.
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