Calendar

Public Events for September 2014

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Trash to Treasure Fall Yardsale

September 1, 2014
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Basement of Anderson Hall, Gorham Campus
Need some furnishing for that new res hall room? Have we got something for you! Stop by (and come early!) to find affordable gently used housewares including desk chairs, rugs, brooms, lamps, dishes, shower caddies, cords, decorations, and more. Bring your friends and bring your cash!
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 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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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 2, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
3

14th Annual Husky Fest

September 3, 2014
11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Payson-Smith lawn
Follow the paws to our annual welcome kick-off party! There’s FREE BBQ plus live music and activities.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 3, 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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USM Youth Ensembles Vocal Auditions

September 3, 2014
5:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM Youth Ensembles hold Fall 2014 vocal auditions for the
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Daniel Webster

September 3, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra Auditions

September 3, 2014
7:00 PM
Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, the university/community orchestra of the USM School of Music, will be holding auditions for the 2014-2015 season. String players particularly encouraged to apply.
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(Women's Tennis) Thomas (Me.) vs. Southern Me.

September 4, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Taste of Portland

September 4, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Glickman/Wishcamper Lawn
The Taste of Portland is an event that features tables and food trucks from various businesses around Portland to showcase some of the city's popular eats. Students get to samples delicious food and drink from the participating venders!
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Gordon

September 4, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
5

Patient Safety Academy 2014

September 5, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
USM- Portland Campus, Abromson Center
Join us on September 5th for an exciting day of thought-provoking sessions, skill building workshops and the sharing of best practices in patient safety. The Patient Safety Academy is an interdisciplinary event; anyone interested in or engaged in patient safety activities is invited to attend.
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Patient Safety Academy 2014: REGISTER TODAY

September 5, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
USM- Portland Campus, Abromson Center
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Join us Sept.5th for a day of thought-provoking and skill-building sessions, along with sharing of best practices in patient safety. The Patient Safety Academy is an interdisciplinary event; anyone interested or engaged in patient safety activities is invited to attend.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 5, 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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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Thomas

September 5, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Husson

September 5, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 5, 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) Husson Invitational

September 6, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Mass. Maritime

September 6, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. vs. Maine Maritime

September 6, 2014
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. vs. Curry

September 6, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

September 6, 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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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. vs. Maine Maritime

September 6, 2014
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Me.-Presque Isle vs. Southern Me.

September 7, 2014
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Plymouth St. vs. Southern Me.

September 7, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Castleton vs. Southern Me.

September 7, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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The Little Star That Could

September 7, 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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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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Summer Book Arts at Stone House Lecture and Reception

September 8, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Glickman Family Library, 7th floor and 6th floor
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Fall Study Abroad Fair

September 9, 2014
11:00 AM
Path near Woodbury Campus Center, Portland
Join us on September 9th from 11 am to 2 pm for our annual Fall Study Abroad Fair! Find out how to study abroad, talk with study abroad providers offering programs all over the wold, and learn how to finance your overseas adventure.
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Woodbury Centers Open House

September 9, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury (P)
Woodbury Campus Center Open House
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 9, 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 Soccer) Southern Me. at Bates

September 9, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Husson vs. Southern Me.

September 9, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 10, 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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Food Forest Garden Work Party

September 10, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Food Forest Garden on Portland Campus Green, Near main entrance to Luther Bonney
Join us as we take care of the food forest permaculture installation on the Portland campus and celebrate the garden's First Anniversary and its new sign!
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(Men's Soccer) Saint Joseph's (Me.) vs. Southern Me.

September 10, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Me.-Farmington

September 10, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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LGBT Social

September 10, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
LGBT Social
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Irish Documentarian to Speak at University of Southern Maine

September 11, 2014
4:10 PM to 5:15 PM
Luther Bonney Hall, Room 403, University of Southern Maine, Portland campus
Maurice Fitzpatrick, Irish filmmaker and creator of the documentary, “The Boys of St. Columb’s,” will speak about his filmmaking experience and his groundbreaking documentary about Irish education.
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TeeShirt Decorating

September 11, 2014
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Come decorate a USM tee-shirt!
12

Information Session for the Accelerated BS in Nursing Program for Non-Nurses

September 12, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
113 Masterton Hall, 71 Bedford St., Portland campus
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 12, 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.
12

Southern Maine Open Mic Night

September 12, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Southern Maine Open Mic Night
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 12, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 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.
13

Portland GreenFest

September 13, 2014
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monument Square, Portland Maine
Join us for the first annual Portland Greenfest, a celebration of everything green and spectacular about Portland Maine. Activities, performances, demonstrations, and displays featuring sustainable businesses & products, music, arts, food, technology, film, fashion, and more!
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Worcester St.

September 13, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. vs. Framingham St.

September 13, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Bridgewater St. vs. Southern Me.

September 13, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Rhode Island Col.

September 13, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Framingham St.

September 13, 2014
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Newbury

September 13, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

September 13, 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!
14

(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Johnson St.

September 14, 2014
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 14, 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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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 15, 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) Thomas vs. Southern Me.

September 15, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 16, 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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Ogunquit Playhouse Trip

September 17, 2014
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Pick up in back parking lot at LAC
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 17, 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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(Women's Soccer) Salem St. vs. Southern Me.

September 17, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Film Screening: Disruption - A Film About the Climate Movement

September 17, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Wishcamper Center, Room 211, Portland USM Campus
Join Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability, Divest UMaine and other environmental student groups for a film screening and discussion. This event is free and open to the public.
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Campus Night Under the Lights

September 17, 2014
8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Hodgdon Field (G)
Campus Night Under the Lights
18

DIY Craft Night with Student Life

September 18, 2014
4:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center (P)
DIY Craft Night with Student Life
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Secrets of the Sea Exhibit Opening

September 18, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Atrium Art Gallery
The next Atrium Art Gallery exhibit opens September 18 and continues through November 22, and includes paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and work in glass, metal, stone, wood, fiber, and video by 23 artists.
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Science lecture: Integrative Therapies - Pain and Stress

September 18, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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USM's Got Talent

September 18, 2014
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Hey Huskies! Come see some amazing acts!
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Franco-American Sing Along

September 19, 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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Rafting the Kennebec

September 19, 2014
1:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Forkks, Maine
Rafting the Kennebec
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"What Makes Life Meaningful?"

September 19, 2014
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 102, Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus
Todd May, a well-known philosophy professor at Clemson University, S.C., will lecture on and discuss a question that most everyone has pondered: What makes life meaningful?
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Dr. Todd May Lecture, "What Makes Life Meaningful?"

September 19, 2014
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wishcamper Ctr, Rm 102, Portland Campus
Dr. Todd May Lecture, Clemson University, "What Makes Life Meaningful?"
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 19, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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240 Strings

September 19, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents faculty member Anastasia Antonacos, piano with Patrick Doane, violin and Ben Noyes, cello in the Faculty Concert Series opening concert, 240 Strings. Sponsored by the USM School of Music Advisory Board.
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Yoga Night

September 19, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Come de-stress and enjoy doing some yoga.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 19, 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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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Worcester St.

September 20, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 20, 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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The Little Star That Could

September 21, 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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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 22, 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.
22

Film Showing: Private Violence

September 22, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, USM Portland Campus
Private Violence is a feature-length documentary film and audience engagement campaign that explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home.
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Private Violence Documentary Screening

September 22, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall(P)
Private Violence Documentary Screening
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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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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 23, 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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Southern Maine Open Mic Night

September 23, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center (P)
Southern Maine Open Mic Night
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 24, 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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Cards Against Humanity Night

September 24, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Cards Against Humanity Night
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USM@Home: Portland

September 25, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
TBD
USM@Home: Portland
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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness

September 25, 2014
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Pingo!

September 25, 2014
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Come play some PINGO!
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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) training

September 26, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Portland Campus, Payson Smith, Room 306
All investigators, key personnel, faculty advisers and research staff conducting research involving any vertebrate animals are required to complete training.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 26, 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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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness

September 26, 2014
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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USM Chopped

September 26, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
USM Chopped
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 26, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 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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Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert

September 27, 2014
1:00 PM
On the Green at Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
A tradition for the USM community and Gorham neighbors, this 12th annual afternoon of concert band classics and barbecue lunch (available at old-fashioned prices!) is fun for the whole family! Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Barbecue begins at Noon.
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(Women's Soccer) Plymouth St. vs. Southern Me.

September 27, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

September 27, 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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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness

September 27, 2014
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Nell Britton, Junior Piano Recital

September 27, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents piano major Nell Britton in her junior recital. Nell is a student of Laura Kargul.
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Dempsey Challenge Cheering Station

September 28, 2014
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Auburn
USM will partake in a Cheer Station at the Dempsey Challenge on Sunday, September 28, in downtown Auburn from 8-10 am. Students, staff, USM alumni, faculty, friends and family are welcome to volunteer!
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NEACAC College Fair

September 28, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Costello Sports Complex, Gorham Campus
Office of Undergraduate Admission will host a college fair event coordinated through the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC). Over 250 colleges and universities will be there.
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The Little Star That Could

September 28, 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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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness

September 28, 2014
5:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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Commuter Week

September 29, 2014 to October 3, 2014
9:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Commuter Week
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 29, 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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Lecture: Emmy Award Winning Composer, Larry Groupé

September 29, 2014
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 212 Corthell Hall
Emmy Award winning film composer, Larry Groupé, presents an in-depth look and discussion on the current state of composing in Hollywood today.
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BS in Nursing Information Session for Transfer Students

September 29, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
311 Masterton Hall, 71 Bedford St., Portland campus
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Graduate Studies Open House

September 29, 2014
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, Second Floor Mezzanine
Please join USM Graduate Studies for an Open House for prospective graduate students. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet faculty and staff who teach and work in USM’s graduate programs, talk with admissions staff, and learn more about what scholarships are available.
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What's in a Word? Content Vocabulary Instruction for Grades 2-12

September 29, 2014
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney, USM Portland Campus
Reading Matters to Maine's Fifth Annual Conversation about Reading
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 30, 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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