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Public Events for Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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verge - New Work by Andrea Sulzer

verge - New Work by Andrea Sulzer

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 7:00 AM to Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 10:00 PM
Location: 
Area Gallery, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Carolyn Eyler
Contact Phone: 
780-5008
Contact Email: 
ceyler@maine.edu

Andrea Sulzer

verge
New Work By Andrea Sulzer
September 4-October 17

New drawings by Andrea Sulzer in a variety of media explore the relationship between
auditory and visual worlds.

Download the brochure for verge.

September 4, 2012 to October 16, 2012
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Area Gallery, Portland Campus
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Photographs by Richard Veit

Photographs by Richard Veit

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, October 1, 2012, 8:00 AM to Thursday, December 20, 2012, 11:00 PM
Location: 
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
USM Libraries
Contact Phone: 
780-4276
Contact Email: 
libraryadmin@usm.maine.edu

Please enjoy three photographic themes by Richard Veit!  

Filters, Histograms and Magic Wands

Three Cheers, 2010

 

 

Paris, France, 2011

Tuileries Gardens, Paris 2011

 

 

 

Structural Abstracts

Blue Shadows, 2009

For more information, please contact Richard Veit at veitphotos@yahoo.com 

October 1, 2012 to December 20, 2012
8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
USM Libraries welcome three photographic themes by Richard Veit on display in our 7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, September 2012 - December 2012
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Smudge Studio @ Ci2

Smudge Studio @ Ci2

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, October 15, 2012, 11:00 AM to Thursday, October 18, 2012, 4:15 PM
Location: 
Ci2 Lab 5th Floor Research C-Wing Science Bldg, 70 Falmouth Street
Contact Name: 
Jan Piribeck
Contact Phone: 
2077805276
Contact Email: 
janp@maine.edu

While visiting USM to exhibit, lecture, share and more Jamie Kruse and Elizabeth Ellsworth of smudge studios will research, explore possibilities and push boundaries in the Ci2 Lab beginning on Monday the 15th of October. Come up and assist, share or just observe and while you are at it discover the Ci2 Lab and the potential it holds for your own research.

Contac Jan Piribeck to RSVP and attend:
Phone: (207) 780-5276
Email: janp@maine.edu

Just who and what is smudge studio, you ask? smudge is a Brooklyn-based collaboration between artist, designer and independent scholar Jamie Kruse and New School Professor of Media Studies Elizabeth Ellsworth. Their work "meets sites and moments where the geologic and the human converge." They will conduct a workshop on a Casco Bay Lines mail boat tour with USM art students where they will create material for the exhibit.

smudge studio

October 15, 2012 to October 18, 2012
11:00 AM to 4:15 PM
Ci2 Lab 5th Floor Research C-Wing Science Bldg, 70 Falmouth Street
Ci2 Lab spot for smudge studio to research week of Oct. 15th and USM Art Gallery hosts exhibition by smudge studio “Zuihitsu: Look Only at the Waves,” with work by USM art students and features a 20-foot-long wall drawing and polaroid images of Casco Bay.
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Wear Purple Tuesdays - DV Awareness Month

Wear Purple Tuesdays - DV Awareness Month

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: 
Portland and Gorham Campuses
Contact Name: 
Clara Porter
Contact Phone: 
780-4218
Contact Email: 
cporter@usm.maine.edu

October 16, 2012
11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Portland and Gorham Campuses
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, join USM Campus Safety Project and wear PURPLE Tuesdays in October. Come to lunchtime and afternoon tables, pick up a purple ribbon and participate in awareness activities
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Explore Criminology

Explore Criminology

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 11:00 AM
Location: 
Masterton Hall G38
Contact Name: 
Sandy Wachholz
Contact Phone: 
780-4106
Contact Email: 
wachholz@usm.maine.edu

Join us for pizza and learn more about the Criminology Major at USM!  Talk with Criminology graduates that work in the community.

October 16, 2012
11:00 AM
Masterton Hall G38
USM Department of Criminology and Student Success Present: Explore Criminology -- explore the CRM Major and talk with Criminology graduates that work in the community.
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Graduate School Information Session

Graduate School Information Session

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 
LAC, Room 283
Contact Name: 
Lisa Sweet
Contact Phone: 
780-4165
Contact Email: 
lsweet@usm.maine.edu

Are you thinking about graduate school?

USM's Graduate Admissions Office is offering information sessions for students thinking about graduate school. A representative from the Office of Graduate Admissions will give an overview of graduate school options and go over general guidelines for applying to graduate school, whether here at USM or elsewhere. There will also be time for individual questions.

For details regarding information sessions on the Portland and Gorham campuses, please see: http://www.usm.maine.edu/graduateadmissions/graduate-school-information-sessions-fall-2012
 

October 16, 2012
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
LAC, Room 283
Representatives from the Office of Graduate Admissions will give an overview of graduate school options and go over general guidelines for applying to graduate school, whether here at USM or elsewhere.
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Ada Lovelace Day: Reception and Community Conversation

Ada Lovelace Day: Reception and Community Conversation

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: 
110 Abromson Center, 88 Bedford St. USM Portland campus
Contact Name: 
Lauren Webster
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-4289
Contact Email: 
wgs@usm.maine.edu

Celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math with USM professors Clare Congdon (Computer Science), Lisa Moore (Biology), Caryn Prudente (Chemistry), Terry Theodose (Biology), Karen Wilson (Environmental Science).

FREE


Co-sponsors:  USM Women  & Gender Studies, Office of the Associate Provost, and Office of Research Administration and Development
 

October 16, 2012
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
110 Abromson Center, 88 Bedford St. USM Portland campus
Celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math with USM professors Clare Congdon (Computer Science), Lisa Moore (Biology), Caryn Prudente (Chemistry), Terry Theodose (Biology), Karen Wilson (Environmental Science).
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Ada Lovelace Day at USM

Ada Lovelace Day at USM

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street

Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852) is widely held to be the first computer programmer and the annual global Ada Lovelace Day celebrations aim to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and math, to inspire a new generation of women in those fields.

The October 16th reception will feature short presentations by USM faculty Clare Congdon (Computer Science), Lisa Moore (Biology), Caryn Prudente (Chemistry), Terry Theodose (Biology), and Karen Wilson (Environmental Science).    

Please do join us for this free event on Tuesday October 16th at 2:30 in room 110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street for refreshments and great conversation.  The event is open to the entire community and is intended for young women and girls who might like to know more about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields, as well as their friends and advocates.

For more information about Ada Lovelace Day:
http://findingada.com/about

For more information about the USM Women and Gender Studies program:
http://usm.maine.edu/wgs or call 780-4289

October 16, 2012
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street
The October 16th reception will feature short presentations by USM faculty Clare Congdon (Computer Science), Lisa Moore (Biology), Caryn Prudente (Chemistry), Terry Theodose (Biology, and Karen Wilson (Environmental Science)
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Ada Lovelace Day at USM

Ada Lovelace Day at USM

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Dean
Contact Email: 
jdean@usm.maine.edu

Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852) is widely held to be the first computer programmer and the annual global Ada Lovelace Day celebrations aim to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and math, to inspire a new generation of women in those fields.

The October 16th reception will feature short presentations by USM faculty Clare Congdon (Computer Science), Lisa Moore (Biology), Caryn Prudente (Chemistry), Terry Theodose (Biology), and Karen Wilson (Environmental Science).    

Please do join us for this free event on Tuesday October 16th at 2:30 in room 110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street for refreshments and great conversation.  The event is open to the entire community and is intended for young women and girls who might like to know more about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields, as well as their friends and advocates.

For more information about Ada Lovelace Day:
http://findingada.com/about

For more information about the USM Women and Gender Studies program:
http://usm.maine.edu/wgs or call 780-4289

October 16, 2012
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street
The October 16th reception will feature short presentations by USM faculty Clare Congdon (Computer Science), Lisa Moore (Biology), Caryn Prudente (Chemistry), Terry Theodose (Biology, and Karen Wilson (Environmental Science)
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Ada Lovelace Day at USM

Ada Lovelace Day at USM

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Dean
Contact Email: 
jdean@usm.maine.edu

Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852) is widely held to be the first computer programmer and the annual global Ada Lovelace Day celebrations aim to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and math, to inspire a new generation of women in those fields.

The October 16th reception will feature short presentations by USM faculty Clare Congdon (Computer Science), Lisa Moore (Biology), Caryn Prudente (Chemistry), Terry Theodose (Biology), and Karen Wilson (Environmental Science).    

Please do join us for this free event on Tuesday October 16th at 2:30 in room 110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street for refreshments and great conversation.  The event is open to the entire community and is intended for young women and girls who might like to know more about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields, as well as their friends and advocates.

For more information about Ada Lovelace Day:
http://findingada.com/about

For more information about the USM Women and Gender Studies program:
http://usm.maine.edu/wgs or call 780-4289

October 16, 2012
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
110 Abromson, 88 Bedford Street
The October 16th reception will feature short presentations by USM faculty Clare Congdon (Computer Science), Lisa Moore (Biology), Caryn Prudente (Chemistry), Terry Theodose (Biology, and Karen Wilson (Environmental Science)
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5 Days to Success Program: PROCRASTINATION STATION

5 Days to Success Program: PROCRASTINATION STATION

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: 
119 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
Courtney Breslin
Contact Phone: 
207/ 228-8191
Contact Email: 
cbreslin@usm.maine.edu

PROCRASTINATION STATION
Learn time management strategies, organize (free folders), learn Instant Boss
All day Advisors available to discuss organization, getting back on track, or changing your routine!


4-5pm:  Come meet Helen Gorgas-Goulding in 119 Bailey to learn how to stay on track, time management strategies, stress management, and assess your wellness!

October 16, 2012
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
119 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus
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Safe Zone Project Training

Safe Zone Project Training

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 
Presidential Dining Room, Brooks Student Center, Gorham
Contact Name: 
Sarah Holmes
Contact Phone: 
780-5767
Contact Email: 
sholmes@usm.maine.edu

The mission of the Safe Zone Project at the University of Southern Maine is to visibly identify and support those members of the USM community who are safe and supportive contacts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer students, staff and faculty.

Please RSVP at sholmes@usm.maine.edu or 780-5767 (sessions with fewer than 5 people may be postponed or rescheduled).

Community members welcome if space allows.

October 16, 2012
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Presidential Dining Room, Brooks Student Center, Gorham
The mission of the Safe Zone Project at the University of Southern Maine is to visibly identify and support those members of the USM community who are safe and supportive contacts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer students, staff and faculty.
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SPA Improv Group

SPA Improv Group

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 
Dance Room, Russell Hall, Gorham
Contact Name: 
Caleb Lacy
Contact Email: 
caleb.lacy@maine.edu

Enjoy shows like Whose Line  
is it Anyway and Drew Carey's Improvaganza? Come check out the Student  
Performing Artists Improv group. Join us in playing a vast array of improv  
games where everything is made up on the spot. No Scripts, Just fun. No  
experience required.

October 16, 2012
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Dance Room, Russell Hall, Gorham
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Blade Society Weekly Event

Blade Society Weekly Event

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 
Main gym, Sullivan Complex, Portland campus
Contact Name: 
Danielle Fecteau
Contact Email: 
usmbladesociety@gmail.com

A weekly practice for fencing and armored combat.  Open to all.  $5 for non-students to use the gym facilites.

October 16, 2012
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Main gym, Sullivan Complex, Portland campus
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Understanding Weather Course

Understanding Weather Course

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: 
Southworth Planetarium
Contact Name: 
Edward Gleason
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4249
Contact Email: 
egleason@usm.maine.edu

UNDERSTANDING WEATHER

Four Tuesday evenings   September 25 - October 16, 2012

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Enrollment:   $60.00

Our introductory meteorology course!   Are you fascinated by weather systems?  If you have always wanted to learn more about our planet's weather, we invite you to enroll in this beginner's course.

How do weather systems form?  How can we predict weather? 

Learn the fundamentals of meterology with the Southworth Planetarium.    Weather map reading; basic weather prediction; fundmental climate science.

Call 207-780-4249 or e-mail  egleason@usm.maine.edu for more information or to register.   You may register in advance and pay on the first night of class.

 

October 16, 2012
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory meteorology course at the Southworth Planetarium! Understand weather systems and how they work!
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Star Dome Astronomy Course

Star Dome Astronomy Course

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 
Southworth Planetarium
Contact Name: 
Edward Gleason
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4249
Contact Email: 
egleason@usm.maine.edu

STAR DOME ASTRONOMY:

Six Tuesday evenings:  

Winter Session:    January 21 - March 4, 2014

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Andromeda Galaxy

An introductory astronomy course!    If you have always wanted to learn astronomy, but were not sure how to begin, we invite you to enroll in Star Dome Astronomy!

Learn how to read star charts, find the constellations, track planetary motions, and how stars work!

We spend a part of each class in our dome theatre under the stars, hence the title "Star Dome Astronomy."

 

We invite you to join us as we explore the Universe!

 

 

October 16, 2012
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An introductory astronomy course at the Southworth Planetarium. Learn the fundamentals of the night sky and astronomy!
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Science Lecture: Investigating Earth from Space

Science Lecture: Investigating Earth from Space

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 
Southworth Planetarium
Contact Name: 
Edward Gleason
Contact Phone: 
207-780-4249
Contact Email: 
egleason@usm.maine.edu

Earth from Space

SCIENCE LECTURE: "INVESTIGATING EARTH FROM SPACE"

Tuesday, October 16, 2012   7:00 p.m.

USM Geologist Dr. Irwin Novak delivers a presentation about remote sensing techniques scientists use to learn Earth's secrets from outer space observatories.       From climate alterations to the planet's magnetic field to storm system tracking, learn what we have discovered about Earth simply by looking down at it.

Admission by donation.

Call 207-780-4249 for more information or to reserve your space.

October 16, 2012
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
USM Geologist Irwin Novak discusses the methods scientists use to examine Earth from outer space
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The Navigators- Nav Nite

The Navigators- Nav Nite

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 
Hastings Formal Lounge, Gorham
Contact Name: 
Rus Willette
Contact Email: 
rus.willette@maine.edu

Nav Nite Christian Bible  
Study and worship.

October 16, 2012
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Hastings Formal Lounge, Gorham
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