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Public Events for Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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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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Zuihitsu - smudge studio

Zuihitsu - smudge studio

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:00 AM to Sunday, December 9, 2012, 10:00 PM
Location: 
Area Gallery, Portland
Contact Name: 
Carolyn Eyler
Contact Phone: 
207 780 5008
Contact Email: 
ceyler@maine.edu


Zuihitsu

Zuihitsu
October 24-December 9

Smudge studio considers Portland’s shoreline
in Zuihitsu, an exhibition that addresses the
landscape as event—as a continuous
streaming of forces, configurations, and
undoings. Smudge’s landscape-based workshop with students will also be on view.

 

Read the press release:

USM Visiting Artists smudge studio and art students mount an exhibit created from a Casco Bay Mailboat Tour

October 24, 2012 to December 9, 2012
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Area Gallery, Portland
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Wine, Beer and Mead Tasting and Silent

Wine, Beer and Mead Tasting and Silent

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, November 9, 2012, 2:00 PM to Sunday, December 9, 2012, 5:00 PM
Location: 
Bruno's Restaurant and Tavern, Banquet Hall, 33 Allen Avenue Portland, Maine
Contact Name: 
Sarah Gabrielson
Contact Email: 
smbgabrielson@gmail.com

 Please join us for a wine, beer and mead tasting with silent auction to support USM nursing students raise money to pay for medication and supplies for their winter trip to the Dominican Republic!


10 dollars for students, 12 dollars for non-students

21+

November 9, 2012 to December 9, 2012
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bruno's Restaurant and Tavern, Banquet Hall, 33 Allen Avenue Portland, Maine
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Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, November 12, 2012, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 5:00 PM
Location: 
Lewiston Campus, drop box outside library
Contact Name: 
USM LAC Veteran's Club
Contact Email: 
usm.lacveterans@gmail.com

The USM LAC Veterans Club is sponsoring a Toys for Tots toy drive.  Donate new, unwrapped toys in the drop box stationed outside the library.

November 12, 2012 to December 12, 2012
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, drop box outside library
The USM LAC Veterans Club is sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive.
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Gorham GIS Clinic

Gorham GIS Clinic

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: 
302 Bailey Hall
Contact Name: 
Thea Youngs
Contact Phone: 
207-780-5063
Contact Email: 
tyoungs@usm.maine.edu

Open to the public. Bring your GIS questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.

November 14, 2012
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
302 Bailey Hall
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
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Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: 
Upstairs Lounge LAC
Contact Name: 
Lindamarie McDonald
Contact Phone: 
207-753-6632
Contact Email: 
lindamarie.mcdonald@maine.edu

Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on the Lewiston campus Wednesdays, during the fall semester, from 11 am - 2 p.m., providing information for students on sexual assault or abuse.

For more information please contact Campus Safety Project-Peer Educator, Lindamarie McDonald at 753-6632.

November 14, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Upstairs Lounge LAC
Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on the Lewiston campus Wednesdays, during the fall semester, from 11 am - 2 p.m., providing information for students on sexual assault or abuse.
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Table Talk

Table Talk

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: 
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room
Contact Name: 
Andrea Thompson McCall, USM Interfaith Cahplain
Contact Phone: 
207-228-8284
Contact Email: 
atmccall@usm.maine.edu

Each Wednesday at lunch, Chaplains and Advisors from Religious & Spiritual Life offer opportunities for informal conversation on just about any topic with their TABLE TALK series, at lunchtime on Wednesdays at the Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room in Portland.  Sit down and say hello; ask the question that's been nagging you; try out your latest theory about the meaning of life...  We'll look forward to seeing you!

November 14, 2012
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room
Informal conversations with Chaplains & Religious Advisors
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2012 Spotlight on Ecoscience

2012 Spotlight on Ecoscience

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: 
Hannaford Lecture Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Patrick Keenan
Contact Phone: 
(207) 839-7600 x242
Contact Email: 
patrick.keenan@briloon.org

6:00 pm – Cocktail Reception
with Harpist Jara Goodrich of the Portland Symphony Orchestra
7:00 pm – Opening Remarks
Presentation by Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy
The Land of Cinnamon and Gold: The Amazon over the Five Centuries since de Orellana’s Expedition
~ ~ ~
Panel Discussion moderated by MPBN’s Susan Sharon
Tom Lovejoy’s Looming Questions for Conservation in the 21st Century
Johnny Wise, USM Student, will be participating as a panel member. 

GENERAL ADMISSION

$25 general admission - $8 with student ID
Reservations Recommended

Register online to pay by credit card

or email to pay day of event
RSVP@briloon.org

About Guest Speaker: Thomas Lovejoy, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas Lovejoy

Photo courtesty of Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy

We are honored to host Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy as the featured speaker for our 2012 presentation. An innovative and accomplished conservation biologist, he helped establish much of our understanding of biodiversity.

Dr. Lovejoy holds the Biodiversity Chair at the Heinz Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment in Washington, D.C., and was elected University Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University in 2010. Spanning the political spectrum, he served on science and environmental councils under the Reagan, Bush, and Clinton Administrations. He was the World Bank’s Chief Biodiversity Advisor and Lead Specialist for the Environment for Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Senior Advisor to the President of the United Nations Foundation. At the core of Dr. Lovejoy’s many influential positions are his seminal ideas, which have formed and strengthened the field of conservation biology. For example, in the 1980s, he brought international attention to the world’s tropical rainforests, particularly to the Brazilian Amazon where he has worked since 1965. He also developed the now-ubiquitous “debt-for-nature” swap programs and led the Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project. He founded the popular long-term television series, Nature. The recipient of numerous prestigious awards, Dr. Lovejoy has influenced a wide spectrum of fields: from science and science education to environmental policy and decision making on a global scale.

For more information about Dr. Lovejoy, visit www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/bios/thomas-lovejoy.



November 14, 2012
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Hannaford Lecture Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Join us for the Biodiversity Research Institute’s 2012 Spotlight on Ecoscience to be held on Wednesday, November 14 at 6:00 p.m. in Hannaford Hall. Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy will present a talk entitled "The Land of Cinnamon and Gold: The Amazon Over the Five Centuries Since Orellana's Expedition."
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Gender in Geek Culture-Gender Studies Studnet Organization

Gender in Geek Culture-Gender Studies Studnet Organization

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: 
Amphitheater, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland
Contact Name: 
Jacob White
Contact Email: 
jacob.white1@maine.edu

The Gender in Geek Culture  
event is a panel discussion on gender representations and roles in video  
games, fandoms, and other "geek" activities. Each panelist will give a brief  
segment on their topic, followed by an audience-led Q&A discussion. There  
will be geek-appropriate snacks!

November 14, 2012
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Amphitheater, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland
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