Calendar

Public Events for March 2013

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Zen Meditation

March 1, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
Silent, seated meditation in the Zen tradition
1

Coffee House and Open Mic Night

March 1, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
The LAC Student Government Association is sponsoring a Coffee House/Open Mic Night. People may come to socialize or perform something musically, act or read poetry.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 1, 2013
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.
1

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

March 1, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
1

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

March 1, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
2

Engineering Expo

March 2, 2013
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Field House, USM Gorham Campus
Maine's top engineering firms, engineering schools, educators, government agencies, industry, and engineering societies will provide hand on activities and exhibits throughout the field house.
2

The Little Star That Could

March 2, 2013
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.
3

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 3, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
4

Portland GIS Clinic

March 4, 2013
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
128 Wishcamper
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
4

Safe Zone Project Training

March 4, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
G38 Masterton Hall, Portland Campus
Safe Zone Project volunteers participate in a 1.5 to 2 hour orientation program that introduces them to the various aspects of the lives and experiences of LGBTQ individuals and community.
5

The Philosopher's Dome

March 5, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new program begins at the planetarium. Enter "The Philosopher's Dome" and join others in philosophical discussions. Admission by donation
6

Gorham GIS Clinic

March 6, 2013
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.
6

Table Talk

March 6, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room, Portland (Look for the goldenrod sign!)
Chaplains and Advisors from diverse religious and spiritual traditions invite you to informal conversation at lunch time.
6

Self Defense Series

March 6, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Sullivan Gym, multi purpose room
Raise your awareness, enhance safety skills, gain strength and inner confidence. Physical and verbal self defense skills taught are practical, effective and fun. Accessible to all regardless of fitness or ability.
6

Reel Deal: “Miss Representation”

March 6, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, Congress St. FREE
“Miss Representation” challenges the media's limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls.
8

Safe Zone Project Training

March 8, 2013
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
410 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Safe Zone Project volunteers participate in a 1.5 to 2 hour orientation program that introduces them to the various aspects of the lives and experiences of LGBTQ individuals and community.
8

Zen Meditation

March 8, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
Silent, seated meditation in the Zen tradition
8

Lecture - Chris Gustin

March 8, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews, Gorham
8

Women’s History Month Celebration

March 8, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland
Seneca, Selma, Stonewall, Social Change
8

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

March 8, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The InterSteller Boundary Explorer collects ENAs (Energized Neutral Particles) emitted from the heliosphere, the "bubble" enclosing the solar system. By collecting theses particles, the IBEX probe constructs an image of this heliosphere. Explore the outer solar system with IBEX!
8

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

March 8, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
8

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 8, 2013
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.
9

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

March 9, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
10

The Little Star That Could

March 10, 2013
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.
11

Portland GIS Clinic

March 11, 2013
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
128 Wishcamper
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
12

Dr. Kathleen Wininger on Nietzsche & the Erotic

March 12, 2013
4:10 PM to 6:40 PM
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, click title.
13

Gorham GIS Clinic

March 13, 2013
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.
13

Table Talk

March 13, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room, Portland (Look for the goldenrod sign!)
Chaplains and Advisors from diverse religious and spiritual traditions invite you to informal conversation at lunch time.
13

Self Defense Series

March 13, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Sullivan Gym, multi purpose room
Raise your awareness, enhance safety skills, gain strength and inner confidence. Physical and verbal self defense skills taught are practical, effective and fun. Accessible to all regardless of fitness or ability.
13

Accessing University Technical Resources for Your Maine Business

March 13, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium (165 Barrows Hall – College of Engineering), University of Maine campus, Orono, ME 04469
On Wednesday, March 13th, 2013, the University of Maine will host an informational session for Maine entrepreneurs and small businesses focusing on how to access technical resources available from Maine’s two largest public universities.
14

Safe Zone Project Training

March 14, 2013
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
402 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Safe Zone Project volunteers participate in a 1.5 to 2 hour orientation program that introduces them to the various aspects of the lives and experiences of LGBTQ individuals and community.
14

Americans Who Tell the Truth Talk

March 14, 2013
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Lewiston campus, Atrium Art Gallery
Shetterly will be giving a talk from 1:30-2:30, Thursday, March 14, free and open to the public, which will begin in the Hall Gallery then move to Room 170 for more discussion.
14

Americans Who Tell the Truth Workshop Series

March 14, 2013
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
The Americans Who Tell the Truth (AWTT) organization, which is built around the series of portraits by Maine artist, Robert Shetterly, will offer its third professional development workshop for Maine teachers on March 14, 2013 at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston Auburn College.
14

Learning in the 21st Century Classroom Workshop Series

March 14, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
USM Gorham Campus, 301 Bailey Hall
The emphasis of this series of four workshops is how educators and school leaders can collaborate on creating curriculum, instructional and assessment strategies to meet present Common Core standards’ mandates, and to ensure students possess 21st Century skills.
15

Zen Meditation

March 15, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
Silent, seated meditation in the Zen tradition
15

Franco-American Sing-Along

March 15, 2013
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Lewiston Campus: Room 170
The Franco-American Collection at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College invites the public to participate in a French sing-along session.
15

Biology seminar: Dr. Pieter deHart

March 15, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
7 Science, Portland Campus
Insights into the complex foraging ecologies of multi-trophic predators using stable isotope analyses
15

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 15, 2013
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.
15

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

March 15, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
15

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

March 15, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The InterSteller Boundary Explorer collects ENAs (Energized Neutral Particles) emitted from the heliosphere, the "bubble" enclosing the solar system. By collecting theses particles, the IBEX probe constructs an image of this heliosphere. Explore the outer solar system with IBEX!
16

Night of Eire

March 16, 2013
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A new St. Patrick's Day event. An event commemorating the spirit and mysticism of Ancient Ireland
16

Voices of Afghanistan

March 16, 2013
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, Portland Campus
17

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

March 17, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
18

Portland GIS Clinic

March 18, 2013
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
128 Wishcamper
Open to the public. Bring your Geographic Information Systems questions, problems, or just stop by to chat with the GIS faculty and staff.
19

Dominatrix

March 19, 2013
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Wishcamper Center, room 102, USM Portland campus
lecture by Danielle Lindemann
20

Gorham GIS Clinic

March 20, 2013
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.
20

Table Talk

March 20, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Dining Room, Portland (Look for the goldenrod sign!)
Chaplains and Advisors from diverse religious and spiritual traditions invite you to informal conversation at lunch time.
20

Self Defense Series

March 20, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Sullivan Gym, multi purpose room
Raise your awareness, enhance safety skills, gain strength and inner confidence. Physical and verbal self defense skills taught are practical, effective and fun. Accessible to all regardless of fitness or ability.
21

2011 Japan Earthquake: What we learned

March 21, 2013
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
The Amphitheater, Portland Campus Center
March 11th, 2013 was the second anniversary of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami. Ms. Yamauchi will speak about the current situation, two years after the unforgettable event.
21

Reading and Booksigning with Jeremiah Conway, author of The Alchemy of Teaching

March 21, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
USM Portland Bookstore
21

Reading & Booksigning with Jeremiah Conway - Author of The Alchemy of Teaching.

March 21, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
USM Portland bookstore
he Alchemy of Teaching takes readers into the messy, wondrous struggle for human change that occurs in classrooms. Written by long-time college professor Jeremiah Conway, the book contains teaching stories in which he reflects on the insights he and his students have gained from each other.
21

Interfaith Passover Seder

March 21, 2013
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
President's Dining Room, Brooks Student Center, Gorham
Jewish and Christian ritual retelling of the story of the escape of the Hebrew people from slavery in Egypt
21

Science lecture: "THE COPERNICAN REVOLUTION: Is it a good model?"

March 21, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
USM President Theo Kalikow presents a lecture commemorating the 50th anniversary of T.S. Kuh's "Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Precis: who knows?"
22

Zen Meditation

March 22, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, 23 Brighton Avenue, Portland campus
Silent, seated meditation in the Zen tradition
22

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

March 22, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
22

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

March 22, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
22

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 22, 2013
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.
23

The Little Star That Could

March 23, 2013
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.
24

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

March 24, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
26

Learn IT Workshops

March 26, 2013
8:30 AM
Portland, Gorham, Lewiston, and Online
Learn IT is a day of workshops for USM faculty and staff covering File Management, Powerpoint, and Web CMS topics.
29

5th Annual Reel Paddling Film Festival & Silent Auction

March 29, 2013
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
One of Maine Island Trail Association's favorite fundraising events of the year! Bid on the silent auction and enjoy a great collection of films with paddlers amidst beautifully filmed landscapes. A cash bar and light refreshments are available!
29

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

March 29, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The InterSteller Boundary Explorer collects ENAs (Energized Neutral Particles) emitted from the heliosphere, the "bubble" enclosing the solar system. By collecting theses particles, the IBEX probe constructs an image of this heliosphere. Explore the outer solar system with IBEX!
29

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

March 29, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Lee Hall, Wishcamper Center, Portland
Devotional meetings are sponsored by Alpha Omega student organization, affiliated with Casco Bay Church of Christ, a congregation of the International Church of Christ (ICOC).
29

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

March 29, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
30

The Little Star That Could

March 30, 2013
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.
31

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

March 31, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
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