Calendar

Public Events for May 2013

12

Juried Student Selections

April 12, 2013 to May 1, 2013
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Area Gallery, Portland Campus
Selections from the Juried Student Exhibition traveling from the Art Gallery in Gorham.
12

Department of Art Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition

April 12, 2013 to May 3, 2013
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
Thesis exhibits by graduating studio art majors representing an exciting array of approaches.
25

Exhibition Guatemala: In Words and Images

April 25, 2013 to May 31, 2013
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
6th floor Elevator Lobby, Glickman Library, USM Portland campus
Exhibition of materials from The Guatemala Collection: Government and Church Documents for Sacatepéquez: 1587-1991.
1

Gorham GIS Clinic

May 1, 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.
1

Table Talk

May 1, 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.
1

Honors Thesis Defense-Eric Rollins "The Anti-Social Phone"

May 1, 2013
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
235 Luther Bonney
"The Anti-Social Phone"
2

Veterans Club Blood Drive

May 2, 2013
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
The USM LAC Veterans Club will sponsor a blood drive on May 2 on the Lewiston campus.
2

Army Day

May 2, 2013
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
USM Field Hockey Field
Please join the University of Southern Maine's Army ROTC program during their Army Day event on 2 May 2013.
2

Information Session: Master's Degree in Public Policy and Management

May 2, 2013
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Wishcamper Center, Room 402, 34 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
Join us on May 2 to learn about the Muskie School's Master's Degree in Public Policy and Management, including its flexible course offerings, certificate of graduate study opportunities, career prospects for our graduates, and more.
2

Portland Ovations - Imani Winds

May 2, 2013
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
Pre-Performance Lecture: New Perspectives on Le Sacre du Printemps
2

Media Studies Service Learning Project Presentation

May 2, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Graduating seniors in Media Studies will present a public showcase of their Service Learning projects Thursday, May 2, at Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney, USM Portland campus.
3

Zen Meditation

May 3, 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
3

Professor George Cafentzis is Retiring!

May 3, 2013
2:15 PM to 3:30 PM
Honors Center, LB 253 Portland Campus
Professor Caffentzis will speak on: My Penance: Student Debt Loan Come and join us on Friday, May 3rd. 2:15-3:30pm- Honors Center, LB 253
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Achieve a Vision Beyond Your Sight

May 3, 2013
7:00 PM
Abromson Community Center, Hannaford Hall, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
The USM Office of Support for Students with Disabilities and The Maine Region of Guiding Eyes for the Blind invite you to an evening of adventure and inspiration as Randy and Quinn tell their tale of triumph!
3

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

May 3, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
3

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

May 3, 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).
3

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

May 3, 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.
4

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

May 4, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
5

The Little Star That Could

May 5, 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.
6

Portland GIS Clinic

May 6, 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.
8

Gorham GIS Clinic

May 8, 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.
8

Table Talk

May 8, 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.
9

Learning in the 21st Century Classroom Workshop Series

May 9, 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.
9

USM Multicultural and International Graduation Celebration

May 9, 2013
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, Portland Campus
9

Advanced Production Student Showcase

May 9, 2013
7:15 PM to 10:00 PM
Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
The 9th Annual Communication and Media Studies advanced production student showcase will be held May 9th at 7:15 in Talbot Lecture Hall in Luther Bonney on the Portland Campus. All are welcome to attend!
10

Zen Meditation

May 10, 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
10

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

May 10, 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.
10

Evangelical Christian Devotional Meeting

May 10, 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).
10

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

May 10, 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!
11

Commencement 2013

May 11, 2013
(All day)
Costello Field House, Gorham Campus
11

The Little Star That Could

May 11, 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.
12

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

May 12, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
13

Information Session: Public Policy and Management Program

May 13, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Maine DOT Building, Augusta, Room 227
Learn more about the Public Policy and Management Program at the USM Muskie School of Public Service!
13

Information Session: Public Policy and Management Program

May 13, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Burton Cross Building, Augusta, Room 104
Learn more about the Public Policy and Management program at the USM Muskie School of Public Service!
13

The Philosopher's Dome

May 13, 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
14

MBTI® Certification Training

May 14, 2013 to May 17, 2013
(All day)
Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
Improve the performance of your people, teams, and organization by becoming certified to administer and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) assessment, the world’s most trusted personality assessment.
14

Employee Wellness Fair

May 14, 2013
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Gorham Campus RSVP to healthyusm@usm.maine.edu
14

The Transformation of Lives Through Teaching

May 14, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
301 Bailey Hall, USM Gorham Campus
What leads people into teaching and what sustains this motivation? For many it is the possibility of making a difference in people’s lives. This innate motivation is fragile and needs to be cultivated and nurtured.
15

Educational Psychology & Applied Behavior Analysis Online Information Session

May 15, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
This online webinar will provide information about USM's online certificate and master's degree in applied behavior analysis (ABA). To join the meeting: http://connect.maine.edu/r7goshkdd2h/
16

OLLI "Ninth Week" Spring Celebration 2013

May 16, 2013 to May 17, 2013
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
102 and 133 Wishcamper Center, Portland
Our OLLI Spring Celebration 2013 will encompass two days in May. Plan now to join us for “Ninth Week” to celebrate us and what we do.
16

The Telling Room's Big Night

May 16, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
A Spectacular Celebration of Literary Illumination
16

Science Lecture: Athletic Training Around the World

May 16, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Athletic Training Around the World: Ben Towne discusses the athletic training methods employed in various parts of the globe.
17

ISACA's 2013 Annual Maine Event: Securing Mobile Technologies and BYOD

May 17, 2013
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
This one-day program will address the challenges in securing and protecting sensitive data from the loss of a mobile device and methodologies for designing and implementing a viable, controlled and sustainable enterprise-wide BYOD policy.
17

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

May 17, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
17

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

May 17, 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!
18

Fifth Annual Veterans for Peace War Trauma Symposium

May 18, 2013
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
Spring 2013 War Trauma Symposium: Caring Communities Coming Together
18

The Little Star That Could

May 18, 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.
19

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

May 19, 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.
22

Sixth Annual Stroke Conference

May 22, 2013
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
Maine Medical Center Neuroscience Institute's 6th Annual Stroke Conference
24

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

May 24, 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.
24

TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

May 24, 2013
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
25

The Little Star That Could

May 25, 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.
26

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

May 26, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 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

Seminar: Ms. Kathryn Roache-Johnson

May 29, 2013
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
144 Luther Bonney, Portland Campus
Characterization of phycoerythrin expression in low-light adapted Prochlorococcus ecotypes
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS

May 31, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the history and science of telescopes.
31

IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

May 31, 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!
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