Calendar

Public Events for October 2013

1

Husky Tunes on WMPG

October 1, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
WMPG Studio, 92 Bedford Street, Portland; or listen at 90.9 FM
1

USM Blade Society Weekly Practice

October 1, 2013
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex, Portland
2

Gorham GIS Clinic

October 2, 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.
2

Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability (SEAS) Meeting

October 2, 2013
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Learn how USM is doing their part to promoting environmental stewardship. Join SEAS for our weekly meeting!
2

Divest UMaine Weekly Meeting

October 2, 2013
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Join Divest UMaine, a coalition aligning the UMaine's morals with it’s investments by divesting from fossil fuel investments, at our weekly meeting!
2

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 2, 2013
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.
2

Maine Jewish Film Festival

October 2, 2013
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, Portland Campus
The MAINE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL in association with the University of Maine School of Law, presents a FREE film screening of The Loving Story
3

Politics Then and Now: Former Maine Governor Kenneth M. Curtis

October 3, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Lee Community Hall (Rm 133), Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
This Fall 2013 speaker series will address questions such as: How was politics “played” in earlier times in Maine and the nation? How has that changed today? How did this come about? What are the implications of our continuing along this path? And, what will it take to change course?
4

Voice Master Class with Delores Ziegler, mezzo-soprano

October 4, 2013
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Delores Ziegler, mezzo-soprano in a voice master class.
4

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 4, 2013
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.
4

Brad Longfellow, voice, and Emma Clark, trumpet, student recital

October 4, 2013
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents a joint recital with Brad Longfellow, voice student of Bruce Fithian, and Emma Clark, trumpet student of Betty Rines.
4

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

October 4, 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.
5

Workshop: Coptic & Bookworm Bindings

October 5, 2013
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wishcamper Center Multi-Purpose Room, Portland Campus
Bexx Caswell will lead a workshop to create three hardcover, non-adhesive bindings in miniature.
5

Franco-American Collection Grand Opening

October 5, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Lewiston-Auburn College, Franco-American Collection (Room 171)
Please join us as we celebrate the expansion of the Franco-American Collection into our new space. Live music, food, book sale and a public lecture by UMaine Professor, Kristin Langellier.
5

The Little Star That Could

October 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

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 6, 2013
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.
7

Portland GIS Clinic

October 7, 2013
12:30 PM to 2:30 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.
7

Alternative Spring Break Information Meeting

October 7, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
43 Payson Smith Hall, Portland
Like to help others? Enjoy traveling? Alternative Spring Break could be a group for you!
7

Muslim Student Association Meeting

October 7, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Woodburry Campus Center/Multi Cultural Center
Weekly MSA meeting to discuss projects. Our mission is to educate and do community service
7

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 7, 2013
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.
7

Mind and Meditation Stress Relief Session

October 7, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Multi-Purpose Room, Sullivan Gym, Portland
Light Yoga, breathing techniques, guided meditation
7

Who Owns the Road? A Complete Streets Workshop & Exploration of Regional Transportation Options

October 7, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Lower Level, Brooks Student Center, Gorham Campus
Come to this combined education and networking meeting to learn more about Complete Streets, and to get to know folks in the region who are actively working to promote safe bicycling and walking. Feature Presentation from Tom Ericco, Traffic Engineer and “Complete Streets” expert.
7

Night Sky Mythology Course

October 7, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Learn the stories of the constellations! This introductory celestial mythology course takes you on an exploration of the night sky.
8

Mind and Meditation Stress Relief Session

October 8, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Multi-Purpose Room, Sullivan Gym, Portland
Light Yoga, breathing techniques, guided meditation
8

"Women, Science and the Night Sky"

October 8, 2013
2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A free panel discussion with Lucinda Cole, Robert Markley, Julie Ziffer, and Nancy Gordon
8

Night Sky - Women in Science Panel Discussion

October 8, 2013
2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Planetarium, 70 Falmouth Street, Portland Campus
Panel discussion revolving around Women & Astronomy followed by planetarium slide show.
8

Zen Buddhist Roshi and social activist Bernie Glassman

October 8, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Renowned Zen Buddhist Roshi and social activist Bernie Glassman will be in Portland next week to give a talk at St. Luke’s Cathedral on State Street about “Living a Life that Matters”. The event takes place at 7pm on Tuesday the 8th.
8

Husky Tunes on WMPG

October 8, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
WMPG Studio, 92 Bedford Street, Portland; or listen at 90.9 FM
8

Lecture: Reading Wordless Books

October 8, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus
David Berona, author of "Wordless Books: The Original Graphic Novels," will present a lecture for the southern Maine book arts community. Free and open to the public.
8

USM Blade Society Weekly Practice

October 8, 2013
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex, Portland
8

Film Screening: No Impact Man

October 8, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center (34 Bedford Street), USM Portland Campus
Join the organizers of Portland, Maine's No Impact Week in a free showing of the critically acclaimed feature-length film No Impact Man. Learn more about how you can reduce your impact and participate in the first annual Portland No Impact Week October 13th-20th, 2013 and make a difference.
9

Gorham GIS Clinic

October 9, 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.
9

Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability (SEAS) Meeting

October 9, 2013
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Learn how USM is doing their part to promoting environmental stewardship. Join SEAS for our weekly meeting!
9

Divest UMaine Weekly Meeting

October 9, 2013
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Join Divest UMaine, a coalition aligning the UMaine's morals with it’s investments by divesting from fossil fuel investments, at our weekly meeting!
9

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

October 9, 2013
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.
9

Real Talk

October 9, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
410 Luther Bonney, Portland Campus
9

Mind and Meditation Stress Relief Session

October 9, 2013
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Multi-Purpose Room, Sullivan Gym, Portland
Light Yoga, breathing techniques, guided meditation
9

APICS MAINE TOP MANAGEMENT NIGHT

October 9, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Abromson Community Education Center on the USM Portland campus.
APICS Maine is proud to host “A Night with the Coach” at the Abromson Community Education Center on the USM Portland campus.
9

Night Sky Mythology Course

October 9, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Learn the stories of the constellations! This introductory celestial mythology course takes you on an exploration of the night sky.
9

Alternative Spring Break Information Meeting

October 9, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 201, Bailey Hall, Gorham
Like to help others? Enjoy traveling? Alternative Spring Break could be a group for you!
10

Maine Health Management Coalition's 2013 Symposium

October 10, 2013
7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
A special symposium to mark the 20th anniversary of the Coalition. Part of the day will be dedicated to honoring 20 individuals from around the state that have made significant contributions to health care improvement in Maine.
10

Frequently Asked Blackboard Questions

October 10, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
423/424 Glickman Library
Presentation on some of Blackboard's most frequently asked questions
10

Former Senator Elizabeth (Libby) Mitchell

October 10, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Wishcamper Center, Lee Community Hall (Room 133)
10

Politics Then and Now: Former State Senator Elizabeth (Libby) Mitchell

October 10, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Lee Community Hall (Rm 133), Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
This Fall 2013 speaker series will address questions such as: How was politics “played” in earlier times in Maine and the nation? How has that changed today? How did this come about? What are the implications of our continuing along this path? And, what will it take to change course?
10

"Persian Visions" Opening Reception

October 10, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, Gorham
Join us at the Art Gallery on the Gorham campus for a talk by Robert Silberman, "Persian Visions" catalog essayist, 5 p.m.-5:45 p.m. A reception with Middle Eastern cuisine follows.
10

Science Cafés in the Atrium

October 10, 2013
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Portland Public Library
USM researchers share the real stories behind their research in Maine and why it’s important to us today, and in the future. The Science Café format is an informal approach to discussing and understanding scientific research and its relevance to people in their everyday lives.
10

Forum: Let's Talk About Suicide: Help. Healing. Hope

October 10, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, Portland
You’re not alone! Join the conversation as we provide an opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussion of this very difficult topic.
10

Night Sky

October 10, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
An astronomer's mind suddenly becomes as mysterious as the cosmos
11

IBEX - Search for the Edge of the Solar System

October 11, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer: a spacecraft designed to image the heliosphere, the bubble enclosing the solar system.
11

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 11, 2013
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.
11

Night Sky

October 11, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
An astronomer's mind suddenly becomes as mysterious as the cosmos
11

Virginia Hudak, Senior Voice Recital

October 11, 2013
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Virginia Hudak, soprano, in her senior recital. She is a voice student of Bruce Fithian and Edward Reichert.
12

Night Sky

October 12, 2013
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
An astronomer's mind suddenly becomes as mysterious as the cosmos
12

Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

October 12, 2013
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!
12

Night Sky

October 12, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
An astronomer's mind suddenly becomes as mysterious as the cosmos
13

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 13, 2013
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.
13

Night Sky

October 13, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Russell Hall, Gorham Campus
An astronomer's mind suddenly becomes as mysterious as the cosmos
14

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 14, 2013
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.
14

People of a Feather

October 14, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lee Auditorium, room 133, Wishcamper Center
Director Joel Heath will be at USM to introduce a screening of his award winning documentary People of a Feather, a film about survival in a changing Canadian arctic.
14

Night Sky Mythology Course

October 14, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Learn the stories of the constellations! This introductory celestial mythology course takes you on an exploration of the night sky.
15

Husky Tunes on WMPG

October 15, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
WMPG Studio, 92 Bedford Street, Portland; or listen at 90.9 FM
15

Proficiency-Based Diplomas: Resources and Materials to Help You on Your Journey

October 15, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
7th Floor, Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus
Hosted by the USM School of Education and Human Development Advisory Council, the two hour program features a panel discussion where teams of high school staff will be introduced to resources and action strategies they can use in this important work.
15

USM Blade Society Weekly Practice

October 15, 2013
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex, Portland
15

Film Screening: People of a Feather

October 15, 2013
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
133 Wishcamper Center, Portland
Director Joel Heath will be at USM to introduce a screening of his award winning documentary: People of a Feather.
16

Teaching Naked

October 16, 2013
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
7th floor of Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus
Learn about how moving technology out of your college classroom will improve student learning with José Antonio Bowen.
16

Gorham GIS Clinic

October 16, 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.
16

Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability (SEAS) Meeting

October 16, 2013
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Learn how USM is doing their part to promoting environmental stewardship. Join SEAS for our weekly meeting!
16

Divest UMaine Weekly Meeting

October 16, 2013
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Join Divest UMaine, a coalition aligning the UMaine's morals with it’s investments by divesting from fossil fuel investments, at our weekly meeting!
16

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 16, 2013
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.
16

Real Talk

October 16, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
410 Luther Bonney, Portland Campus
16

Information Session: Master of Public Health Program

October 16, 2013
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Wishcamper Center, Room 103, USM Portland Campus
Join us for a discussion about the USM Muskie School's Master of Public Health degree and career opportunities in the field of public health.
16

Night Sky Mythology Course

October 16, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Learn the stories of the constellations! This introductory celestial mythology course takes you on an exploration of the night sky.
17

Emerging Learning Technology Workshop: Getting Started With Google Drive

October 17, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Glickman Library, 423-424
This hands-on workshop will focus on Google Drive and how it can be utilized in your courses, whether online, blended, or face-to-face.
17

Politics Then and Now: U.S. Senator Angus King

October 17, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Hannaford Lecture Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
This Fall 2013 speaker series will address questions such as: How was politics “played” in earlier times in Maine and the nation? How has that changed today? How did this come about? What are the implications of our continuing along this path? And, what will it take to change course?
17

YES+ course

October 17, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Multi Purpose Room, Sullivan Gym, Portland Campus
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YES+ course

October 18, 2013
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Multi Purpose Room, Sullivan Gym, Portland Campus
18

French Sing-Along Session

October 18, 2013
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Room 170, USM LAC, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston
An hour of traditional French and French-Canadian music with an emphasis on audience participation! Words provided.
18

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 18, 2013
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.
18

Laura Kargul, piano, performs the Beautiful B's: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms

October 18, 2013
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Laura Kargul will perform some of the most dazzling works written for piano by the hallowed "Three B's".
18

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

October 18, 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.
19

USM Army ROTC Yard Sale!

October 19, 2013
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Front lawn of the ROTC Building, 134 School St, Gorham Campus
Come help the ROTC Cadets raise funds at their Yard Sale in support of future educational and developmental events.
19

White Cane Walk

October 19, 2013
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Monument Square, Portland, ME
The 18th annual White Cane Walk for Independence will kick off at 10:00 a.m. sharp from Monument Square in Portland. The Walk raises awareness for Maine’s White Cane Law and raises funds for The Iris Network. Sponsored by Sigma Nu Fraternity
19

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 19, 2013
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.
19

Leah Churchill, Soprano, Senior Recital

October 19, 2013
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Leah Churchill, soprano, in her senior voice recital. Leah is a student of Ellen Chickering. Admission is free.
20

USM Wind Ensemble Directed by Peter Martin

October 20, 2013
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents the USM Wind Ensemble under the direction of Peter Martin. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus.
20

The Little Star That Could

October 20, 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.
20

Kevin Serio Senior Bass Trombone Recital

October 20, 2013
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents Kevin Serio in his senior bass trombone recital. Corthell Concert Hall. Free.
21

Winter Week

October 21, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2nd floor, 218 Abromson Center, Portland campus
Come join us for Winter Week in the Abromson Center! We'll be next to the sky walk from 8am-4pm daily. Stop by our table on your way to class and grab a free bag of chips (while supplies last)!
21

Portland GIS Clinic

October 21, 2013
12:30 PM to 2:30 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.
21

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 21, 2013
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.
21

Muslim Student Association Meeting

October 21, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Woodburry Campus Center/Multi Cultural Center
Weekly MSA meeting to discuss projects. Our mission is to educate and do community service
22

Winter Week

October 22, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2nd floor, 218 Abromson Center, Portland campus
Come join us for Winter Week in the Abromson Center! We'll be next to the sky walk from 8am-4pm daily. Stop by our table on your way to class and grab a free bag of chips (while supplies last)!
22

Grabbing Life by the Horns: One Couple’s Journey Toward a Satisfying, Sustainable Life

October 22, 2013
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
102 Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
Part of the Fall 2013 SAGE lecture series presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Intellectual Fun for People Over 50!
22

Husky Tunes on WMPG

October 22, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
WMPG Studio, 92 Bedford Street, Portland; or listen at 90.9 FM
22

USM Blade Society Weekly Practice

October 22, 2013
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex, Portland
23

Winter Week

October 23, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2nd floor, 218 Abromson Center, Portland campus
Come join us for Winter Week in the Abromson Center! We'll be next to the sky walk from 8am-4pm daily. Stop by our table on your way to class and grab a free bag of chips (while supplies last)!
23

Gorham GIS Clinic

October 23, 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.
23

Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability (SEAS) Meeting

October 23, 2013
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Learn how USM is doing their part to promoting environmental stewardship. Join SEAS for our weekly meeting!
23

Divest UMaine Weekly Meeting

October 23, 2013
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Join Divest UMaine, a coalition aligning the UMaine's morals with it’s investments by divesting from fossil fuel investments, at our weekly meeting!
23

Using Research About Online Learning to Inform Online Teaching Practice

October 23, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
301 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus
Faculty members Rachel Brown-Chidsey and Walter Kimball will share research findings and the resulting teaching practices that have had staying power in their online courses.
23

EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

October 23, 2013
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.
23

Real Talk

October 23, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
410 Luther Bonney, Portland Campus
23

Margarita's Noche Mexicana Fundraiser

October 23, 2013
4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Margarita's Mexican Resturant 11 Brown St. Portland, ME 04101
23

PSSA Weekly Meeting and Debate

October 23, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
55 Exeter St., Portland
23

Stone Circle Society Meeting

October 23, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Stone Circle Society Meeting "August Odyssey through Ireland and Britain" Part I A tour of some of Ireland and Britain's ancient and enchanting stone circles.
23

Stonecoast Reading Series: Open Mic

October 23, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Local Sprouts, 649 Congress Street, Porltand
A multi-genre evening featuring both student and alumni readers from the Stonecoast MFA Program.
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Winter Week

October 24, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2nd floor, 218 Abromson Center, Portland campus
Come join us for Winter Week in the Abromson Center! We'll be next to the sky walk from 8am-4pm daily. Stop by our table on your way to class and grab a free bag of chips (while supplies last)!
24

Philosophy Dept. Lecture: William James, "The Will to Believe" - Revisited

October 24, 2013
1:15 PM
Philosophy Dept. Lecture: William James, "The Will to Believe" - Revisited
24

Tea Talk Workshop

October 24, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Portland Wellness Center, Woodbury Campus Center
Workshop will be hosted by Family Crisis Services and will focus on issues related to domestic violence.
24

Politics Then and Now: Former Maine Legislator Peter Mills

October 24, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Lee Community Hall (Rm 133), Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
This Fall 2013 speaker series will address questions such as: How was politics “played” in earlier times in Maine and the nation? How has that changed today? How did this come about? What are the implications of our continuing along this path? And, what will it take to change course?
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The Philosopher's Dome

October 24, 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
25

Building Community to Prevent Suicide

October 25, 2013
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
The conference will focus on multi-strategic approaches to suicide prevention, as well as on sharing community-building and suicide prevention resouces across regional campuses.
25

Jazz Master Class with Scott Reeves

October 25, 2013
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Jazzman Scott Reeves returns to the USM School of Music for a master class.
25

12th Annual Halloween Party

October 25, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Spooks! Chills! Frights! and Fun! The 12th Annual Southworth Planetarium Halloween Party! Celebrate Halloween in Portland's darkest venue!
25

Mad Scientists' Ball

October 25, 2013
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Gorham Campus. Room : TBA
25

William Rounds Performs an Evening of Brahms, Kodaly, and Others

October 25, 2013
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
USM artist faculty and Portland Symphony Orchestra cellist William Rounds performs in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham Campus.
25

THE GHOST HOUR

October 25, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The scariest hour of our year! Join us for tales of supernatural horror read and performed in Portland's darkest place.
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Halloween for Haiti

October 26, 2013
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Deering Oaks Park
Join our halloween celebration in Deering Oaks Park and help raise money for a great cause!
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Dalton Ringey, Senior Clarinet Recital

October 26, 2013
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents clarinetist Dalton Ringeyin his senior recital. A music education major, Dalton is a student of Thomas Parchman. Admission is Free.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

October 26, 2013
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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Talk Back on Sexuality for "Dog Sees Dog: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead"

October 26, 2013
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Russell Hall Black Box Theater, Gorham Campus
Stay after Saturday evening's production for a talk back about the issues raised by the Student Performing Artists' production.
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A Concert of Indian and World Music

October 26, 2013
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
A Concert of Indian and World Music featuring special guests Srinivas Krishnan and Arjun Chandy and the USM Composers Ensemble directed by Dan Sonenberg. Free
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

October 27, 2013
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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When Students Act, Administration Listens: A Panel Discussion on Student Activism

October 27, 2013
7:15 PM to 9:30 PM
Luther Bonney, Talbot Hall, Portland Campus
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Winter Week

October 28, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2nd floor, 218 Abromson Center, Portland campus
Come join us for Winter Week in the Abromson Center! We'll be next to the sky walk from 8am-4pm daily. Stop by our table on your way to class and grab a free bag of chips (while supplies last)!
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Be an Ally to the LGBTQ Community - Safe Zone Project Training

October 28, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
423/424 Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
The mission of the Safe Zone Project at the University of Southern Maine is to visibly identify and support those members of the University community who are safe and supportive contacts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer students, staff and faculty.
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Portland GIS Clinic

October 28, 2013
12:30 PM to 2:30 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.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 28, 2013
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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Muslim Student Association Meeting

October 28, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Woodburry Campus Center/Multi Cultural Center
Weekly MSA meeting to discuss projects. Our mission is to educate and do community service
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Winter Week

October 29, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2nd floor, 218 Abromson Center, Portland campus
Come join us for Winter Week in the Abromson Center! We'll be next to the sky walk from 8am-4pm daily. Stop by our table on your way to class and grab a free bag of chips (while supplies last)!
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Maine History: A Gateway to 21st Century Communities

October 29, 2013
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
102 Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
Part of the Fall 2013 SAGE lecture series presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Intellectual Fun for People Over 50!
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Secular Student Association Meeting

October 29, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Conference Rooom, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland
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Husky Tunes on WMPG

October 29, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
WMPG Studio, 92 Bedford Street, Portland; or listen at 90.9 FM
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USM Blade Society Weekly Practice

October 29, 2013
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex, Portland
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Winter Week

October 30, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2nd floor, 218 Abromson Center, Portland campus
Come join us for Winter Week in the Abromson Center! We'll be next to the sky walk from 8am-4pm daily. Stop by our table on your way to class and grab a free bag of chips (while supplies last)!
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Gorham GIS Clinic

October 30, 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.
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Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability (SEAS) Meeting

October 30, 2013
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Learn how USM is doing their part to promoting environmental stewardship. Join SEAS for our weekly meeting!
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Pumpkin Carving Party w/ SEAS!

October 30, 2013
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
USM Community Garden
Come celebrate the harvest and get creative!
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Divest UMaine Weekly Meeting

October 30, 2013
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Payson Smith Room 43
Join Divest UMaine, a coalition aligning the UMaine's morals with it’s investments by divesting from fossil fuel investments, at our weekly meeting!
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

October 30, 2013
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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Real Talk

October 30, 2013
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
410 Luther Bonney, Portland Campus
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Intersex Awareness Discussion

October 30, 2013
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center, CSGD, Portland
Learn more about intersex conditions and the difference between gender and biology.
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PSSA Weekly Meeting and Debate

October 30, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
55 Exeter St., Portland
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Jackson Lab: Future of Science

October 30, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, Portland Campus
Meet Maine researchers who are leading the search for tomorrow’s cures and educating the next generation of great scientists.
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Queer Straight Alliance Meeting

October 30, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Husky Center, Brooks Center, Gorham
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Winter Week

October 31, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2nd floor, 218 Abromson Center, Portland campus
Come join us for Winter Week in the Abromson Center! We'll be next to the sky walk from 8am-4pm daily. Stop by our table on your way to class and grab a free bag of chips (while supplies last)!
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Politics Then and Now: Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank

October 31, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Hannaford Lecture Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
This Fall 2013 speaker series will address questions such as: How was politics “played” in earlier times in Maine and the nation? How has that changed today? How did this come about? What are the implications of our continuing along this path? And, what will it take to change course?
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