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Public Events for January 2014

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New Year's Planetarium 2014!

December 31, 2013 to January 1, 2014
6:30 PM to 12:05 AM
Southworth Planetarium
Celebrate the new year with the Southworth Planetarium. See our new shows, including "Dinosaurs at Dusk!" and see the very last public performance of a slide based show, "Season of Light."
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The Little Star That Could

January 4, 2014
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.
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

January 5, 2014
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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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

January 10, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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Public Readings Schedule Winter 2014 Residency

January 10, 2014
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032
Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Schedule for Winter Residency 2014
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

January 10, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 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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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

January 11, 2014
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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Public Readings Schedule Winter 2014 Residency

January 11, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032
Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Schedule for Winter Residency 2014
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

January 12, 2014
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.
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Public Readings Schedule Winter 2014 Residency

January 12, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032
Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Schedule for Winter Residency 2014
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Transitions: Juried Art Alumni Exhibition

January 13, 2014 to March 28, 2014
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
USM AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

January 13, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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Public Readings Schedule Winter 2014 Residency

January 13, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032
Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Schedule for Winter Residency 2014
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Public Readings Schedule Winter 2014 Residency

January 14, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032
Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Schedule for Winter Residency 2014
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

January 15, 2014
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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Book Reading and Discussion - Joseph Conforti, "Another City Upon a Hill"

January 16, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
USM LAC Room 170
This gripping memoir is both a personal story and a portrait of a distinctive New England place—Fall River, Massachusetts, once the cotton cloth capital of America.
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Luau at Dinner in Brooks

January 16, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Kenneth T.H. Brooks Dining Hall
Let's pretend it's warm out and have a Luau at Dinner!
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Opening Reception for Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni Exhibition

January 16, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
USM AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
Exhibiting alumni include: Nora Tryon, class of 1989; Kathi Smith, class of 2003; Jody Desjardins, class of 2003; Ellen Hodgkin, class of 2007; Michael Connor, class of 2001; Lis Janes, class of 2007; and Tyson Jacques, class of 2007.
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Public Readings Schedule Winter 2014 Residency

January 16, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032
Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Schedule for Winter Residency 2014
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Greetings from Stockholm!

January 16, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An inside view of the 2013Nobel Prize Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden!
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French Sing-Along Session

January 17, 2014
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.
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Inspired Hand VI Opening

January 17, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Atrium Art Gallery
The Inspired Hand VI, the juried biennial exhibition of work by members of the Maine Crafts Association (MCA) at the Atrium Art Gallery reception from 6 - 8 p.m., free and open to the public.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

January 17, 2014
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.
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Public Readings Schedule Winter 2014 Residency

January 17, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032
Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Schedule for Winter Residency 2014
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

January 17, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

January 18, 2014
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.
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Public Readings Schedule Winter 2014 Residency

January 18, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032
Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing Schedule for Winter Residency 2014
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The Little Star That Could

January 19, 2014
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.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

January 20, 2014
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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Star Dome Astronomy Course

January 21, 2014
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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Gorham GIS Clinic

January 22, 2014
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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IBEX - Search for the Edge of the Solar System

January 22, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 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.
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USM Art Faculty Exhibition

January 23, 2014 to February 14, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, Gorham campus
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Nelson Mandela: Celebration of Life

January 23, 2014
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center
Join Micheal Wingfield and guest speakers in celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela. African drumming and cultural dances will shine a light on the life a great man
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Opening Reception for USM Art Faculty Exhibition

January 23, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
Exhibiting faculty include: S. Patricia Benson, George Burk, Raphael DiLuzio, James Flahaven, Rebecca Goodale, Duncan Hewitt, Lin Lisberger, Brandon Lutterman, Jen McDermott, Jan Piribeck, Damir Porobic, David Schneider, Michael Shaughnessy and Richard Wilson.
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Willo Wright to speak at USM

January 24, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
102 Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

January 24, 2014
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.
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An Evening of Schubert's "Die Winterreise"

January 24, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
As snow envelopes Southern Maine, we invite you to join artist faculty Malcolm Smith, bass, and Paul Wyse, piano, to embark on a winter journey with Franz Schubert’s timeless song cycle, Die Winterreise.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

January 24, 2014
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.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

January 25, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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The Little Star That Could

January 26, 2014
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.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

January 27, 2014
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.
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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

January 27, 2014 to May 1, 2014
8:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Unum Great Reading Room, 7th floor, Glickman Family Library
This exhibition, curated by Beau Beausoleil and Sarah Bodman, aims to bear witness to the events on Al-Mutanabbi Street, and to collectively affirm that the right to a free exchange of ideas and culture in public space is never to be taken for granted.
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Spring Study Abroad Fair

January 28, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brooks Student Center Dining Hall, Gorham Campus
Join us on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 between 5 and 7 PM for our annual Spring Study Abroad Fair. The event will take place in the dining hall in Gorham. Meet with study abroad providers, learn about USM's travel programs, and start planning your international adventure today!
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Star Dome Astronomy Course

January 28, 2014
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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Gorham GIS Clinic

January 29, 2014
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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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

January 29, 2014
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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Navigating Higher Education: Barriers New Mainers Face

January 29, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor , Glickman Library
Panel discussion with students and guest speakers
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Trustee Professorship Presentation by S. Monroe Duboise

January 30, 2014
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
7th Floor Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus
USM Trustee professorship Lecture and Faculty Commons RSCA Faculty Presentation by S. Monroe Duboise, Associate Professor of Applied Medical Sciences
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The Role of Collaboration Between Faculty and the Disability Services Center

January 30, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
423/424 Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus
As Part One, this session sets the context of the Accessibility Series. USM’s Disability Services Center welcomes the opportunity to work with faculty to increase knowledge and awareness of the online digital learning experiences of your students with disabilities.
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Peril and Promise in a New Age: Discussion on the Changing Landscape for Public Comprehensive Regional Universities

January 31, 2014
8:30 AM to 10:45 AM
7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portlan Campus
Presentation and discussion of the current challenges in higher education with Professors George Mehaffy and Rich Dunfee
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2014 SBIR/STTR Workshop Sponsored by MTI

January 31, 2014
11:45 AM to 2:00 PM
133 Masterton Hall, USM Portland
The SBIR/STTR grant program is a $2B annual federal program designed to help small business owners, entrepreneurs and researchers get funding for their innovative technologies.
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Canada's Tar Sands Exposed: Exploring the Human and Environmental Costs

January 31, 2014
6:30 PM
Hannaford Hall Lecture Hall
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to hear from award winning National Geographic Photographer Garth Lenz and Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations Eriel Deranger Experience firsthand the powerful stories of those directly affected by tar sands development, and learn why YOU should become aware.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

January 31, 2014
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.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

January 31, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 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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