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Student Events for November 2012

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Photographs by Richard Veit

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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Honoring Social Work in Maine: 1st Annual USM School of Social Work Community Celebration

November 2, 2012
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus
Join the USM School of Social Work in celebrating social work in Maine
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Writing Fundamentals Workshop

November 6, 2012
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 187
Join LAC Writing Coordinator Pat Hager for this fun and informative workshop.
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Sexual Assault Crisis Information

November 7, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lewiston Campus
Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on campus to provide information for students about sexual assault or abuse.
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Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

November 7, 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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Muhammed Bilal: "12 Steps Toward Appreciating Diversity"

November 7, 2012
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Lower Brooks student Center, Gorham
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State of IT in Maine

November 9, 2012
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
USM Abromson Center, Portland Campus
On behalf of The Maine Cyber Security Cluster and Information & Innovation Special Projects Group at USM, you are warmly invited to attend the first annual State of IT in Maine Conference to be held in the Abromson Center at the University of Southern Maine.
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State of IT in Maine Conference

November 9, 2012
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Abromson Center, Portland
Meet your colleagues from business, industry, education, government, and research. Join us to launch the Maine CyberSecurity Cluster, the hub for cyber-security related education and workforce development resources in Maine!
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State of IT in Maine Conference

November 9, 2012
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Abromson Center, Portland
Meet your colleagues from business, industry, education, government, and research. Join us to launch the Maine CyberSecurity Cluster, the hub for cyber-security related education and workforce development resources in Maine.
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State of IT in Maine Conference

November 9, 2012
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Abromson Center, Portland
Meet your colleagues from business, industry, education, government, and research. Join us to launch the Maine CyberSecurity Cluster, the hub for cyber-security related education and workforce development resources in Maine.
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“Let's Can Hunger” Food Drive at Scarborough Sam’s Club to Support Good Shepherd Food Bank

November 9, 2012
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Scarborough Sam's Club, 440 Payne Road, Scarborough, ME
On Friday, November 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., members of the University of Southern Maine Enactus team, formerly known as Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), will be at the Scarborough Sam's Club to host the Let's Can Hunger Food and Fund Drive in support of Good Shepherd Food Bank.
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Open House: Muskie School of Public Service

November 9, 2012
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
The Muskie School can help you realize your career goals and equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a difference. To find out how, join us at our Open House. Speak with faculty, staff, and students about our degree and certificate programs, career prospects for our graduates, and more.
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Toys for Tots Toy Drive

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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Substance Abuse Awareness Table

November 13, 2012
10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Lewiston Campus: Upstairs Student Lounge
There will be an informational table about substance abuse awareness, related mental health issues, and suicide prevention.
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Graduate School Information Session

November 13, 2012
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
LAC, Room 283
Representatives from the Office of Graduate Admissions will give an overview of graduate school options and go over general guidelines for applying to graduate school, whether here at USM or elsewhere.
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USM LAC Gay-Straight Alliance

November 13, 2012
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus: Room 283
The USM LAC Gay-Straight Alliance will meet from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
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Writing Fundamentals Workshop

November 13, 2012
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 187
Join LAC Writing Coordinator Pat Hager for this fun and informative workshop.
13

Muskie School Fall Lecture Series: Mary Mayhew, "Maine DHHS: Challenges and Opportunities"

November 13, 2012
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Lee Community Hall (Room 133), Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., USM Portland Campus
Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), will address the department’s vision of the future, the challenges that are facing Maine’s Medicaid program, and the opportunities that exist to transform the way services are delivered.
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Author Event - Joff Foltz presents Two Men Ten Suns

November 13, 2012
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
USM Portland Bookstore
Two Men Ten Suns is set during the aftermath of Pearl Harbor and follows the lives of an American scientist, Chet Warren, and a Japanese admiral, Shigeru Yamakota. Each man battles his personal demons to win the first nuclear arms race.
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Sexual Assault Crisis Information

November 14, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lewiston Campus
Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on campus to provide information for students about sexual assault or abuse.
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Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

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.
14

Teacher Certification: Informational Table

November 14, 2012
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus: Near the Student Success Center
Jim Bradley will set up a table displaying information about teacher certification options.
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Discussion and Workshop for Students: Tom Lovejoy’s Looming Questions for Conservation in the 21st Century

November 14, 2012
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Hannaford Lecture Hall, USM Portland
Students with a passion for science and conservation are welcome to join us to learn how to address looming questions for conservation in the 21st Century .
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2012 Spotlight on Ecoscience

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."
15

RefWorks Mini-Workshop

November 15, 2012
12:15 PM to 12:45 PM
Lewiston Campus: Room 147 (in the back of the library)
Maureen Perry will teach a mini-workshop on RefWorks.
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Maine Rural Health Research Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

November 15, 2012
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Billings Nicoll Forum, Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
Join us as we celebrate the Maine Rural Health Research Center and its 20 years of informing policy and supporting rural communities.
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Barbara Walsh

November 15, 2012
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 285
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Barbara Walsh will discuss her book, "August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm".
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VA's Phil Welch Visits USM LAC

November 20, 2012
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus: SSC/Room 133
Phil Welch from the VA will be on campus to talk with students and answer questions.
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USM LAC Gay-Straight Alliance

November 20, 2012
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Lewiston Campus: Upstairs student lounge
The USM LAC Gay-Straight Alliance will hold weekly meetings on Tuesdays.
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Writing Fundamentals Workshop

November 20, 2012
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 187
Join LAC Writing Coordinator Pat Hager for this fun and informative workshop.
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Sexual Assault Crisis Information

November 21, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lewiston Campus
Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on campus to provide information for students about sexual assault or abuse.
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Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

November 21, 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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VA's Phil Welch Visits USM LAC

November 27, 2012
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus: SSC/Room 133
Phil Welch from the VA will be on campus to talk with students and answer questions.
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USM LAC Gay-Straight Alliance

November 27, 2012
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Lewiston Campus: Upstairs student lounge
The USM LAC Gay-Straight Alliance will hold weekly meetings on Tuesdays.
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Writing Fundamentals Workshop

November 27, 2012
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 187
Join LAC Writing Coordinator Pat Hager for this fun and informative workshop.
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Sexual Assault Crisis Information

November 28, 2012
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lewiston Campus
Members from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center and Safe Voices will be on campus to provide information for students about sexual assault or abuse.
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Campus Safety Advocate Information Table

November 28, 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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Computer Science/Information Technology Job Fair

November 28, 2012
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
2nd Floor, Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland
Companies will be seeking applicants in the following areas: Computer science, computer engineering, cyber security, electrical engineering, information technology, project management, and other technology-related fields.
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VA's Phil Welch Visits USM LAC

November 29, 2012
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus: SSC/Room 133
Phil Welch from the VA will be on campus to talk with students and answer questions.
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Relaxation Techniques and Teacher Education Information

November 29, 2012
12:15 PM to 12:45 PM
Lewiston Campus: Room 147 (in the back of the library)
Lynn Poor will talk about relaxation techniques. Jim Bradley will talk about teacher education.
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