Calendar

Student Events for October 2013

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Tabling to Raise Awareness about Domestic Violence

October 1, 2013
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria, Portland Campus
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The USM Campus Safety Project is organizing information tables to raise awareness and support the university communities.
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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

Table Talk with Religious and Spiritual Life

October 2, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria (look for the Table Talk sign)
Bring your lunch and join representatives from the Religious and Spiritual Life Council in a lively and insightful "table talk."
2

USM Enactus Meeting

October 2, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
327 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
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

Queer Straight Alliance student group meeting (G)

October 2, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Husky Center, Brooks Student Center Upper Level, Gorham Campus
Join the QSA as they finish electing officers, discuss future meeting times, and plan for National Coming Out Day in October!
3

Christianity and the LGBTQA Community - An Informal Weekly Dialogue

October 3, 2013
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Join us in the Center for informal dialogue about Christianity and the LGBTQA Community.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Tabling to Raise Awareness about Domestic Violence

October 8, 2013
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brooks Dining Hall, Gorham Campus
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The USM Campus Safety Project is organizing information tables to raise awareness and support the university communities.
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

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

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.
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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

Table Talk with Religious and Spiritual Life

October 9, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria (look for the Table Talk sign)
Bring your lunch and join representatives from the Religious and Spiritual Life Council in a lively and insightful "table talk."
9

USM Enactus Meeting

October 9, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
327 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
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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

"That's So Gay!"

October 9, 2013
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
The Well, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Come to The Well, the Portland Campus Wellness Resource Center for a conversation about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and queer identities.
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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

Queer Straight Alliance Student Group Meeting (P)

October 9, 2013
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
The QSA will be meeting to talk about National Coming Out Day (which is celebrated on October 11th), plan for upcoming events, and continue to make connections for the LGBTQA community on campus. All USM students and their guests are welcome.
10

National Coming Out Day Tables

October 10, 2013
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brooks Student Center, Gorham (lunch & dinner), Woodbury Campus Center, Portland (lunch)
On the eve of National Coming Out Day, the Center for Sexualities will be tabling in both Portland and Gorham to raise awareness and distribute information.
10

Christianity and the LGBTQA Community - An Informal Weekly Dialogue

October 10, 2013
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Join us in the Center for informal dialogue about Christianity and the LGBTQA Community.
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

National Coming Out Day Tables

October 10, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brooks Student Center, Gorham (lunch & dinner), Woodbury Campus Center, Portland (lunch)
On the eve of National Coming Out Day, the Center for Sexualities will be tabling in both Portland and Gorham to raise awareness and distribute information.
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

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
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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

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

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

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.
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.
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

Table Talk with Religious and Spiritual Life

October 16, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria (look for the Table Talk sign)
Bring your lunch and join representatives from the Religious and Spiritual Life Council in a lively and insightful "table talk."
16

USM Enactus Meeting

October 16, 2013
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
327 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
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

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.
17

Christianity and the LGBTQA Community - An Informal Weekly Dialogue

October 17, 2013
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Join us in the Center for informal dialogue about Christianity and the LGBTQA Community.
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?
18

USM-LAC SVA Meet & Greet

October 18, 2013
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Lewiston-Auburn Campus, Room 170
Families are welcome! Come to LAC Room 170 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 18th to meet other veteran students & family members. Food & drinks included!
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".
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

Disc Golfing wtih Southern Maine Outdoor Recreation (S.M.O.R.)

October 19, 2013
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sign up at Sullivan Rec & Fitness Complex, Portland Campus
Disc Golfing with Southern Maine Outdoor Recreation (S.M.O.R.) When: October 19th. Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday. Where: Sabattus Disc Golf. Cost: Only $10 for students & Only $15 for others (Transportation included)
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

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)!
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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

Tabling to Raise Awareness about Domestic Violence

October 22, 2013
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria, Portland Campus
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The USM Campus Safety Project is organizing information tables to raise awareness and support the university communities.
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

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

Table Talk with Religious and Spiritual Life

October 23, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria (look for the Table Talk sign)
Bring your lunch and join representatives from the Religious and Spiritual Life Council in a lively and insightful "table talk."
23

USM Enactus Meeting

October 23, 2013
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
327 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
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

VSO Meeting

October 23, 2013
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Veterans Resource Center, Woodburty Campus Center, Portland Campus
VSO Meeting Wednesday, October 23rd in the VRC
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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
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Christianity and the LGBTQA Community - An Informal Weekly Dialogue

October 24, 2013
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Join us in the Center for informal dialogue about Christianity and the LGBTQA Community.
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?
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

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.
26

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!
26

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.
26

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.
26

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
28

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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Graduate Admissions Information Session

October 28, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston Campus, Room 107
Lisa Sweet, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions, invites you to attend and is happy to answer any questions you might have about graduate school.
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Asexuality: An Informal Discussion on a Misunderstood Identity

October 28, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Asexuality is a complex sexual orientation that is frequently misunderstood, or misrepresented. Join us for an information conversation to learn more, explore how the media presents Asexuality, and discover some resources that are available.
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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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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)!
30

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!
30

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!
30

Table Talk with Religious and Spiritual Life

October 30, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria (look for the Table Talk sign)
Bring your lunch and join representatives from the Religious and Spiritual Life Council in a lively and insightful "table talk."
30

USM Enactus Meeting

October 30, 2013
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
327 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
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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!
30

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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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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Christianity and the LGBTQA Community - An Informal Weekly Dialogue

October 31, 2013
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Join us in the Center for informal dialogue about Christianity and the LGBTQA Community.
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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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