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Student Events for October 2013

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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!
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USM Enactus Meeting

October 2, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
327 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
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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!
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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?
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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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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.
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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.
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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!
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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!
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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.
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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?
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"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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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!
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USM Enactus Meeting

October 16, 2013
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
327 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
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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!
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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.
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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?
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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!
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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.
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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)!
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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)!
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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!
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USM Enactus Meeting

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