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Student Events for September 2014

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Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra Auditions

September 3, 2014
7:00 PM
Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, the university/community orchestra of the USM School of Music, will be holding auditions for the 2014-2015 season. String players particularly encouraged to apply.
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Summer Book Arts at Stone House Lecture and Reception

September 8, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Glickman Family Library, 7th floor and 6th floor
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Fall Study Abroad Fair

September 9, 2014
11:00 AM
Path near Woodbury Campus Center, Portland
Join us on September 9th from 11 am to 2 pm for our annual Fall Study Abroad Fair! Find out how to study abroad, talk with study abroad providers offering programs all over the wold, and learn how to finance your overseas adventure.
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Food Forest Garden Work Party

September 10, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Food Forest Garden on Portland Campus Green, Near main entrance to Luther Bonney
Join us as we take care of the food forest permaculture installation on the Portland campus and celebrate the garden's First Anniversary and its new sign!
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UNUM Scholars Info. Meeting

September 10, 2014
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
303 Payson Smtih Hall, Portland Campus
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Auditions: Dance USM!

September 11, 2014
7:00 PM
Dance Room, Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
Dance USM! features original works by USM students, faculty and guest-choregoraphers in a variety of genres - hip hop, ballet, contemporary, jazz, musical theatre and more.
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Portland GreenFest

September 13, 2014
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monument Square, Portland Maine
Join us for the first annual Portland Greenfest, a celebration of everything green and spectacular about Portland Maine. Activities, performances, demonstrations, and displays featuring sustainable businesses & products, music, arts, food, technology, film, fashion, and more!
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Film Screening: Disruption - A Film About the Climate Movement

September 17, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Wishcamper Center, Room 211, Portland USM Campus
Join Students for Environmental Awareness and Sustainability, Divest UMaine and other environmental student groups for a film screening and discussion. This event is free and open to the public.
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Dr. Todd May Lecture, "What Makes Life Meaningful?"

September 19, 2014
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wishcamper Ctr, Rm 102, Portland Campus
Dr. Todd May Lecture, Clemson University, "What Makes Life Meaningful?"
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Opposing Gestures: Joseph Farbrook and Sama Alshaibi

September 23, 2014 to December 10, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus and AREA Gallery, Portland Campus
Opposing Gestures explores the dilemmas of the political, existential, and personal presented through the lens of human gesture and motion.
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Honors Hour is Back!!!

September 24, 2014
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
253 Luther Bonney
Please join us every Wednesday when classes are in session for an hour of socializing and relaxation in the Honors Lounge (253 Luther Bonney). Enjoy tea and basic sandwich fixings, or bring your lunch. We hope to see you there!
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Community Garden Raised Bed Building Party

September 25, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
USM Community Garden, in front of Sullivan Gym, Portland Campus
Join us as we construct the last of the new beds for 2014 which will be used to allow more USM students to grow their food on campus next summer and beyond.
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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness at LAC

September 25, 2014
7:30 PM
Room 285, The Androscoggin Room, Lewiston-Auburn campus
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Confucius Institute Day Anniversary Celebration!

September 26, 2014
11:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Brooks Student Center
The Confucius Institute at USM is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Confucius Institutes worldwide, as well as its own 1st anniversary. Come learn about our programs and join us for Chinese food, sample Chinese classes, cultural activities, and more.
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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness at LAC

September 26, 2014
7:30 PM
Room 285, The Androscoggin Room, Lewiston-Auburn campus
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Celebrate World Tourism Day - Tour Stutzman Farm Cafe and Dover-Foxcroft

September 27, 2014
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Van pick up in front of Woodbury Campus Center
During your journey you will visit Stutzman Farm and see first-hand how they successfully engage visitors. You also will tour downtown Dover-Foxcroft and the Center Theater-home of the famous Maine Whoopie Pie Festival.
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Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert

September 27, 2014
1:00 PM
On the Green at Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
A tradition for the USM community and Gorham neighbors, this 12th annual afternoon of concert band classics and barbecue lunch (available at old-fashioned prices!) is fun for the whole family! Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Barbecue begins at Noon.
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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness at LAC

September 27, 2014
7:30 PM
Room 285, The Androscoggin Room, Lewiston-Auburn campus
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Nell Britton, Junior Piano Recital

September 27, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents piano major Nell Britton in her junior recital. Nell is a student of Laura Kargul.
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Dempsey Challenge Cheering Station

September 28, 2014
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Auburn
USM will partake in a Cheer Station at the Dempsey Challenge on Sunday, September 28, in downtown Auburn from 8-10 am. Students, staff, USM alumni, faculty, friends and family are welcome to volunteer!
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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness at LAC

September 28, 2014
5:00 PM
Room 285, The Androscoggin Room, Lewiston-Auburn campus
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Peer Mentor Meet and Greet

September 28, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gorham 280 Hastings; Portland 253 Luther Bonney
Honors has a new Peer Mentor program to support new students adjust to life at USM! We're hosting informal gatherings on both campuses! Come to one, or both!
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Info. table - Paid Marketing, Sales, and Design Internships!

September 29, 2014
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Dining Center, Info. table, Portland Campus
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Lecture: Emmy Award-Winning Composer, Larry Groupé

September 29, 2014
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 212 Corthell Hall
Emmy Award winning film composer, Larry Groupé, presents an in-depth look and discussion on the current state of composing in Hollywood today.
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Leadership Study Abroad Course Information Session

September 30, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Please join Professors Christy Hammer and Liz Fisher Turesky for a Q & A meeting on the Leadership Study Abroad course traveling to the United Kingdom in June 2015.
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Leadership Study Abroad Course Information Session

September 30, 2014
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Please join Professors Christy Hammer and Liz Fisher Turesky for a Q & A meeting on the Leadership Study Abroad course traveling to the United Kingdom in June 2015.

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