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Student Events for September 2014

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Maine Fiberarts at USM

September 2, 2014 to December 19, 2014
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library
"Maine Fiberarts at USM," an exhibition of artwork by 31 members, will be on display in the 7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library, through Friday, December 19th, 2014.
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Fall Semester Classes Begin

September 2, 2014
8:00 AM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Daniel Webster

September 3, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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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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(Women's Tennis) Thomas (Me.) vs. Southern Me.

September 4, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Taste of Portland

September 4, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Glickman/Wishcamper Lawn
The Taste of Portland is an event that features tables and food trucks from various businesses around Portland to showcase some of the city's popular eats. Students get to samples delicious food and drink from the participating venders!
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Gordon

September 4, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Thomas

September 5, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Husson

September 5, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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(Men's Cross Country) Husson Invitational

September 6, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Golf) Bowdoin Invitational

September 6, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Cross Country) Fordham Invitational

September 6, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Mass. Maritime

September 6, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. vs. Maine Maritime

September 6, 2014
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. vs. Curry

September 6, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. vs. Maine Maritime

September 6, 2014
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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(Golf) Bowdoin Invitational

September 7, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Me.-Presque Isle vs. Southern Me.

September 7, 2014
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Plymouth St. vs. Southern Me.

September 7, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Castleton vs. Southern Me.

September 7, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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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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LGBTQA Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity Open House - Portland!

September 9, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Are you LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, asexual, or allied)? Want to learn more about the community at USM? Stop by and visit the USM Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, along with our other Diversity Centers, and have a treat!
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Bates

September 9, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Husson vs. Southern Me.

September 9, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Alternative Spring Break Info Session

September 10, 2014
12:00 PM
44 Payson Smith on 9/10 (Portland) & 113 Bailey Hall on 9/11 (Gorham)
Students are invited to attend an Alternative Spring Break (ASB) info session to learn more about participating in a week-long service trip in the Baltimore/D.C. area during March 2015.
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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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(Men's Soccer) Saint Joseph's (Me.) vs. Southern Me.

September 10, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Me.-Farmington

September 10, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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LGBTQA Fruit and Ice Cream Sundae Social - Gorham!

September 10, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Lower Level Brooks Student Center, Gorham Campus
The Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity and the Queer Straight Alliance invite you to a Fruit and Ice Cream Sundae Social!
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(Golf) UMaine Farmington Invitational

September 11, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Alternative Spring Break Info Session

September 11, 2014
7:00 PM
44 Payson Smith on 9/10 (Portland) & 113 Bailey Hall on 9/11 (Gorham)
Students are invited to attend an Alternative Spring Break (ASB) info session to learn more about participating in a week-long service trip in the Baltimore/D.C. area during March 2015.
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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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Information Session for the Accelerated BS in Nursing Program for Non-Nurses

September 12, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
113 Masterton Hall, 71 Bedford St., Portland campus
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(Golf) State of Maine Championship

September 13, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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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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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Worcester St.

September 13, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. vs. Framingham St.

September 13, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Bridgewater St. vs. Southern Me.

September 13, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Rhode Island Col.

September 13, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Framingham St.

September 13, 2014
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Newbury

September 13, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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(Golf) State of Maine Championship

September 14, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Johnson St.

September 14, 2014
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Thomas vs. Southern Me.

September 15, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) New England Col. vs. Southern Me.

September 16, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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1st Queer Straight Alliance Meetings of the fall - Portland!

September 16, 2014
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
All LGBTQ and Allied students are welcome to the first Queer Straight Alliance meetings of the semester! One meeting on Tuesday, and another on Wednesday to help us pick the best date for the most students.
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Presentation - A Changing Bay: Managing Our Coastal Waters in an Era of Ecosystem Change

September 17, 2014
1:30 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney (Portland)
Presented by Curtis Bohlen, Director of Casco Bay Estuary Partnership
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(Women's Soccer) Salem St. vs. Southern Me.

September 17, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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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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1st Queer Straight Alliance Meetings of the fall - Portland!

September 17, 2014
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
All LGBTQ and Allied students are welcome to the first Queer Straight Alliance meetings of the semester! One meeting on Tuesday, and another on Wednesday to help us pick the best date for the most students.
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Thomas (Me.)

September 18, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Regis (Mass.) vs. Southern Me.

September 18, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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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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(Golf) Husson Invitational

September 20, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Worcester St.

September 20, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Men's Soccer) Mass.-Boston vs. Southern Me.

September 20, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Eastern Conn. St.

September 20, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Southern Me. at Mass.-Boston

September 20, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Lasell vs. Southern Me.

September 20, 2014
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Eastern Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

September 20, 2014
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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(Women's Tennis) Castleton vs. Southern Me.

September 21, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

September 22, 2014
4:00 PM
Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness Complex, USM Portland Campus
Come join the USM Mindfulness Meditation Group, lead by Maureen Sanford and Andrew Donovan. Mindfulness is the act of paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. It's a great way to clear your mind and de-stress!
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(Golf) Queenan Memorial Tournament

September 23, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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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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(Women's Tennis) Mass.-Boston vs. Southern Me.

September 23, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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USM Libraries Open House

September 23, 2014
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
7th floor University Events Room, Glickman Family Library
Join the USM Libraries and other areas of service for our Open House! Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend.
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(Men's Soccer) Colby vs. Southern Me.

September 23, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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QSA Meeting & Celebrate Bisexuality/ Pansexuality/ Non-monosexualities Dialogue

September 23, 2014
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Husky Hut, Lower Brooks Student Center, Gorham Campus
Raise awareness and visibility of bisexuality, pansexuality, and other non-monosexualities in our communities at USM by joining the QSA in a conversation about sexual orientations beyond gay and straight.
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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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(Women's Soccer) Colby vs. Southern Me.

September 24, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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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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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Saint Joseph's (Me.)

September 25, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. at Rivier

September 25, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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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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(Golf) Southern Maine Cup

September 26, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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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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(Men's Soccer) Southern Me. at Plymouth St.

September 26, 2014
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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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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(Men's Cross Country) Bowdoin Invitational

September 27, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Cross Country) Bowdoin Invitational

September 27, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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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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(Women's Volleyball) Western Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

September 27, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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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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(Women's Tennis) Southern Me. at Western Conn. St.

September 27, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Plymouth St. vs. Southern Me.

September 27, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Keene St.

September 27, 2014
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Bates vs. Southern Me.

September 27, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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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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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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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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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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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

September 29, 2014
4:00 PM
Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness Complex, USM Portland Campus
Come join the USM Mindfulness Meditation Group, lead by Maureen Sanford and Andrew Donovan. Mindfulness is the act of paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. It's a great way to clear your mind and de-stress!
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(Golf) UNE Invitational

September 30, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Lavender Lunch on Bisexuality, Pansexuality and other Nonmonosexualities

September 30, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Raise awareness and visibility of bisexuality, pansexuality, and other non-monosexualities in our communities at USM by joining the staff of the Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity in a conversation about sexual orientations beyond gay and straight.
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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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Student Voices: Ferguson to Portland

September 30, 2014
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
7th Floor Glickman Library, Portland Campus
A Student panel seeks to answer the Question: What can we learn from Ferguson?
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(Field Hockey) Southern Me. at Salem St.

September 30, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Bowdoin vs. Southern Me.

September 30, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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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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