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Student Events for October 2014

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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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Master's Option for Non-Nurses Program Information Session

October 1, 2014
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
423/424 Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave, Portland
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(Women's Tennis) Colby-Sawyer vs. Southern Me.

October 1, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Minute to Win it

October 1, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Compete in various challenges to win prizes.
2

(Golf) Maine Maritime Invitational

October 2, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
2

Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 2, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
2

Scotland's Vote: A Referendum for Independence

October 2, 2014
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
7th Floor Glickman Library, University Events Room
A panel discussion on the Scotland Referendum for Independence with guest speakers Donnie Jack, Scottish Affairs Counselor for the Americas and Owen Traylor, Former British Diplomat.
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Actors’ Lab Staged Reading: The Well of Horniness at LAC

October 2, 2014
7:30 PM
Room 285, The Androscoggin Room, Lewiston-Auburn campus
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GEB presents: Create-A-Critter

October 2, 2014
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Come create a soft, cuddly friend!
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Friends and Family Weekend

October 3, 2014
9:00 AM
Friends and Family Weekend
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LIFT360 Conference - "Together: Leading Positive Change"

October 3, 2014
9:00 AM
USM Abromson Center, Portland
Meant to inspire community-minded citizens to action, the conference features an impressive line up of morning speakers and afternoon workshops.
3

Peer Mentor Meet and Greet

October 3, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:30 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!
3

First Friday Art Walk Bus

October 3, 2014
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Bailey Hall Gorham
First Friday Art Walk Bus
3

Family and Friends Weekend: Magician Peter Boie

October 3, 2014
8:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Performer TBD
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Friends and Family Weekend

October 4, 2014
9:00 AM
Friends and Family Weekend
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Friends and Family Weekend: Tailgate

October 4, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
By Hannaford Field (G)
Friends and Family Weekend: Tailgate
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Generation Climate Convergence

October 4, 2014
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Luther Bonney Hall: Talbot Auditorium & Breakout Classrooms
Join the Convergence! This event is FREE and open to all high school and college students in Maine. The goal is to strengthen the youth climate justice movement in the Northeast.
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Generation Climate Convergence Keynote Presentation: Sherri Mitchell

October 4, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Talobt Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, USM Portland
Please join Maine Students for Climate Justice for a keynote presentation from indigenous rights lawyer and activist Sherri Mitchell. This event is free and open to the public.
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Family and Friends Weekend: Harvest Festival

October 4, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Pumpkin Carving Carnival
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(Golf) USM Fall Classic

October 5, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Generation Climate Convergence

October 5, 2014
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Luther Bonney Hall: Talbot Auditorium & Breakout Classrooms
Join the Convergence! This event is FREE and open to all high school and college students in Maine. The goal is to strengthen the youth climate justice movement in the Northeast.
5

Family and Friends Weekend: Brunch with the Dean

October 5, 2014
9:30 AM
Brooks Dining Hall(G)
Brunch with the Dean
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(Women's Tennis) Colby vs. Southern Me.

October 5, 2014
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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(Golf) USM Fall Classic

October 6, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 6, 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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Title III and Strengths Information Session

October 7, 2014
12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
Multiple Locations (see description)
Bring your lunch, enjoy some refreshments, and learn about Title III, Strengths Finder, and the StrengthsQuest Program
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Shifting Alliances: ISIS in Iraq and Syria

October 8, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Professors and experts shed light on the current events involving ISIS in the Middle East
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Harvest Festival

October 8, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center (P)
Harvest Festival
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Crayon Art

October 8, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Crayon Art
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 9, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Opening reception for Opposing Gestures

October 9, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
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Low Impact Program

October 9, 2014
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Low Impact Program
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Brown Bag Lunch Discussion with Joseph Farbrook

October 10, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham
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(Men's Cross Country) NEICAAA New England Championships

October 11, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Cross Country) James Early Invitational

October 11, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Volleyball) Southern Me. vs. Maine Maritime

October 11, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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(Women's Soccer) Eastern Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

October 11, 2014
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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October Vacation

October 13, 2014
(All day)
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 13, 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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October Vacation

October 14, 2014
(All day)
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Getting Smarter about Smarter Balanced Assessments

October 14, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, USM Portland Campus
Attend this educational forum to hear from teams of educators from three Smarter Balanced pilot sites as they share what they learned and who they are preparing for the spring 2015 tests.
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Classes Resume

October 15, 2014
8:00 AM
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Internship Informational Meeting

October 15, 2014
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LAC campus room 283
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Make your Own Candy Apple

October 15, 2014
8:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Make your own Candy Apple
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 16, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Internship Informational Meeting

October 16, 2014
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LAC campus room 287
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Portland Ovations! presents: Khumariyaan

October 16, 2014
7:30 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, USM Portland campus
Young Musicians from Pakistan bring a modern take to contemporary music
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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

October 17, 2014
12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
410 Luther Bonney, Portland Campus
In order to maintain compliance with NIH and NSF requirements, USM conducts a mandatory Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) in-person training twice a year, typically in the Spring and Fall semesters.
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Co-conspirators Collaborating in Purgatory: The Limited Editions of Purgatory Pie Press

October 17, 2014
4:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus
Join us for a lecture resented by Esther K. Smith and Dikko Faust, artists and owners of Purgatory Pie Press in New York, NY.
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Open Mic Night

October 17, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Open Mic Night
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(Men's Cross Country) State of Maine Championships

October 18, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Golf) GNAC Championship

October 18, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Cross Country) State of Maine Championships

October 18, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Golf) GNAC Championship

October 19, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 20, 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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GrowSmart Summit 2014

October 21, 2014
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
August Civic Center
The Dollars and $ense of Smart Growth
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Internship Informational Meeting

October 21, 2014
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
LAC campus room 283
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Internship Presentation

October 22, 2014
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
LAC campus room 285
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USM Community Garden Soil Building Workshop

October 22, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
USM Community Garden, in front of Sullivan Gym, Portland Campus
Join us to learn how to build soil for little or no money. We will be teaching (and doing) the art of sheet mulching, also known as lasagna gardening or composting in place. Open to the public, all are welcome!
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Leadership Study Abroad Course Information Session

October 22, 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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Paper Mache' Night

October 22, 2014
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Paper Mache' night
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 23, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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Stress Free Night

October 24, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Stress Free Night
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Sable Strout Senior Voice Recital

October 25, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall
The USM School of Music presents Sable Strout, senior voice major, in her senior recital. Ms. Strout is a student of Ellen Chickering. Free.
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(Golf) NEIGA Championships

October 26, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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USM Wind Ensemble Directed by Peter Martin

October 26, 2014
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents the USM Wind Ensemble under the direction of Peter Martin. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus.
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(Golf) NEIGA Championships

October 27, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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USM Mindfulness Meditation Group

October 27, 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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Halloween Movie Night

October 29, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall(P)
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Ping Pong/Pool Tournament

October 29, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
Ping Pong/Pool Tournament
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Love Is An Orientation - Christianity and the LGBTQ Community

October 30, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Rather than avoiding the topic of homosexuality, Love Is an Orientation aims to equip the Christian community to bridge the gap between the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and religious communities.
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USM Community Garden Soil Building Workshop

October 30, 2014
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
USM Community Garden, in front of Sullivan Gym, Portland Campus
Join us to learn how to build soil for little or no money. We will be teaching (and doing) the art of sheet mulching, also known as lasagna gardening or composting in place. Open to the public, all are welcome!
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Bus Stop

October 31, 2014
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
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DJ Combine Halloween Dance

October 31, 2014
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
DJ Combine
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Spring Awakening

October 31, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
The USM School of Music presents the Fall Musical, Spring Awakening. Featuring an electrifying score, this groundbreaking rock musical exudes passion, angst and rebellion.
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