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All Events for September 2014

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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 1, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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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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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 2, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 3, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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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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Patient Safety Academy 2014

September 5, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
USM- Portland Campus, Abromson Center
Join us on September 5th for an exciting day of thought-provoking sessions, skill building workshops and the sharing of best practices in patient safety. The Patient Safety Academy is an interdisciplinary event; anyone interested in or engaged in patient safety activities is invited to attend.
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Patient Safety Academy 2014: REGISTER TODAY

September 5, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
USM- Portland Campus, Abromson Center
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Join us Sept.5th for a day of thought-provoking and skill-building sessions, along with sharing of best practices in patient safety. The Patient Safety Academy is an interdisciplinary event; anyone interested or engaged in patient safety activities is invited to attend.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 5, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 5, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A program about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer: a spacecraft used to analyze the heliospehere, the boundary enclosing the solar system
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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

September 6, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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The Little Star That Could

September 7, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
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Summer 2014 Book Arts at the Stone House Exhibition

September 8, 2014 to October 19, 2014
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Glickman Family Library
The Summer Book Arts at the Stone House program comes to a conclusion in September with a student exhibition, reception, and final lecture.
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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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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 9, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 10, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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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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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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Irish Documentarian to Speak at University of Southern Maine

September 11, 2014
4:10 PM to 5:15 PM
Luther Bonney Hall, Room 403, University of Southern Maine, Portland campus
Maurice Fitzpatrick, Irish filmmaker and creator of the documentary, “The Boys of St. Columb’s,” will speak about his filmmaking experience and his groundbreaking documentary about Irish education.
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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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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 12, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 12, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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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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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

September 13, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 14, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 15, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 16, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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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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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 17, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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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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Secrets of the Sea Exhibit Opening

September 18, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Atrium Art Gallery
The next Atrium Art Gallery exhibit opens September 18 and continues through November 22, and includes paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and work in glass, metal, stone, wood, fiber, and video by 23 artists.
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Science lecture: Integrative Therapies - Pain and Stress

September 18, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Fall 2014 New Faculty Orientation

September 19, 2014
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
7th Floor of Glickman Library, USM Porltand Campus
Faculty Commons Welcome Event for New Faculty
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Franco-American Sing Along

September 19, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lewiston campus, Room 170
Join USM's Franco-American Collection for an hour of favorite French and French-Canadian tunes. Words are provided, so fluency in French is not required. All are welcome.
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"What Makes Life Meaningful?"

September 19, 2014
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 102, Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus
Todd May, a well-known philosophy professor at Clemson University, S.C., will lecture on and discuss a question that most everyone has pondered: What makes life meaningful?
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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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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 19, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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240 Strings

September 19, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents faculty member Anastasia Antonacos, piano with Patrick Doane, violin and Ben Noyes, cello in the Faculty Concert Series opening concert, 240 Strings. Sponsored by the USM School of Music Advisory Board.
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

September 19, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A program about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer: a spacecraft used to analyze the heliospehere, the boundary enclosing the solar system
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Auditions: Catch Me If You Can

September 20, 2014
10:00 AM
Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham campus
Auditions for the Spring 2015 musical, Catch Me If You Can!
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 20, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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The Little Star That Could

September 21, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 22, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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Film Showing: Private Violence

September 22, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, USM Portland Campus
Private Violence is a feature-length documentary film and audience engagement campaign that explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home.
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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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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 23, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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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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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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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 24, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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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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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

September 26, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A brand new full dome computer animated show featuring a vast array of larger than life dinosaurs! A father and daughter travel through time to the epoch of the dinosaurs and learn the origins of flight.
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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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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 26, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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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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Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

September 27, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
See "Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!" in full dome computer animation! Same Rusty; omni-dome visuals!
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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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The Little Star That Could

September 28, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A full dome show about a little yellow star that travels through the galaxy in search of planets! The popular planetarium show converted to omni-dome format.
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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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TWO SMALL PIECES OF GLASS FULL DOME SHOW

September 29, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An omni dome show about the history and science of telescopes
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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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Graduate Studies Open House

September 29, 2014
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Abromson Community Education Center, Second Floor Mezzanine
Please join USM Graduate Studies for an Open House for prospective graduate students. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet faculty and staff who teach and work in USM’s graduate programs, talk with admissions staff, and learn more about what scholarships are available.
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What's in a Word? Content Vocabulary Instruction for Grades 2-12

September 29, 2014
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney, USM Portland Campus
Reading Matters to Maine's Fifth Annual Conversation about Reading
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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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EIGHT PLANETS OMNI DOME SHOW

September 30, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
The popular "Eight Planets and Counting" program in Omni-dome format. Embark on a visually fantastic odyssey through the solar system.
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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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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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