Calendar

Public Events for May 2018

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Barbara Peacock: Selections from American Bedroom and HomeTown

February 15, 2018 to May 19, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Glickman Library Portland
BARBARA PEACOCK: Selections from American Bedroom and HomeTown
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Exhibition: USM Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts Critique Group

March 1, 2018 to May 31, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pope-Cheney Art Studio on the 1st Floor of Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., USM Portland Campus
The Critique Group at the USM Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts consists of artists who meet once a month and are bound together by their passion for making artists’ books. They work in a variety of media, book structures, and a broad range of subject matter.
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Industrial Maine: Our Other Landscape

March 12, 2018 to June 1, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM LAC Atrium Gallery, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 1, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
1

Fantastic Physics

May 1, 2018
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A fun and exciting physics course that explores our dynamic Universe: from clouds to crystals; frisbees to stars!
1

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

May 1, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs
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Spanish Conversation Table

May 1, 2018
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
305 A-Wing Science Building, Portland Campus
Come join us for a Spanish Conversation Table! Every Tuesday at 3:15-4:15 at 305 A-Wing Science Building.
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(Men's Lacrosse) Mass.-Dartmouth vs. Southern Me.

May 1, 2018
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hannaford Field | Gorham, Maine
Southern Maine is making its 10th appearance in the tournament and hosting its first LEC tournament game since 2009. Game time is 4 pm on Tuesday, May 1 at Hannaford Field
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(Baseball) Bowdoin vs. Southern Me.

May 1, 2018
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 2, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
2

Grad Fair

May 2, 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Join us at the Bookstore for Grad Fair as we celebrate our newest graduates with sweet treats, raffles, and good cheer!
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Astronomy a la Carte # 13: Any Questions?

May 2, 2018
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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The Cowboy Astronomer

May 2, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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(Baseball) Bates vs. Southern Me.

May 2, 2018
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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"Look what I Made!": Student Innovation Showcase

May 2, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Ci2 Lab, 5th Floor, Science Building C-Wing, Portland Campus
Curious what innovative projects our students are working on? Come to our first ever Corporate Partners student showcase in the Ci2 Lab, USM’s experiential work lab focused on research and learning.
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Wordcount Spring 2018 Poetry Event

May 2, 2018
7:30 PM
USM Gorham Library and Learning Commons Seminar Room in Bailey Hall.
Read, hear, and enjoy poetry Wednesday May 2 in the Seminar Room of the Gorham Library and Learning Commons in bailey Hall. Bring your own poems or read from the works of others. Light refreshments.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 3, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback & Merchandise Sale - Lewiston Campus

May 3, 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lewiston-Auburn Campus
Sell back your old textbooks on the Lewiston-Auburn Campus with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books. A selection of USM clothing and giftware will also be available for purchase.
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Celestial Mythology Class

May 3, 2018
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Into the Deep

May 3, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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(Softball) Western Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

May 3, 2018
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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2018 Veterans Graduation Recognition Ceremony

May 3, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor Glickman
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Theatre Showcase - May 2018

May 3, 2018
7:00 PM
Main Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus
In a relaxed format, each evening’s performance may differ in content as you join us to explore this creative work produced by our theatre and dance students.
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(Men's Lacrosse) Southern Me. at Eastern Conn. St.

May 3, 2018
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Pajama Party Stress Relief

May 3, 2018 to May 4, 2018
8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
USM Gorham: Brooks Student Center
GCAB presents Pajama Party Stress Relief on Thursday, May 3rd from 8pm-12am in Lower Brooks! Free with USM ID and $10 for general public. Massages, Therapy Dogs, Food, and More!
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Spring Semester Classes End

May 4, 2018
(All day)
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 4, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback & Merchandise Sale - Gorham Campus

May 4, 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lower Brooks, Gorham Campus
Sell back your old textbooks on the Gorham Campus with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books. A selection of USM clothing and giftware will also be available for purchase.
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(Softball) Southern Me. vs. Mass.-Boston

May 4, 2018
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Free Press Open House

May 4, 2018
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The Free Press Office - 92 Bedford st, Portland Campus.
Come meet the Free Press staff and join us in celebrating the end of the year while also learning what it's like to work for a student newspaper.
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(Baseball) Eastern Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

May 4, 2018
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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(Baseball) Eastern Conn. St. vs. Southern Me.

May 4, 2018
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Into the Deep

May 4, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Anastasia Antonacos, piano: Music Inspired by Democratic Ideals, Racial Justice, and Climate Change

May 4, 2018
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Help us close out this year's USM Convocation theme of "Race & Participatory Democracy" with Annie, the Portland Piano Trio, and USM SoM alumna Teresa Herold.
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Anastasia Antonacos, piano: Celebrating Convocation

May 4, 2018
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall • Gorham Campus
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The Cowboy Astronomer

May 4, 2018
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Health Fair / 5k Fun Run / Walk

May 5, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Leavitt's Mill Free Health Center, 63 Main Street, Buxton, ME 04093.
Health Fair and 5k Fun Run/Walk at Leavitt's Mill Free Health Center. Come enjoy food, music, wellness activities and a 5k!
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YoGlow207

May 5, 2018
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Hill Gymnasium
YoGlow207 is a fun and inclusive glow-in-the-dark yoga experience for the broader Southern Maine community.
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(Baseball) Southern Me. at Bates

May 5, 2018
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Into the Deep

May 5, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Rachel Rivera Junior Voice Recital

May 5, 2018
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents a student recital with Rachel Rivera, soprano. Ms. Rivera is a student of Scott Wheatley.
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Cookies on Demand

May 5, 2018
7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
We will deliver cookies to any dorm on the Gorham campus
Chocolate chip cookies delivered fresh and hot to your door! $1.50 for 2 cookies or $8 for a dozen cookies.
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Annah Gauthier, Junior Piano Recital

May 5, 2018
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents a student recital with Annah Gauthier, piano. Ms. Gauthier is a student of Laura Kargul.
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(Baseball) Southern Me. at Bowdoin

May 6, 2018
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Christine Kinealy: Charity and the Great Hunger

May 6, 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Talbot Hall, University of Southern Maine
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Rusty Rocket's Last Blast!

May 6, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Cookies on Demand

May 6, 2018
7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
We will deliver cookies to any dorm on the Gorham campus
Chocolate chip cookies delivered fresh and hot to your door! $1.50 for 2 cookies or $8 for a dozen cookies.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 7, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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#Assessment Literacy Conference 2018: Southern Maine Partnership

May 7, 2018
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Abromson Hall, USM, Portland Maine
Southern Maine Partnership presents: #Assessment Literacy Conference 2018: High-Impact Teaching Strategies, Quality Summative Evidence, and Grading Practices
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback & Merchandise Sale - Gorham Campus

May 7, 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lower Brooks, Gorham Campus
Sell back your old textbooks on the Gorham Campus with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books. A selection of USM clothing and giftware will also be available for purchase.
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Natural Selection

May 7, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 8, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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#Assessment Literacy Conference 2018: Southern Maine Partnership

May 8, 2018
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Abromson Hall, USM, Portland Maine
Southern Maine Partnership presents: #Assessment Literacy Conference 2018: High-Impact Teaching Strategies, Quality Summative Evidence, and Grading Practices
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback & Merchandise Sale - Gorham Campus

May 8, 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lower Brooks, Gorham Campus
Sell back your old textbooks on the Gorham Campus with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books. A selection of USM clothing and giftware will also be available for purchase.
8

Fantastic Physics

May 8, 2018
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A fun and exciting physics course that explores our dynamic Universe: from clouds to crystals; frisbees to stars!
8

Dinosaurs at Dusk!

May 8, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs
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Film: In The Intense Now

May 8, 2018
7:00 PM
Space Gallery, Congress St., Portland, Me
Made following the discovery of amateur footage shot in China in 1966 during the first and most radical stage of the Cultural Revolution, IN THE INTENSE NOW speaks to the fleeting nature of moments of great intensity.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 9, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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Astronomy a la Carte # 10: Galaxies

May 9, 2018
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 9, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A show about the science and history of telescopes!
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Communication and Media Studies Student Film Showcase

May 9, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Talbot Auditorium in Luther Bonney Hall, at the USM Portland Campus.
Please join us for a short program of student films, co-hosted by Kate Kaminski & Nat Ives. We'll be screening works from the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semester courses.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 10, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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Celestial Mythology Class

May 10, 2018
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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(Baseball) Rhode Island Col. vs. Southern Me.

May 10, 2018
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Into the Deep

May 10, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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(Baseball) Mass.-Boston vs. Southern Me.

May 10, 2018
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 11, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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Into the Deep

May 11, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

May 11, 2018
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs
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Commencement 2018

May 12, 2018
9:00 AM
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Into the Deep

May 12, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

May 13, 2018
3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 14, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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May Quest!

May 14, 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
You are invited to participate in the May Quest: a game of skill, knowledge, cunning, and resource. A blend of math, myth, science and sorcery
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 15, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
15

Beyond the Arctic Circle/Aurora Storm Double Feature

May 15, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
We combine the two short shows "Beyond the Arctic Circle" and "Aurora Storm" into one presentation.
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Semester-End Textbook Buyback - Portland Campus

May 16, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM Bookstore, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Sell back your old textbooks with the USM Bookstore! A photo ID is required when selling back books.
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Beyond the Arctic Circle/Aurora Storm Double Feature

May 16, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
We combine the two short shows "Beyond the Arctic Circle" and "Aurora Storm" into one presentation.
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Artist Talk: Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. & Screening of "Proceed and Be Bold"

May 16, 2018
6:30 PM
SPACE Gallery • 538 Congress St., Portland
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(Men's Outdoor Track & Field) MIT Last Chance Meet

May 17, 2018
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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(Women's Outdoor Track & Field) MIT Last Chance Meet

May 17, 2018
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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Into the Deep

May 17, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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(Baseball) Amherst vs. Southern Me.

May 17, 2018
5:55 PM to 8:55 PM
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Southern Maine Children's Water Festival

May 18, 2018
9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
USM Portland
A full day of classes, exhibits, entertainment, and activities about water; arguably Maine’s most precious natural resource! This is our 22nd year, and this year more than 700 5th and 6th graders will be attending!
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Into the Deep

May 18, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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(Baseball) Salisbury vs. Southern Me.

May 18, 2018
7:45 PM to 10:45 PM
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IBEX FULL DOME SHOW

May 18, 2018
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
An Omni-dome show about the Interstellar Boundary Explorer
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Shadows & Light Exhibit

May 19, 2018 to August 26, 2018
7:45 AM
7th Floor Glickman Library
Looking at opposing values in a new light...or shadow May 19th - August 26th
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Into the Deep

May 19, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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(Baseball) Southern Me. vs. Swarthmore

May 19, 2018
6:05 PM to 9:05 PM
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

May 20, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs
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(Baseball) Southern Me. vs. Cortland

May 20, 2018
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
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(Baseball) Southern Me. vs. Swarthmore

May 20, 2018 to May 21, 2018
9:20 PM to 12:20 AM
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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 21, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A show about the science and history of telescopes!
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

May 22, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs
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Natural Selection

May 23, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Into the Deep

May 24, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Into the Deep

May 25, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Hubble Vision 2

May 25, 2018
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Explore a universe of wonders with the Hubble Space Telescope
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Hubble Vision 2

May 26, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Explore a universe of wonders with the Hubble Space Telescope
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Hubble Vision 2

May 27, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
Explore a universe of wonders with the Hubble Space Telescope
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The Cowboy Astronomer

May 28, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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The Cowboy Astronomer

May 29, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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The Cowboy Astronomer

May 30, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
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Dinosaurs at Dusk!

May 31, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
A time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs

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