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Weekly Event Highlights

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Here are just a few highlights from the USM Calendar of Events for this week. Please follow the links below for complete event details. Also, check out the new Spring 2018 season listings for the School of Music and the Art Gallery.

February 1

Today until 2 p.m., Student Activities and Involvement is holding a resource fair at the Woodbury Campus Center on the Portland Campus Center. It’s a chance for one-stop shopping about all on-campus resources. Departments from financial aid to student activities will be there to inform you about efforts to help you succeed.

A new interactive show at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham — “Recollections: Stolen Dreams, Plundered Memories” — will host an opening reception tonight from 6 - 8 p.m. The show was curated by USM alumnus Danny Evarts and features more individual objects than any previous exhibition at the gallery.

February 2

The men’s ice hockey team will host the Norwich University Cadets at 7 p.m. at the USM Ice Arena on the Gorham Campus.

Shhh. A headphone disco dance will begin at 9 p.m. inside the Brooks Student Center on the Gorham campus. Headphones and choices of music will be provided for the chem-free, student  event.

February 3

The similarities between contemporary print making and map making hundreds of years ago will be at the heart of a presentation by Damir Porobic, USM Studio Art Lecturer and master printer. The event is planned for 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education on the Portland Campus.

February 4

Show your Patriots or Eagles pride while munching on free snacks at a Super Bowl Party, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Brooks Student Center on the Gorham Campus. Share the excitement of the year’s biggest sporting event

February 5

Rebecca Goodale will present a lecture and exhibition reception titled “New Sagas in Iceland Book Arts.” The Portland Campus event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m. in the University Events Room on the 7th floor of the Glickman Family Library.

February 6

Lewiston-Auburn College will hold a lunchtime informational meeting about internships. People are encouraged to bring their questions and lunches to LAC’s Room 107 for the session, scheduled for 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

February 7

The USM Foundation is encouraging USM’s women alumni to attend a “Galentine’s Day” event scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. at DiMillo’s on the Water, located at 25 Long Wharf in Portland. Attendees are encouraged to register.

The Recovery Oriented Campus Center in Portland is putting together a working group called “Diving for Diversity” to explore how diversity and inclusion relate to recovery. The session is planned for 6 to 7 p.m. at the ROCC Common Room on the top floor of the Sullivan Gym on the Portland Campus.

USM will celebrate Gorham night with a Turn-Back-the-Clock event, featuring admission fees, concession prices and uniforms from the Gorham State Teachers’ College Hilltoppers’ era in games versus Plymouth State. The women’s game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and the men will follow at approximately 7:45 p.m###

The Weekly Highlights page is just a brief overview of USM events in the coming week. For a full listing of USM events across all three campuses with complete event details, please visit the USM Events Calendar.