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October 2021

Halloween: Celestial Origins

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Vampires, witches, goblins, and other spooky creatures. What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes, or something more … Be it ghoulish or ghostly, Halloween is an astronomical holiday. Experience the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” From Celtic roots around the harvest and bonfires to modern celebrations, see why the night is celebrated as one of spirits from beyond and sweet treats. See how Samhain and All Saints Day would eventually…

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Anon(ymous)

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Al Cyrus Pavilion Theatre, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The UMaine School of Performing Arts Division of Theatre and Dance presents Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka. Directed by assistant professor of theatre and English Rosalie Purvis, Anon(ymous) is a contemporary re-imagining of Homer’s Odyssey presented as an international, multimedia production. Separated from his mother, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States in search of his family, encountering a wide variety of people — some kind, some dangerous, and some cruel. At a time when our country is…

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The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021

Versant Power Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

"The Beatles: A Day in the Planetarium" features a dazzling display of lights paired with music from the legendary band. Join us for an hour-long magical tour through a selection of their greatest hits, including songs like A Hard Day's Night, Come Together, A Day in the Life, Yellow Submarine, and more. Journey across the universe without having to leave your seat, here at the Versant Power Astronomy Center. Tickets are $9 for general admission. Music programs may contain explicit…

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Enrollment for Spring 2022 begins (tentative)

October 25

Click here to view the full 2021–22 Academic Year Calendar.

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Fall Art Show: Responding to COVID and Grief through Art

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 30, 2021

A new art exhibit, exploring and processing COVID and grief through art opens Oct. 5 at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The show, on display through December, is free and open to the public from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday.

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2021 University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Virtual Colloquium: Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion  in the Delivery of Age-Friendly Health Care

October 25 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The sixteenth annual University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium, "Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Deliver of Age-Friendly Health Care, will be held Monday, Oct. 25, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Special Notice: To respect the safety and health of all of our participants, this year’s colloquium will be a virtual event. Deadline for receipt of registrations: Monday, Oct. 18. To register online with a credit card or electronic check, click here. Click here to view the program. About the…

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Fall Open House: College of Engineering and School of Engineering Technology

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Monday, Oct. 25 at Wells Conference Center Friday, Nov. 19 at Wells Conference Center Click the appropriate link above to register. Schedule This event includes opportunities to meet faculty representatives, tour academic facilities and learn about student life and services.  9–10 a.m. Check-in and Academic Displays  10–10:30 a.m. Opening Session 10:30–11:30 a.m. Academic Tours 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch Lunch at a Dining Facility Residence Hall Sample Room (open until 2 p.m.) Bookstore open until 4 p.m. 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.…

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Lord Hall Gallery Exhibit: Surrender

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 5, 2021

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents a solo exhibition of the work of artist Christina Thwaites titled "Surrender." The exhibition opens on Sept. 10 and runs through Nov. 5.  Lord Hall Gallery is open from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday through Friday and is wheelchair accessible.

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Celebrity Refugees and Foreign Policy: The Politics of Fame in International Protection

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Talk by Dr. Nicholas Micinski (with Caroline Lindey), Department of Political Science, UMaine. Part of CMJ's Fall 2021 Colloquium Series. Attend in person at Dunn Hall, Room 424, or via Zoom.

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NCURA Webinar: Cost Share – Tackling the Challenges (online)

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This webinar run by NCURA is open to UMaine participants only by registering to attend. Topics to be discussed include: Identifying alternative ways to promote resources to agencies, without committing to tracked cost share Relating the importance of communication and shared tracking responsibilities. Articulating how to proactively manage cost share to avoid close out issues, rework and loss of time and money. Register here 

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