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May 2018

Masterworks VI: Pines of Rome

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Lucas Richman, conductor Frank Almond, violin Gioachino Rossini Overture to The Barber of Seville Ferruccio Busoni Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, featuring Frank Almond, violin Giacomo Puccini Capriccio Sinfonico Ottorino Respighi Pines of Rome The Masterworks season will conclude in spectacular style with Italian masters: Rossini, Busoni, Puccini, and Respighi! The program starts with Rossini’s iconic Barber of Seville Overture and Busoni’s rarely performed Violin Concerto No. 1, featuring the incomparable Frank Almond as soloist. Then we return to the passionate music of Puccini with his Capriccio…

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Ceremony: Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with the Penobscot Nation

May 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hudson Museum, Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

On Thursday, May 10, the University of Maine and the Penobscot Nation will sign a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing their collaborations in the past decade to help manage the tribe’s cultural heritage. University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter and Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis are among the leaders expected to attend the ceremony that begins at 3:30 p.m. in the Hudson Museum. Click here for more information about this historic agreement.

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Graduate Commencement Ceremony

May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The Graduate Commencement Ceremony (Master's and Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) students) will be held Friday, May 11 at 3 p.m. at Alfond Arena. A reception will immediately follow. For more information, visit umaine.edu/graduate/grad-commencement or contact the Graduate School at umhooding@maine.edu or 207.581.3291.

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Commencement

May 12
Alfond Arena, Alfond Arena
Orono, ME 04469 United States

9:30 a.m. — Morning Ceremony 2:30 p.m. — Afternoon Ceremony For more information about Commencement, visit umaine.edu/commencement/. Click here to view the full 2017–2018 Academic Year calendar.

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Cabaret

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award®-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Cabaret comes to the CCA.  Please note: Cabaret is for mature audiences. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com.

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Innovation Engineering Information Session

May 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

Learn what Innovation Engineering can do for faculty and students at an Inform Session from 9:30 a.m.–noon, May 17 at the Foster Center for Student Innovation. Innovation Engineering is designed to help people think about and implement projects faster and more efficiently. Concepts covered include problem solving, idea creation, communication and validation of ideas. Learn how to use these skills in teaching, research, advising and everyday life. RSVP at 581.1454 or online.   Click here to view the event flyer.

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Baseball vs University of Hartford

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mahaney Diamond, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Baseball vs University of Hartford

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mahaney Diamond, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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June 2018

Julius Caesar – NT Live Broadcast

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital. Nicholas Hytner’s production will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that explodes in its wake. For more information,…

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Luisa Miller — The Met: Live in HD

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Learn before you go: Free informational sessions are held prior to each opera. Join the session to learn about the upcoming opera and meet up with other opera fans. May 29 — Dirigo Pines; 4–5:30 p.m. May 30 — Brewer Public Library; 4–5:30 p.m. May 31 — Orono Public Library; 5–6:30 p.m. For more information,…

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UMaine Extension Diagnostic and Research Laboratory Open House

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
UMaine Extension Diagnostic and Research Laboratory, 17 Godfrey Drive
Orono, 04473 United States

The Open House for the new UMaine Extension Diagnostic and Research Laboratory will be held Friday, June 22, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at 17 Godfrey Drive in Orono.    This event is open to the public, though it is not recommended for children under 12. This new facility will be the new home for the Tick Lab, the Insect ID Lab, the Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab, the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (which includes necropsy, bacteriology, histology, and salmonella divisions), and the new Aquatic Animal Health Lab, all under one…

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Free Film Screening: “Space Jam”

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Morse Field, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

The University of Maine Athletics Department is partnering with local businesses to host a free community movie night on Morse Field at Alfond Stadium at 8 p.m. June 22. Members of the public are welcome to bring blankets and refreshments and enjoy a showing of “Space Jam.” The event is the first in the Orono Old Town Economic Development Community Movie Nights Summer Series, with the next showing to take place at 7 p.m. Aug. 24. For questions, contact Karl…

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Summer Orientation: Session 1

June 25 @ 12:30 pm - June 26 @ 11:30 am
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

This orientation session is for students in The College of Education and Human Development, Maine Business School and Pre-Business starting in Fall 2018.

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Summer Orientation: Session 2

June 26 @ 12:30 pm - June 27 @ 11:30 am
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

This orientation session is for students in The College of Engineering and the School of Engineering Technology starting in Fall 2018.

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Summer Orientation: Session 3

June 27 @ 12:30 pm - June 28 @ 11:30 am
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

This orientation session is for students in The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture starting in Fall 2018.

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Summer Orientation: Session 4

June 28 @ 12:30 pm - June 29 @ 11:30 am
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

This orientation session is for students in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Explorations Program, and Pre-Engineering starting in Fall 2018.

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July 2018

Jeremy Camp

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Last fall, Jeremy Camp released “The Answer,” his 15th album in 15 years. He has been named Male Vocalist of the Year twice, Songwriter of the Year four times, and received a Grammy nomination. He has toured the world to perform his songs full of faith and hope, and brings them to the CCA for an evening of music and stories. Musician Natasha Owens will also perform. This event is presented in conjunction with The Lighthouse Events. For more information,…

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Polaris: Mystery of the Polar Night

July 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A traveling penguin from the South Pole and a funny polar bear from the North pole meet on arctic sea ice.  They become friends observing the night sky together and wondering why night is so long at the poles of the earth. This mystery leads them on a scientific adventure by building an improvised spaceship to travel around the earth to learn about seasons, visit Mars and Saturn to learn about ice in the solar system and how planets have…

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Darling Marine Center Open House

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 17, 2018

Darling Marine Center, Clarks Cove Road
Walpole, ME 04573 United States

Set at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine, The Darling Marine Center Open House offers an overview of the Marine Science Program, a tour of the facilities and an opportunity to meet faculty and current students. Come visit one of the University of Maine’s state of the art off-site facilities and one of the nation’s top-ranked Marine Science Programs. 1–1:30 p.m. Check-In and Welcome, Brooke Hall 1:30–2 p.m. Program Overview, Brooke Hall 2–3:30 p.m. Facility Tour, Depart from Brooke Hall 3:30–4 p.m. Wrap Up…

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Darling Marine Center Open House

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 17, 2018

Darling Marine Center, Clarks Cove Road
Walpole, ME 04573 United States

Set at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine, The Darling Marine Center Open House offers an overview of the Marine Science Program, a tour of the facilities and an opportunity to meet faculty and current students. Come visit one of the University of Maine’s state of the art off-site facilities and one of the nation’s top-ranked Marine Science Programs. 1–1:30 p.m. Check-In and Welcome, Brooke Hall 1:30–2 p.m. Program Overview, Brooke Hall 2–3:30 p.m. Facility Tour, Depart from Brooke Hall 3:30–4 p.m. Wrap Up…

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