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May 2016

From the Studio: Student Art Exhibition

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 6, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by the University of Maine Department of Art.

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Spanish Table

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 5, 2016
Department of Modern Languages and Classics,
Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

Conversation in Spanish. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Thursdays when classes are in session.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
MLK Plaza,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by Judaic Studies Program.  

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Mathematics Colloquium: Elizabeth Gillaspy

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm
ESRB-Barrows Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Elizabeth Gillaspy, University of Colorado – Boulder Mathematics. Part of the Mathematics Colloquium series. For a full schedule, visit umaine.edu/mathematics/colloquium/fall-2015-summer-2016-abstracts/. Snacks at 3:15 p.m.

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Go Mobile: New Media Night 2016

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
IMRC, Stewart Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5785 United States
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This year's annual New Media Night celebrates a society that is increasingly in motion and showcases new technologies to help it stay connected on the go. The proliferation of smartphones and tablets have replaced desktops as the world's default computing platform, while GPS, fitness trackers, and drones are pushing athletes, tourists, and moviemakers to explore new horizons. On May 5th, this exhibition at the new Innovative Media Research and Commercialization center (IMRC) features inventive new applications created by New Media…

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Iranian Cultural Expo

May 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hill Auditorium,
Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Iranian Cultural Expo features the history of Persian poetry, music and medicine. Share some Persian sweets and hot tea and participate in the follow-up discussions with three panelists from EMMC and UMaine. Click here for more information. RSVP at tinyurl.com/iranians.

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Spring Dance Showcase

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 7, 2016
Hauck Auditorium,
Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States

For a full schedule of events, visit umaine.edu/spa/events Ticket Information Music event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability accommodation requests: 207.581.1781 Tickets: $9–$25 Free with student MaineCard

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From the Studio: Student Art Exhibition

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 7 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 6, 2016
Lord Hall Gallery,
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by the University of Maine Department of Art.

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Mathematics Colloquium: K-theory and Twisted Groupoid C*-algebras

May 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm
Hill Auditorium,
Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Gillaspy, University of Colorado – Boulder Mathematics. Abstract: The goal of this talk will be to explain some of what we know about the K-theory of twisted groupoid C*-algebras, and why we should care. In the first part of the talk, I will define the objects in the title and explain how the K-theory of groupoid C*-algebras can tell us about other mathematical objects, from dynamical systems to string theory. My hope is that this will be…

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Hitchhiker's Guide the Universe is an incredible visual tour of the size and scale of our cosmos. Join planetarium manager Shawn Laatsch as he hosts this evening presentation and “flies” participants out into space on a unique and engaging tour through the Universe. Audience members  will travel to our local planets and their moon systems, zip through the rings of Saturn and explore the asteroids. We will visit other star systems, explore nebulae and go far beyond to star…

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Spring Dance Showcase

May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 7, 2016
Hauck Auditorium,
Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States

For a full schedule of events, visit umaine.edu/spa/events Ticket Information Music event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability accommodation requests: 207.581.1781 Tickets: $9–$25 Free with student MaineCard

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Spring Dance Showcase

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 7, 2016
Hauck Auditorium,
Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States

For a full schedule of events, visit umaine.edu/spa/events Ticket Information Music event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability accommodation requests: 207.581.1781 Tickets: $9–$25 Free with student MaineCard

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One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon.  Along the way they learn how…

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Black Bear Men’s Chorus

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

For a full schedule of events, visit umaine.edu/spa/events Ticket Information Music event tickets: 207.581.1755 Theatre/Dance online ticket order: umaine.edu/spa/tickets Disability accommodation requests: 207.581.1781 Tickets: $9–$25 Free with student MaineCard

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Transit of Mercury

May 9 @ 7:00 am - 2:45 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Emera Astronomy Center will be holding a free viewing of the Transit of Mercury on Monday, May 9.  The astronomy center staff will be setting up solar telescopes here onsite and will be aided by the Penobscot Valley Star Gazers club.  Viewing will take place from 7 a.m.–2:45 p.m. directly behind the center.  The Transit of Mercury is a relatively rare event with the next opportunities to see it being in 2019 and 2035 respectively. For more information on…

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Hitchhiker's Guide the Universe is an incredible visual tour of the size and scale of our cosmos. Join planetarium manager Shawn Laatsch as he hosts this evening presentation and “flies” participants out into space on a unique and engaging tour through the Universe. Audience members will travel to our local planets and their moon systems, zip through the rings of Saturn and explore the asteroids. We will visit other star systems, explore nebulae and go far beyond to star…

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One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon.  Along the way they learn how…

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Hitchhiker's Guide the Universe is an incredible visual tour of the size and scale of our cosmos. Join planetarium manager Shawn Laatsch as he hosts this evening presentation and “flies” participants out into space on a unique and engaging tour through the Universe. Audience members will travel to our local planets and their moon systems, zip through the rings of Saturn and explore the asteroids. We will visit other star systems, explore nebulae and go far beyond to star…

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One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon.  Along the way they learn how…

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Hitchhiker's Guide the Universe is an incredible visual tour of the size and scale of our cosmos. Join planetarium manager Shawn Laatsch as he hosts this evening presentation and “flies” participants out into space on a unique and engaging tour through the Universe. Audience members will travel to our local planets and their moon systems, zip through the rings of Saturn and explore the asteroids. We will visit other star systems, explore nebulae and go far beyond to star…

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