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July 2017

Dawn of the Space Age

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Experience the exciting beginnings of space travel, from the launch of Sputnik 1 to the Apollo landings on the Moon, and from the assembly of the International Space Station to the first private space flights. Trace the initial competition of political systems for supremacy in space, and the peaceful collaboration between nations today. Join in the vivid, historically accurate reconstruction of humans first steps into the cosmos. Learn about the men and women who braved the risks of space travel.…

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August 2017

Solar Eclipse of the Sun

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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While here in Maine we will be unable to see a total solar eclipse, we will be able to see about 60% of the sun’s disk covered by the moon. These events are very rare to see without travel, so make sure to mark it on your calendar. The eclipse begins at approximately 1:35 p.m., and ends at approximately 3:55 p.m. A free eclipse viewing event will be hosted at the Astronomy Center from 1–5 p.m. where special solar telescopes, sun spotters, and…

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Classes begin

August 28

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September 2017

No classes Labor Day

September 4

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Artists’ Reception: Susan Broce and Antonio Small

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Exhibition runs July 21—Sept. 22, 2017 at Lord Hall Gallery of Art.  

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Family and Friends Weekend

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Join the Division of Student Life in welcoming back family members and friends of current UMaine black bears. Visit umaine.edu/studentlife/familyandfriends for all event details.

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October 2017

Fall break begins

October 9

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Classes resume

October 11

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Artists’ Reception: Maine Stone

October 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Exhibition runs Oct. 6–Nov. 17, 2017 at Lord Hall Gallery of Art.  

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2017 Graduate and Professional Programs Open House

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stodder Hall, Room 42
Orono, 04469 United States
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The University of Maine Graduate School will host a Graduate and Professional Programs Open House from 4–6 p.m., Wednesday, October 18th, in Stodder Hall. Those interested in pursuing a graduate education at UMaine are encouraged to attend. The school offers doctorate degrees in 30 areas of study, and a master’s degree can be earned in more than 75 areas, ranging from the arts, sciences, and engineering, to professional degrees in the fields of business, education, nursing, communication sciences and disorders,…

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