USM News

USM's Lorrayne Carroll introduced Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" for its Portland Ballet production at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center. Carroll, an associate professor of English at USM, spoke about the classic story before the performance. The dance was accompanied by a live orchestra, which was conducted by Professor Robert Lehman of the USM School of Music.
Sascha Deri tests out unique biofuel source for rocket launch
Sascha Deri an alum of USM Engineering plans to start an aerospace company in Maine.
Muskie School of Public Service members outline plans for Portland
Richard Barringer and Joseph McDonnell of USM's Muskie School of Public Service, and Ryan Wallace from USM's Maine Center for Business and Economic Research contributed to an Op Ed about Portland's population growth.
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USM's Criminology Program and SMCC complete articulation agreement.
On October 17, 2016, the Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) released a new research brief developed with the University of Southern Maine that found significant inequality in the ability of people in Maine to access quality health care. The authors, Barbara Leonard from MeHAF and Erika Ziller from the USM Muskie School, found that income, age and education are all closely associated with Maine people’s ability to receive appropriate and timely health care. Specifically, they found that among Maine adults 18 and older, those with family incomes less than $25,000 a year, young adults, racial and ethnic minorities, and people with less education are much more likely to: -Delay seeking health care even when sick; -Be unable to afford prescription medication; -Lack access to preventative check-ups and screenings or have a regular health care provider. In addition, their analysis also found that Maine people, of all income groups, have reported difficulties in paying medical costs. The brief is available for download on the Maine Health Access Foundation website.
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Artist's Books - Travel Course in La Napoule, France
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USM Events

October 24, 2016

7:45 AM to 8:00 PM
Glickman Library Arcade and Abromson Center
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Glickman Library Great Reading Room
7:45 AM to 6:00 PM
USM Glickman Library, 5th floor Exhibit Area
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus between Masterton and Luther Bonney
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
October 25, 2016
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus
October 25, 2016
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
200 Lisbon St, Lewiston ME 04240
October 25, 2016
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LAC Campus Room 185
October 25, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium

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