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Ellen DeGeneres with Ekhlas Ahmed
When Ellen DeGeneres began a segment of her TV show by reading an audience member's letter -- describing her immigration from Sudan to Maine as a 12-year-old girl -- USM's Ekhlas Ahmed bent over and buried her face in her hands. "I was going to scream so loudly, but I couldn't," Ahmed said. Moments later, DeGeneres ushered her onto the stage, interviewed her and presented her with a check for $22,000, enough to erase her student loans.
A parking ban will start at 8 pm Friday, 2/17/17 for several locations on the USM-Gorham campus, in order to allow for snow removal. Cars left in prohibited lots may be towed at the owner's expense.
Photo of eight students and two professional engineering mentors from the USM chapter of Engineers Without Borders. The group spent a week in Villa Nueva, Guatemala, where they installed five solar water heaters for the Hogar Rafael Ayau orphanage.
Eight students and two professional engineering mentors from the USM chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent a week in Villa Nueva, Guatemala, where they installed five solar water heaters for the Hogar Rafael Ayau orphanage.
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A second parking ban will start at 8 pm Wednesday, 2/22/17 until 8 am on Thursday, 2/23/17 for several locations on the USM-Gorham campus in order to allow for snow removal. Cars left in prohibited lots may be towed at the owner's expense.
Mary Anne Peabody and Tara Grey Coste discuss the multiplier effect seen when utilizing the expressive arts as leadership pedagogy during group study abroad experiences. Article is accompanied by a video interview with the two authors.
UMaine, USM professors embrace ecotourism experience in Cuba
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USM Events

February 21, 2017

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
UNUM Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library
6:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Maine Historical Society
(All day)
8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center (The ROCC)
February 22, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 22, 2017
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 22, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 22, 2017
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium

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