USM News

USM student with a student from Longfellow Elementary School
Longfellow Elementary School fifth-grader Rachel Martin dipped her hand into a net and squealed, "I touched a bug!" A few moments later, she gazed at her wriggling catch, swimming among the dozens captured in Portland's Capisic Brook. The centimeter-long amphipods are a sign that the water quality is poor, explained Renee Dugal, a University of Southern Maine environmental science major.
Commencement photo - 2015
On Saturday, May 14, approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate students will gather for USM's 136th Commencement ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland. Former Senator George Mitchell will deliver the keynote address.
Buoys at the USM Alumni Skwalk
Public artwork created by USM and area students to resemble the flags of their birth countries are now on display inside USM's Alumni Skywalk and in the Portland Jetport. The artwork has been crafted since February, under the direction of artist Natasha Mayers, who served as USM's artist in residence.
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Strengthening an already outstanding Athletic Training Services and Staff, Saco Bay Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy will provide USM student-athletes top notch care.
Winners Samantha Davol, Sean Caddigan, and Katherine LaGassie
EHSS seniors are recognized for their academic and extracurricular achievements.
2016 Commencement Student Speaker Melissa Bell
Economics student Melissa Bell will be USM's Student Speaker at the 2016 Commencement Ceremony on May 14.
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USM Events

April 30, 2016

7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
USM LAC Atrium Art Gallery
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
USM Sullivan Recreation & Fitness Complex
May 1, 2016
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Baxter Memorial Library
May 1, 2016
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
USM Sullivan Gym, Falmouth Street, Portland ME
May 1, 2016
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
May 1, 2016
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, Gorham campus
May 1, 2016
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus

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