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Nathan Stevens, USM View
The exhibition includes sculpture, installation, digital works, painting, prints, and ceramic pieces by 10 USM art faculty and 10 alumni with whom the faculty have chosen to exhibit.
USM English Students in Glickman Library
USM students have developed an exhibition that explores the imprint of slavery on U.S. history and memory. The “Slavery and Public History” exhibition includes artifacts from the university’s Gerald E. Talbot Collection in the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s African American Collection of Maine and from the Shirley S. and Bernard Kazon Americana Collection.
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Join students and faculty on Monday, December 8 at noon for the "King Tides Trail,” opening reception and trail walk!
If you bring your phone to the dinner table you may miss something.
Christopher Quint
Christopher G. Quint assumed the position of Executive Director of Public Affairs this fall.
Elizabeth Arden's spa, Maine Chance
Don't miss Lisa Walker's lecture on Elizabeth Arden's spa, Maine Chance, which operated from 1934-1970.
The public is invited to attend these events celebrating the transgender and queer community of Portland.
Alumni will provide mentoring, networking and share their professional experiences with current students.
President David Flanagan
Saying, "We must transform our culture, and the way we do business. We must link our programs and services directly to the needs of our students … " President Flanagan announced new Student Services Division on November 13.
Women's Volleyball Team
Congratulations to USM's women's volleyball team for a great season!
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See what the visual and performing arts at USM have going on in the month of February!
Two Portland High School students working on Chem Lab at USM
A group of University of Southern Maine students and faculty sparked a partnership with Portland High School's environmental science class, working together to find out just what's killing all the fish in the Green River.
Seen is a view of the coast near the town of Howth, Ireland.
Stonecoast student Robin Clifford Wood describes her experience at Stonecoast Ireland in a story for the Bangor Daily News.
The Southern Maine Area on Aging is offering the Savvy Caregiver 12 hour training for family caregivers of people with dementia.
Chem II study groups will meet at the Writing Center on Mondays at noon and Wednesdays at 1. Come to any or all. Feel free to bring your lunch. Room 187B. Call 753-6513 for more info.
Despite what you may have been told, fat isn’t always the bad guy in the waistline wars.
Author Daniel A. Olivas interviews Stonecoast alumna Cindy Williams Gutiérrez about her debut collection "The Small Claim of Bones" (Bilingual Review Press).
USM Theatre Presents Durang’s Satirical One-Acts at Portland Stage Studio Theater
“Christopher Durang writes stingingly funny plays that often parody or satirize American artistic, cultural, and religious icons." - William Steele, director and Professor of Theatre
Pine Tree Admission Consortium update
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USM Events

February 1, 2015
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
208 Bates Street, Lewiston, Maine
February 1, 2015
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Theater at Monmouth
February 1, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 2, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 3, 2015
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Advocates for Children 124 Canal Street, Lewiston Maine
February 3, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
February 3, 2015
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
February 3, 2015
7:00 PM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus
February 3, 2015
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
February 3, 2015
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM