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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!
Join us for the Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, November 11, Portland campus.
Congratulations to our newly-inducted KAO students!
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John Gale
John Gale, Research Associate in the Maine Rural Health Research Center at the USM Muskie School has been appointed to the National Quality Forum's (NQF) Rural Health Expert Panel for the Quality and Cost Efficiency Measurement Efforts Directed at Small-Practice and Low-Volume Providers project.
In late September we conducted the survey of over 400 professional staff members with approximately 150 respondents. Staff were asked to rank 13 items in order of importance to them.
Picture of Tammy Volock and Justin Hayden. Photo courtesy of Clark Insurance
Two University of Southern Maine School of Business graduates continue to find success in their professional endeavors right here in the Greater Portland area. Tammy Volock has been named controller at locally based Clark Insurance, while Justin Hayden now holds the title of financial analyst at the agency.
Visit the USM Bookstore through Dec. 24th to take advantage of our in-store holiday sales!
Semester End Textbook Buyback - right now until Dec. 19th, 2014
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Enjoy the remarks from former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and PBS NewsHour political commentator Mark Shields at University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public Service's centennial celebration of renowned Maine Senator and U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie.
SBS/ECE/LAE 399 Science in Early Childhood Education New course fulfills the 081 early childhood science requirement
Photo of Andy Coburn, Associate Dean, Muskie School of Public Service
The state of Maine fell from 16 to 20 in the latest release of America's Health Rankings, matching its lowest point since the rankings began in 1990. Andrew Coburn, Associate Dean of the Muskie School of Public Service and public health professor, discussed the slip with the Portland Press Herald.
Photo of Andy Coburn, Associate Dean, Muskie School of Public Service
The state of Maine fell from 16 to 20 in the latest release of America's Health Rankings, matching its lowest point since the rankings began in 1990. Andrew Coburn, Associate Dean of the Muskie School of Public Service and public health professor, discussed the slip with the Portland Press Herald.
SNAP server down December 22, 8 am - noon
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USM Events

December 18, 2014
(All day)
December 18, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
42 Payson Smith Hall, Portland Campus: 44 Payson Smith Hall Nov. 20 & Dec. 18
December 18, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Amphitheater (P)
December 19, 2014
(All day)
December 19, 2014
6:00 PM
Hannaford Hall
December 19, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 19, 2014
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 20, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 20, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 21, 2014
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM