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Cyber Security Lab Logo
Celebrate the opening of USM's Cyber Security Lab on August 28!
Tuesday, August 26, join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebrate the first Cyber Security Test Lab in Maine!
President Flanagan's new leadership team will guide USM through a critical transition. The restructured team will save nearly $135,000 in administrative salaries
Photo of Art Department Entrance
USM’s Visual and Performing Arts programs announce the 2014-2015 season lineup events scheduled in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.
Max Calderwood and Ed Moore
Max Calderwood and Ed Moore are always ready to welcome you to the Gorham Library and Learning Commons.
Congratulations to Bruce Thompson, recipient of the 2014-2015 Provost's Research Fellowship Award!
Julia Clukey
Olympian luger Julia Clukey will be the guest speaker at USM's celebration of Upward Bound's 50th anniversary.
USM President David Flanagan
University of Maine System Chancellor James Page and Board of Trustees recruit renowned business and policy leader to guide USM through a critical transition.
Characters from the film Frozen
Free popcorn and snow cones will be served at the free shooing of the Disney hit, "Frozen!" Come one and all on Friday, July 25!
Over 6,000 Students Contacted as Student Leaders Go Extra Mile to Ensure an Inclusive and Fair Selection Process
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Campus Updates

Old School Telephone
Inside Higher Ed, an online publication, interviews History Professor Elizabeth Bischof regarding a new trend: professors contacting students who are not enrolled, to come back to campus and finish their degrees. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/08/22/faculty-one-public-university-are-asked-get-involved-student-retention
Holland America MS Veendam
In a new partnership with AAA, USM's Tourism and Hospitality students will be the recipients of funds raised from an event held Friday, August 22, on the Holland America cruise ship MS Veendam at the Ocean Gateway terminal in Portland. AAA has committed up to $5000 towards scholarships for a new cruise ship internship program.
Updated Policies and Procedures
New Graduate Program Admissions' "meet and greet" August 28, 2014
ORIO has updated the research misconduct policy and added two related standard operating procedures.
USM hedge
We look forward to welcoming students to campus! New residents move in on Sunday, August 31. Returning residents move in Monday, September 1. Classes begin Tuesday, September 2. Move in times are: 8:00am - Anderson, Andrews, Upton 9:00am - Robie, Woodward 10:00am - Hastings, Philippi, Upperclass More information about Welcome Weekend.
Holland America MS Veendam
In a new partnership with AAA, USM's Tourism and Hospitality students will be the recipients of funds raised from an event held Friday, August 22, on the Holland America cruise ship MS Veendam at the Ocean Gateway terminal in Portland. AAA has committed up to $5000 towards scholarships for a new cruise ship internship program.
SHRM
As the leading advocate for HR professionals worldwide and provider of HR research and education, SHRM launched an unparalleled study to define not only the knowledge but also the competencies required of today’s HR leaders. The result is a new SHRM certification (beginning in 2015) designed to meet these new HR demands.
Evelyn Greenlaw
The Maine Health Science Libraries and Information Consortium (HSLIC) has chosen Evelyn Greenlaw as the recipient of the 2014 Eleanor C. Cairns Distinguished HSLIC Librarian Award.
The new President’s Council is comprised of highly talented and competent professionals who are committed to the hard work of transforming USM to ensure its future for the people of Maine.
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USM Events

August 23, 2014
3:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 25, 2014
11:00 AM
Southworth Planetarium
August 25, 2014
1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 26, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 26, 2014
1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 27, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 27, 2014
1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 28, 2014
11:00 AM
Southworth Planetarium
August 28, 2014
1:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 29, 2014
12:00 AM to 8:00 PM