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Baltimore Orioles player Ryan Flaherty at USM youth clinic

Major League Baseball player helps USM youth clinic

Baltimore Orioles player Ryan Flaherty came to USM to help his father Ed Flaherty coach a youth clinic.

USM working to educate students and community on immigration

Efforts include a specialized course, "Global Migration and the Refugee Experience," participation in February's prestigious Camden Conference on international discourse, a mock asylum hearing led by faculty from the University of Maine School of Law, collaborations between USM students, area high schoolers and local immigrants and a public citizenship ceremony to be hosted on the Portland Campus on March 3.
Chris Oberholtzer, director of jazz studies at USM

USM professor gives Falmouth jazz students a special opportunity

Professor Chris Oberholtzer directs both the Portland Jazz Orchestra and jazz studies at the University of Southern Maine.
Daniel Del Gallo wrestling

USM wrestler aims for national title

USM Senior Daniel Del Gallo is currently undefeated (32-0) this wrestling season and hopes to reach the collegiate wrestling national championship.

University of Southern Maine included in University Credit Union’s Scholarship Program

One student from each University of Maine System school will receive a scholarship from University Credit Union.
USM Students studying in the library

University of Southern Maine announces Fall 2016 Dean's List

The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2016 Fall Semester Dean's List!
Our parks, our future panel discussion

USM Corporate Partners' "Our Parks, Our Future" event sparks vibrant discussion

On Tuesday, January 31, USM Corporate Partners kicked off its 2017 event series with a full room for “Our Parks, Our Future: An Evening with David Evans Shaw, Shawn Gorman and Lucas St. Clair” at Hannaford Hall in the Abromson Center.
Photo by Daryn Slover, Sun Journal

USM and Acadia Academy partnership featured in Lewiston Sun Journal

The Lewiston newspaper ran a prominent photo of student Leah Jutras of Turner, one of 36 occupational therapy students who are working with children from Kindergarten through the second grade.

Statement in response to the executive order

We embrace all of our students, no matter what religion they practice, how diverse their perspectives, where they come from, or how long they have lived here.

University of Maine System trustees encourage USM to move forward on Portland Campus planning

Modernizations to the University of Southern Maine’s Portland Campus — including a new dormitory, a quad and a bigger, brighter student center — are headed to detailed planning. On Jan. 30, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees formally encouraged USM to complete a master plan for the layout of its metropolitan campus with a new central heart.