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Maine Youth Transition Collaborate map of the USA
The Muskie School's Maine Youth Transition Collaborative is one of 21 founding partners – and one of only a few rural sites – to receive funding from the Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund (OYIF), designed to support collaboratives across the country that, according to the Aspen Institute, “harness the power of cross-sector collaboration to make substantive progress for opportunity youth.”
Monsters University Poster
Join us for our annual Roof Top Movie, this year featuring "Monsters University." Free and open to the public.
Join USM's Sampson Center for a very timely panel discussion about LGBT high school and college athletes.
United States Capitol Dome
USM's Muskie School and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute present "Politics Then and Now, In Maine and the Nation." Don't miss any of the presentations taking place 4-5:30 p.m., Thursdays, from September 19-November 7.
USM's Pioneer students holding Poland Spring water bottles
Nestlé Waters North America pledged $100,000 to support USM's Pioneers Program, the first college-level STEM honors community in Maine for high-achieving students.
La Boheme poster
Each summer, PORTopera employs many USM students, alumni and faculty in its performances. Last month's production of "La Boheme" was no different.
Fran Meyers accepts the Best in Maine award for the Senior College Network
Over the age of 50? Maine's Senior College Network may be just what you're interested in. This year Down East readers named it "Best in Maine for Senior Education!"
President Theo Kalikow
USM President Theo Kalikow is a monthly contributor to the Kennebec Journal. Read two of her most recent columns about internships for college students.
Denise Taaffe and Tony Payne were named chair and vice chair, respectively, of USM's Board of Visitors.
Bridge painting
Visit the friendly folks at USM's Prior Learning Assessment program to see what life experiences you can receive college credit for! Save time and money while getting a jump on your degree.


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