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Student Emma Cooper looks at a display.
USM Student Emma Cooper stood over a glass case and marveled at the sight inside. A human leg -- a real left leg with its muscle and tendons, bones and digits -- lay skinless and exposed.
USM Osher Map Library antique map of the world
The Osher Map Library celebrates its 20th year with an engaging exhibit highlighting masterpieces from OML collections, ranging from the first modern printed map in 1475 to superb examples of woodcut, copperplate, and lithographic map printing from the 15th through the 19th centuries. The exhibit is guest curated by some of Maine's very own luminaries, including renowned authors Susan Minot and Monica Wood as well as Senator Angus King, Senator Susan Collins and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, among others.
Photo of USM student Camden Ege
Studies completed aboard Navy ships, beneath the roofs of Army tents or inside Air Force hangars are earning new respect at the University of Southern Maine, where a growing number of programs are awarding academic credit to veterans for instruction they received while serving in the US military.
Photo of President Cummings
President Glenn Cummings and Provost Jeannine Uzzi mention there is still hard work to be done, but paint a picture of a calming horizon with a new leadership team in place in a recent interview with the Portland Press Herald.
Picture of Polina Kirillova of Avant Dance Center in Westbrook practicing ballroom dance with a USM student
The USM Big Band Ballroom Bash is a community dance, open to everyone, those who have been dancing for years, and those hoping to learn. It's not just for students, or faculty, or staff, members of the local communities or dancers or lovers of jazz.
Photo of Reza Jalali, coordinator of Multicultural Student Affairs at USM
Abraham Peck, professor of history, and Reza Jalali, coordinator of the USM Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, published an op-ed in the Nov. 7 edition of the Portland Press Herald on the 50-year anniversary of an historic religious proclamation that will be the topic of conversation at a Nov. 10 event at USM.
image of Portland's Merrill Auditorium
Nearly 250 young people from across southern and central Maine -- members of the USM Youth Instrumental Ensembles -- will perform Nov. 12 at Portland's Merrill Auditorium.
Image of India Street
Students from USM's Muskie School of Public Service helped shape a plan that may define one of Portland's neighborhoods for decades to come.
Photo of USM president Glenn Cummings and Christopher Poulos '12
The president of the University of Southern Maine and a USM alum are among the 10 most intriguing individuals in the state of Maine for 2015, according to one publication.
President Glenn Cummings announced today the appointment of George Campbell as USM’s Vice President for Advancement and President and CEO of the USM Foundation.

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