Office of Public Affairs
Posted December 13, 2012
USM's Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation releases new report on more efficient high schools in Maine that was funded in part by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.
Posted December 11, 2012
The Preble Street Resource Center names its new teen shelter after the late USM Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work Joseph Kreisler—a professor who not only talked the talk but walked the walk.
Posted November 27, 2012
Curtis Bohlen, director of the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership will speak at the USM at 11 a.m., Friday, December 14 in the University Events Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland.
Posted November 20, 2012
USM Professor of Chemistry Lucille Benedict will discuss “Street Dust's Dirty Little Secrets,” explaining what pollutants her research has uncovered in the street dust we breath, how these pollutants get there, and what impact it has on our local environment.
Posted November 19, 2012
Earlier this month, the first annual USM School of Social Work Community Celebration was held to honor members of the social work community.
Posted November 13, 2012
USM Public Affairs Intern Samantha Howaniec attended Bob Woodward's WEX Leadership and Creativity Event presentation. Read what she wrote about this sell-out scholarship fundraiser.
Posted November 9, 2012
A panel discussion about the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission will take place on USM's Portland campus on November 15. Come and learn more about the historical reasons for the creation of the Commission and how it plans to help Maine's native communities.
Posted November 7, 2012
Learn more about service learning, volunteer opportunities and internships at USM during Civic Matters on November 16.
Posted November 6, 2012
Support the USM Enactus student group on 11/9 at the Scarborough Sam's Club where they will be collecting food in support of Maine's Good Shepherd Food Bank!
Posted November 5, 2012
USM's enrollment is stabilizing, but President Kalikow warns "We are not out of the woods...".