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President Botman speaks to the media at a press conference on December 6, 2011
At a December 6 press conference, USM President Botman announced that in response to increasing college costs, USM will be awarding an additional $1 million in new scholarships to high school students who demonstrate academic achievement and promise.
USM President Selma Botman
President Botman's December 5 Portland Press Herald column explains the value of liberal arts degrees in today's workplace.
USM's 2010 Presidential Scholars
Recently, USM Public Affairs Intern Amanda Pleau interviewed USM's first four recipients of USM's Creating Maine’s Future Presidential Scholarship. Now sophomores, these students have all achieved Dean's List while freshmen and continue to thrive at USM.
Up to 20 middle and high school teams will compete to determine who created the most competitive robot at the Second Annual Southern Maine VEX Tournament held from Saturday, December 3 on the Gorham Campus.
Molly Carl All-American
Molly Carl, just the sixth USM female runner to qualify for the NCAA national championship, has been named an All-American.
The Princeton Review 2012 Edition Best 294 Business Schools
The University of Southern Maine’s School of Business is ‘an outstanding business school,’ according to The Princeton Review.
The “Improving College and Career Readiness in Writing” conference, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, December 2, in USM's Hannaford Lecture Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, Portland.
USM will sponsor a lecture by Taner Akçam titled “Turkish National Security and the Denial of Armenian Genocide” at 7 p.m. on November 18.
From 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 18, students will showcase their service learning and civic engagement experiences in USM's third annual "Civic Matters" conference.
USM President Selma Botman
President Botman's November 10, 2011 Portland Press Herald column celebrates the achievements of USM alumni in Maine.

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