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Amy Lischko, Tufts University School of Medicine
USM's Muskie School, Consumers for Affordable Health Care, and the University of Maine School of Law are hosting a public forum on the Affordable Care Act on February 29. Attend to learn more about what this legislation means for Mainers.
The Friday, March 16, event, “How Good People Make Tough Choices,” is cancelled due to the death of Dr. Rushworth Kidder.
With the increased usage of wood stoves and furnaces in Maine households, no one has the time to question if there are any health dangers or risks to consider.
Book cover, Gateway to Vacationland: The Making of Portland, Maine
USM Muskie School Visiting Research Professor John Bauman has written the first comprehensive history of Portland since the 1800s.
USM Junior Molly Carl
Molly Carl, a junior majoring in geography-anthropology, recently earned her spot on another elite XC squad.
USM celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" with free events on April 16 & 19.
Sappi Fine Paper North America's Micki Meggison has been named USM's first Scientist/Engineer-in-Residence.
USM President Selma Botman
In her February Portland Press Herald column, President Botman discusses how American higher education encourages innovation by students.
Kieran Shields
University of Maine Law Alumnus Kieran Shields ‘96 will be giving a talk about his new book, “The Truth of All Things” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, in the USM Portland Bookstore.
Book cover, Randy Riley's Really Big Hit, by Chris Van Dusen
Chris Van Dusen and Matt Tavares will present their new children’s books about baseball at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 18, in the USM Portland Bookstore.


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