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Fat Tuesday Poster
WMPG, Southern Maine’s communty radio station at USM, is hosting its 17th annual Fat Tuesday Cajun Cooking Challenge featuring local restaurants from 12 noon-3 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, in USM’s Woodbury Campus Center, Portland.
The University of Southern Maine School of Nursing has received a $320,000 bequest from the estate of USM Professor Emerita of Nursing Martha Skoner, who taught at USM from 1987-1999.
USM’s applied energy program, which gives students hands-on experience in measuring and testing energy efficiency, has acquired its dream home.
detail, Gideon Bok, "Night Triptych"
Tuesday, January 24-Friday, February 17 University of Southern Maine Art Gallery, Gorham Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays; 1-5 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays Opening reception: 4-6 p.m., Thursday, January 26 Art Talks by participating faculty: 4:15-5:15 p.m. in the Art Gallery
WMPG Open House Flyer
Don't miss WMPG's Power Up! Open House on Saturday, January 21. All are invited to this free event.
USM President Selma Botman
Read President Botman's January Portland Press Herald editorial.
detail of woodblock by Milo Moyer-Battick
If you missed seeing USM's annual Juried Student Exhibition last fall, you can catch it in the Area Gallery located in the Woodbury Campus Center on the Portland campus. The exhibition is open now through February 19.
"Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea"
USM's Portland Bookstore will celebrate the debut novel of alumna Morgan Callan Rogers '88, '04 with a book release party on January 26.
Marting Luther King, Jr.
University of Southern Maine’s Professor of English Eve Raimon and Professor of Educational Leadership Lynn Miller will both speak at the NAACP Portland Branch’s 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration titled “The People’s State of the State: What Does Equity Look Like in Maine?”
Professor Charles Colgan
“Breakfast with Charlie,” otherwise known as USM Muskie School Professor Charles Colgan’s economic forecast for 2012, is scheduled for 7 a.m., this Tuesday, January 10, in USM’s Hannaford Lecture Hall, Bedford Street, Portland.


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