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Congratulations to USM professors who received tenure and promotions in March from the University of Maine System Board of Trustees!
Tune into FM 90.9 or 104.1 at noon every Sunday to hear interviews with new Mainers.
Collaboration supports USM Recreation and Leisure Studies Program, which will report on an interim basis to School of Nursing Director Krista Meinersmann.
Osher Map Library presents historic charts and maritime objects in a new exhibition!
Theo Kalikow Commentary: ‘As if’ a really good basis for deciding in the face of limited information.
UNE's Cory Theberge speaks on March 20 as part of USM's Southworth Planetarium Science Lecture Series 2014.
Jamie Ruginski in the middle of a triple jump
Congratulations to Jamie Ruginski who is now the national NCAA Division III title holder in the men's triple jump!
President Kalikow proposed the elimination of four academic programs at Friday's Faculty Senate meeting. This move, with other reductions and layoffs is a response to a $14 million budget gap. Kalikow said, “…we are engaged in a difficult, dynamic process but one that, ultimately, will allow us to build a sustainable and stronger university better prepared to serve students and Maine people in a new era.”
A USM student Husky Day of Service volunteer
Nearly 200 USM students, faculty and staff will participate in Friday's Husky Day of Service by volunteering at local nonprofit organizations. Thank you volunteers!
Travis Wagner
Ecomaine has become the first American landfill mining operation to profitably recover post-burn metals. Learn more from Associate Professor Travis Wagner, the next speaker in USM's L.L. Bean/Lee Surace Colloquium Series.


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