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USM Faculty and Alumni Invitational Highlights Teaching Relationships

The exhibition includes sculpture, installation, digital works, painting, prints, and ceramic pieces by 10 USM art faculty and 10 alumni with whom the faculty have chosen to exhibit.

USM Students Examine Connection Between Public Memory and African American History

USM students have developed an exhibition that explores the imprint of slavery on U.S. history and memory. The “Slavery and Public History” exhibition includes artifacts from the university’s Gerald E. Talbot Collection in the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s African American Collection of Maine and from the Shirley S. and Bernard Kazon Americana Collection.

USM Art Students Raising Awareness of Sea-Level Rise

Join students and faculty on Monday, December 8 at noon for the "King Tides Trail,” opening reception and trail walk!

Mere Presence of a Cell Phone Distracting Says USM Professor

If you bring your phone to the dinner table you may miss something.

Christopher G. Quint Named USM Executive Director of Public Affairs

Christopher G. Quint assumed the position of Executive Director of Public Affairs this fall.

Elizabeth Arden and the Invention of New England

Don't miss Lisa Walker's lecture on Elizabeth Arden's spa, Maine Chance, which operated from 1934-1970.

USM Celebrates Transgender Day of Resilience on 11/19

The public is invited to attend these events celebrating the transgender and queer community of Portland.

USM Alumni Return to Campus for 30-Minute Mentoring Program

Alumni will provide mentoring, networking and share their professional experiences with current students.

Student services offices consolidated into Student Services Division

Saying, "We must transform our culture, and the way we do business. We must link our programs and services directly to the needs of our students … " President Flanagan announced new Student Services Division on November 13.

Women's Volleyball Team Ends Season at ECAC Tournament

Congratulations to USM's women's volleyball team for a great season!