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Philippi Hall, Gorham campus
Building on a UMaine System Trustees move to keep undergraduate in-state tuition at current levels, USM plans to do the same for out-of-state and graduate students. Reduced residence hall rates are also planned.
U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe
U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe will be the speaker for the University of Southern Maine’s 132nd Commencement.
The Alfond Scholarship Foundation and the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) are holding an Alfond Baby Casting Call at USM: Saturday, April 7, 2012, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Woodbury Campus Center, Bedford Street, Portland.
Come join us at The Portland Wicked Weather Forum sponsored by the National Weather Service and USM, Saturday afternoon, April 7th, starting at 1 pm at the Hannaford Lecture Hall at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.
Colette Fellous, a French author, journalist and editor, will be presenting her talk “La Mémoire Aimantée” (“The Magnetic Memory”), Thursday, March 29 at 6 p.m. in the Gerald A. Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall on the Portland Campus.
On Wednesday, March 28 from 7:30 to 8 p.m., Maine Governor Paul LePage will appear as a guest on the WMPG show Safe Space.
The 12 BFA student candidates who wiill exhibit in Gorham, Maine
The USM Art Department Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit will be open to the public Friday, April 13-Friday, May 4 in the Art Gallery on USM’s Gorham campus.
On Monday, March 19, the University of Maine Board of Trustees approved the state's first comprehensive, four-year degree program in tourism and hospitality at the University of Southern Maine.
The LGBT Collection of USM’s Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine will present a panel discussion, “Maine’s T Revolution: How being transgender in Maine has changed, is changing, and still needs to change.”
Book Artist Georgiana Peacher
The Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts is presenting an exhibit, “Chronology of a Life: Artist’s Books, Poems, and Publications of Georgiana Peacher,” by Georgiana Peacher.


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