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USM was ranked the "Number 1 Safest in Maine" and also was rated among Maine's "Top 10" colleges by
Muskie Professor Charles Colgan
Listen to Charles Colgan's 2013 Maine economic forecast, presented at USM on January 8.
The "Miracle Worker" and the Transcendentalist
David Wagner's new book shows readers another side to the story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan.
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USM's Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation releases new report on more efficient high schools in Maine that was funded in part by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.
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The Preble Street Resource Center names its new teen shelter after the late USM Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work Joseph Kreisler—a professor who not only talked the talk but walked the walk.
Curtis Bohlen, director of the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership will speak at the USM at 11 a.m., Friday, December 14 in the University Events Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland.
USM Professor of Chemistry Lucille Benedict will discuss “Street Dust's Dirty Little Secrets,” explaining what pollutants her research has uncovered in the street dust we breath, how these pollutants get there, and what impact it has on our local environment.
Earlier this month, the first annual USM School of Social Work Community Celebration was held to honor members of the social work community.
Bob Woodward
USM Public Affairs Intern Samantha Howaniec attended Bob Woodward's WEX Leadership and Creativity Event presentation. Read what she wrote about this sell-out scholarship fundraiser.
A panel discussion about the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission will take place on USM's Portland campus on November 15. Come and learn more about the historical reasons for the creation of the Commission and how it plans to help Maine's native communities.


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