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USM receives a $1.6 million Department of Education "Strengthening Institutions Program" grant.
Peter Mills
Former Maine Legislator Peter Mills will be the next speaker in the Muskie School series “Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation.”
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Three USM seniors receive awards from the Patriot Education Scholarship Fund.
Charles Simic
Mainer's will have the opportunity to hear former U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic present USM's O'Brien Poetry Reading November 1 in the Glickman Family Library. Don't miss this free event!
Posters created for a Take Back the Night rally.
USM received its second $300,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant to foster a healthy campus climate for all. Funds will be used to address issues of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence.
Rear Admiral William E. Leigher
USM Alumnus and the top U.S. Navy expert on cyber security Rear Admiral William E. Leigher is the keynote speaker in this year's "State of IT in Maine Cyber Security Conference." Free for USM students!
U.S. Senator Angus King
U.S. Senator Angus King will be at USM on October 17 as part of the series, "Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation.” Admission is free.
Logo: Named a Best College in the Northeast, The Princeton Review, 2013
The University of Southern Maine is once again named "A Best College in the Northeast" by The Princeton Review.
On October 10, USM, Maine Mental Health Partners, and WCSH TV-6 will bring a public forum about suicide to the Portland campus. Don't miss this free event, hosted by Pat Callaghan of WCSH TV-6.
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Come to the University of Southern Maine Open House on October 20! Can't make it? Campus tours and information sessions are scheduled throughout October and November.


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