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New research released by the Center for Education Policy, Applied Research and Evaluation reveals that while more than eight of 10 Maine students graduate from high school in four years, only one in three graduates are ready for work or college.
USM Junior Cathy Wise
Cape Elizabeth native recently awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities Undergraduate Fellowship, available to bachelor level students in environmentally related fields of study.
The University of Southern Maine is hosting two workshops to give those interested in pursuing a college degree the opportunity to find out if they can earn college credit for knowledge and skills gained outside the classroom.
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Muskie School of Public Service Maine Statistical Analysis Center recently released the 2011 Maine Crime Victimization Survey Report which includes data on identify theft, stalking and property crime.
“Dwelling Place” in progress at Ashera Cinnamon’s studio.
Between Wednesday, October 12 and Saturday, October 22, the USM community and the public are invited to see and experience “Dwelling Place,” a piece of temporary public art that will reside in front of Luther Bonney Hall, Portland.
Beginning this fall, USM Health and Counseling Services will be implementing a new suicide prevention program called USM CARES.
Crystal Cawley and Allison Cooke Brown will discuss their handmade books during an illustrated lecture taking place on October 18 in the Glickman Family Library.
President Selma Botman
USM launched Maine's first STEM honors program this year.
WMPG bumper sticker
Begathon for WMPG, begins September 30 and runs through October 6. Support southern Maine's community radio station!
Senator George Mitchell
Senator George Mitchell will keynote the second annual Wright Express Leadership and Creativity Event Series with a presentation on "Understanding the Middle East and Its Significance on the World Stage.”


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