Office of Public Affairs

News

Commencement photo - 2015
On Saturday, May 14, approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate students will gather for USM's 136th Commencement ceremony, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland. Former Senator George Mitchell will deliver the keynote address.
Buoys at the USM Alumni Skwalk
Public artwork created by USM and area students to resemble the flags of their birth countries are now on display inside USM's Alumni Skywalk and in the Portland Jetport. The artwork has been crafted since February, under the direction of artist Natasha Mayers, who served as USM's artist in residence.
Graduating seniors from USM's Media Studies Program will be presenting a showcase of their projects local non-profit groups on Thursday, April 28. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Talbot Auditorium in the Portland Campus' Luther Bonney Hall.
Poppea and Nero from the opera "Coronation of Poppea"
The opera follows tradition at the time, and includes two countertenors (one of whom plays a woman) and a soprano (who plays a man), among the colorful characters portrayed.
Melissa Bell '16 - featured student Commencement Speaker
Melissa Bell, a graduating student in Economics and English will be the featured student speaker at USM's 2016 Commencement. Bell is a highly engaged student in activities ranging from competitive sports to educating schoolchildren to being a passionate advocate for economic justice and women’s leadership.
Muskie School climate change panel
On April 22nd — on the 46th anniversary of the first Earth Day — environmental leaders including Maine Sen. Angus King praised the clean air and water legacy left by the late Edmund Muskie.
Photo of Gary Palin lecturing EYE 199 in Fall 2015
In USM's innovative Entry Year Experience (EYE) program, students learn problem solving skills and are prepared to read, write and think critically at a college level, all while being empowered to engage in their community.
Photo of Thinking Matters 2015
The piece comes in advance of Thinking Matters 2016, USM's annual student research symposium. Nisetich, director of the Honors Program, took the opportunity to describe the benefits of engaged within the community and strong faculty mentorships.
portrait of Elizabeth Wilson
Elizabeth Wilson, a history and political science double major, was selected as the 2016-2017 Maine Policy Scholar from USM.
Investigative reporters need more than an ability to craft well-researched, well-written news stories, Pulitzer winner Ralph Blumenthal told USM communication and media studies students. They need nerve, too.

Pages

Subscribe to University of Southern Maine > Office of Public Affairs > News