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Mary Gentile PhD

Renowned business ethicist to speak on values-driven businesses at 2nd annual Hussey Leadership Institute

Award-winning scholar and author Dr. Mary Gentile will speak on the topic of her book, “Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What’s Right” at the University of Southern Maine on April 22 at 5:30 p.m. The keynote address, which is free and open to the public, caps off the day-long Hussey Leadership Institute where nearly 200 emerging leaders from companies and organizations throughout the region will gather at USM to explore what it means to succeed in a values-driven business.
Taping "The USM Update" April 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' April 2019

In the April episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine (USM) Provost Jeannine Diddle Uzzi steps in for President Glenn Cummings and welcomes guests to talk about scholarships, graduate programs that put students to work and the many opportunities for students to study languages at USM.
Joe Staples with mosquitos

Hands-on insights into insect chemical ecology with Professor Joe Staples

For the past decade, Joe Staples, an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Southern Maine (USM) has made training the next generation of environmental researchers his priority.
Corporate Partners event

Join USM Corporate Partners and guest speakers for a sustainability panel discussion

People, Planet, Profit. That’s the focus of the next University of Southern Maine Corporate Partners panel discussion on Wednesday, January 23, 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., at the Abromson Community Education Center on the Portland Campus.
Alaina Marie Harris courtesy Maine Women's Magazine

Finish your holiday shopping at these alumni-owned businesses

We've compiled a list of businesses owned and/or operated by USM alumni to help guide your local shopping this holiday season.
Whole Oceans rendering - courtesy John Gutwin of Pepperchrome/Ellsworth American

Fishing out of water: New aquaculture class explores burgeoning industry

USM has partnered with Maine-based Whole Oceans to offer a new online course in aquaponics and related aquaculture systems this spring semester.
Students at Fall Job Fair 2018

Hundreds come to first Fall Job Fair at USM

The Career & Employment Hub at the University of Southern Maine hosted its first-ever Fall Job Fair on Thursday, Nov. 8, drawing hundreds of students looking for work.
USM update filming November 2018

Replay: 'The USM Update,' November 2018

The new episode of "The USM Update" discusses our focus on workforce development ahead of a $49 million bond package, Question 4, going before Maine voters Nov. 6. If approved, Q4 will fund program and infrastructure improvements at USM and the entire university system. On this episode: making the liberal arts work for Maine; USM enrollment numbers on the rise; and amazing news for USM and the North Atlantic.
Students studying in ELE 172

Statewide support for Question 4

There has been statewide support for Question 4 on the Nov. 6 ballot, from business and health care leaders to residents and more. The bond, if approved, will invest $49 million in the University of Maine System to fund workforce development and infrastructure improvements.
Aquaponics student

Fueled by industry, USM offers online course in aquaponics

USM's Department of Environmental Science and Policy is running an online course covering aquaponics and recirculating aquaculture systems, available for Spring 2019. The class is inspired by the two land-based aquaculture facilities planned for midcoast Maine.

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