Adult and transfer students: If you're interested in applying for Spring 2019 undergraduate admission, visit us during an On-the-Spot Decision Day and your application could receive an instant decision.
David Lovejoy '10 won "Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program" for his work on the TV show Life Below Zero, which is set in wilderness Alaska. What does he credit for preparing him for the challenging job? His experience as a Maine outdoorsman and our Media Studies program.
As workforce demands increase, our School of Nursing is set to expand
Our School of Nursing produces more nursing degree graduates than any other school in Maine. But, due to a retiring workforce, the state will soon face a shortage of nurses. The University of Maine System is responding with a plan to double nursing enrollment across campuses. An essential part of the plan? An increase in our nursing faculty and an expanded Simulation Center.
Student-faculty collaboration in our Robotics and Intelligence Systems Laboratory
Electrical Engineering major Seth Percy is channeling his passion for medical robotics into a funded fellowship, awarded by our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Working alongside Carlos Lück, associate professor of electrical engineering, Percy is modifying and programming a desktop manipulator — also known as a Microbot.
Our Promise Scholars are leaders; they are driven, and they are focused. With the support of a partnership-based scholarship, these Mainers are overcoming financial, academic, social, and cultural barriers — and they are poised to make their own contributions to the state’s social and economic well-being.
Go beyond the campus tour — meet our faculty, learn about our academic programs, our deep community engagement, and why our university remains an affordable option. Why? Because there’s no better way to choose a university than by meeting the people who will help you earn your degree.
USM announces Maine North Atlantic Institute, plans further Arctic partnerships
USM has unveiled plans for a new Maine North Atlantic Institute to forge greater business, educational and social connections between Maine and countries throughout the North Atlantic, and to encourage workforce partnerships across the North Atlantic.
Winter weather info and policy for USM closing/delays
With winter upon us, please visit http://usm.maine.edu/usmalert/ to either sign up for the USM ALERT system or to ensure that your account is still active. And review USM’s snow closing policy (including links to METRO Husky Line information). Stay safe this winter!
USM receives $1 Million gift to launch Center for Digital Science and Innovation
The gift from Michael E. Dubyak, current Chair and former President and CEO of WEX, will address Maine’s critical workforce needs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) starting with a new STEM program next summer.
There’s no better way to choose a university than by experiencing it! Several academic departments have curated special events just for high school seniors and their families this fall. Select an area of study to immerse yourself in and you'll meet faculty, sit in on a class, tour our facilities, and get a feel for life on campus.
Side x Side, a Portland-based nonprofit organization that brings University of Southern Maine (USM) student artists and educators into local schools, will expand thanks to a U.S. Department of Education grant worth nearly $2.5 million.
The new episode of "The USM Update" discusses our focus on workforce development initiatives at USM and the University of Maine 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.
USM, UMaine System address state-wide nursing workforce crisis
The University of Maine system, and USM, are responding to a state-wide nursing workforce shortage with a plan to double nursing enrollment, expand nursing programs into high-need communities, and provide free nursing education for students with greatest financial need — funded in part by a $12 million investment as part of the University Workforce Bond.