Alumni Giving Challenge: 30 days. 1,400 alumni. 3 easy ways to give. Are you in?
With your help, we can give more students life-changing opportunities at USM. Whether you give $5 or $500, you’re bringing us closer to our goal of 1,400 alumni gifts by June 30. Help us show our students how much we care by meeting — and exceeding — last year’s total.
Class of 2019: A class of diversity. A class of trailblazers.
Maine Governor Janet Mills, our keynote speaker, congratulated more than 1400 graduates this month at our 139th commencement ceremony. For student speaker Yanina Nickless, the class of 2019 — a class of new Mainers, full-time working professionals, single parents, and veterans — represents “true diversity.”
Breaking new ground: Deaf Mainer is first in state to earn PhD
Regan Thibodeau ’19, a native of Falmouth, Maine, and American Sign Language (ASL) faculty member, earned her PhD in Public Policy with a concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy this Spring. She joins a group of roughly 700 Deaf people worldwide who hold PhDs.
Maine industry partnerships: New collaboration brings $1.5 million in research equipment
Maine-based Composite Engineering Research Laboratory merged with our Michael E. Dubyak Center for Digital Science & Innovation. Now, our students will get hands-on experience with cutting edge polymer technology — used throughout the state’s industries – leading to enhanced internship and career opportunities.
We are students of every age and background; students who excel in the classroom, on the playing field, and on the stage; students new to our nation and students who served our nation. No matter who you are or where you’re from, you will feel welcome and supported here.
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 1,300 named to Spring 2019 Dean's List
The University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce that more than 1,300 undergraduate students from across the globe have been named to the 2019 Spring Semester Dean’s List, a marker of academic excellence and high achievement.
University of Southern Maine students, faculty and staff volunteered at 25 sites in the Portland, Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn areas recently for 10th Annual Husky Day of Service — picking up trash, painting, packing medical supplies and more.
Alumna's employer nets $400,000 investment on 'Shark Tank'
Analies Ross-Dyjak, who graduated from USM's Department of Environmental Science and Policy in 2017, is part of Hydroviv, a growing company that builds and sells individually-optimized drinking water filters. In April, the start-up secured a $400,000 investment on ABC's popular television show "Shark Tank."
USM researchers write first-of-its-kind economic analysis of Maine’s growing wedding industry
The Maine Center for Business and Economic Research at USM has partnered with the newly created Maine Wedding Report to issue “Marry ME,” a first-of-its kind economic analysis of Maine’s growing wedding industry.
In the Season 3 finale of "The USM Update," USM Provost Jeannine Uzzi welcomes guests from across the university to discuss studies and a new degree in Leadership, an amazing Baseball season and, with some of our graduating students, their time spent at USM and plans for the future.