For these graduates, Commencement is a family affair
Jennifer Mull-Brooks, a long-time student of USM and assistant principal of Westbrook High School, will earn her second master's degree in May, and she'll graduate with her daughter, her son and his fiancée.
USM students helping Olympian connect Maine veterans with the community
The 2012 graduate of USM’s Occupational Therapy program created VAST — Veterans Adaptive Sports & Training — during the same year. Using grant money from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, she partnered with Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine to offer veterans a free place to get together and the equipment and training to try lots of sports, from cross-country skiing and snowshoeing to archery, target shooting, basketball, tennis and disc golf.
USM announces Fall 2018 Dean's List
The University of Southern Maine (USM) is pleased to announce that more than 1,200 undergraduate students from across the globe have been named to the Fall Semester 2018 Dean's List.
The Year in News: Our Top Stories of 2018
We're recapping our top stories of 2018 in a big, multimedia way.
USM and Lewiston embrace diverse group of aspiring teachers
The Educator Diversity Initiative at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College hopes to inspire immigrants to become teachers.
USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College opens doors and builds community, Interim Dean Brian Toy says
To Brian Toy — the interim dean of the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College — just walking onto the Lewiston Campus and meeting the staff is all it takes. “I have never seen a more friendly or open environment for a student,” said Toy, who began his tenure as interim dean on July 1. “If I can get people through the front door here, I know I have the individuals here who can help those students and get them over any hurdles.”
Algae Academy held at USM-LAC
University of Southern Maine professor of Natural and Applied Sciences Ike Levine is hosting the Algae Academy at USM-LAC this week.
Is your water safe to drink? One USM nursing student wants to help you find out
Brent Kraushaar, a USM School of Nursing student has launched an awareness campaign focused on the chemical properties of arsenic and its ability to contaminate Maine’s drinking water wells.
USM announces Spring 2018 Dean's List
Nearly 1,200 undergraduate students from across the globe have been named to the Spring 2018 semester Dean's List.
Stacey Henson-Drake, 2018 Featured Graduate
“I feel as though USM has done an amazing job at offering opportunities to students that will help pave the way to a successful career after graduation,” said Stacey Henson-Drake, a 2018 featured graduate.