All USM campuses to close at 4 p.m. due to winter weather
The University of Southern Maine's campuses in Portland, Gorham, and Lewiston will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18 due to winter weather. For more information on winter delays and closures, read our policy for Weather Delays and Cancellations.
Erica King of USM's Muskie School writes column about juvenile corrections for BDN
Maine needs to help youth in the juvenile justice system thrive while being both safe and accountable, says Erica King, a policy associate at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service.
USM’s Matthew Edney lectures on history of ‘Witchcasset’
USM Geography Professor Matthew Edney spoke recently to the Lincoln County Historical Association on the history of a detailed, pre-Revolutionary War map of the Boothbay, Wiscasset and Westport area. In the map — created around 1771 or 1772 — the area where the town of Wiscasset sits was labeled “Witchcasset.” Edney's talk was covered by reporter Phil Di Vece of the Wiscasset Newspaper.
Students Making a Difference: Mary-Elizabeth Simms ’17
Mary-Elizabeth Simms '17 discusses how courses for her two master's degrees, plus her experience helping to develop the University's new Food Studies program, are helping her prepare for a career in healthcare management.