FEATURED VIDEO: Championship double feature
FEATURED STORY: Paintings by Rwandan artist bring message of hope and healing to Lewiston campus
FEATURED STUDENT: Michael Brown’s enthusiasm for esports is contagious
CENTER STAGE: “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” pulls at the funny bone as much as the heart
HUSKY PRIDE: Athletics Department celebrates 100th anniversary by saluting program legends
THE WRITE STUFF: Stonecoast MFA’s Elizabeth Hand puts a new spin on a literary classic
ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS: New lecture series makes a moral case for climate stewardship
Huskies making headlines
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The University of Southern Maine community reacted with grief but also resilience to the mass shooting in Lewiston on October 25, 2023. Eighteen people were killed. Many of them had close USM ties. The loved ones they left behind have seen an outpouring of support from campus.
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Monthly newsletter: Spotlight
Every month, we share stories about our undergraduate and graduate students who are extending their learning experience well beyond the classroom walls, and faculty and alumni who make themselves available as supportive community connections.
Writer’s guide to campus
Every college campus has its own language of abbreviations and acronyms. Some of the terminology regarding degrees and titles is common throughout higher education. But certain examples are unique to USM. From LAC to QC2, this guide helps you make sense of it all by setting a standard format for official campus communications.
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