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Lacks family speak at Hannaford Hall

Henrietta Lacks' descendants discuss bioethics, race and compassion at USM

Two descendants of Henrietta Lacks, whose immortal cells have since became one of the most important tools in medicine, speak to large crowd at USM, covered by the Portland Press Herald.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (book cover)

USM to host “Descendants of Henrietta Lacks” bioethics lecture Oct. 13

USM will host a lecture featuring the descendants of Henrietta Lacks as they explore ethics, race, and the commercialization of human tissue on Oct. 13.
Su Supples, left, with other guests of Maine Calling

Nursing faculty Su Sepples discusses the state of the nursing profession on Maine Public Radio's Maine Calling

The severe nursing shortage in Maine is discussed on Maine Public's "Maine Calling" talk show, featuring USM School of Nursing's Associate Professor Su Sepples, Ph.D., RN

USM’s Patsy Thompson Leavitt honored by Maine Education Association and WCSH-TV as ‘Inspiring Educator’

USM's Patsy Thompson Leavitt, an assistant professor of nursing, was honored by the Maine Education Association and Portland's WCSH-TV as an 'Inspiring Educator.'
Photo of student Darius Iranpour, Tourism and Hospitality chair Dr. Tracy Michaud Stutzman and Meg Clews, faculty in the School of Nursing on the set of "The USM Update"

Replay: 'The USM Update' 3/6/2017

On the March episode of "The USM Update," learn about a trip to Cuba (a first of its kind within the UMaine System), celebrate 50 years of women's athletics at USM and hear from a group of engineering students who provided hot water to a Guatemalan orphanage.
Schooner Harvey Gamage

USM Nursing and Tourism students' trip to Cuba featured in the Portland Press Herald

On December 27, the Portland Press Herald reported on USM's winter session trip to Cuba. Students and faculty from both the Nursing and Tourism and Hospitality programs took part in the first-of-its-kind trip in hopes of learning more about the recently opened nation’s tourism and healthcare industries.

USM to award doctorates to Maine’s first Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates

A first-in-Maine doctoral program aimed at training nurses to be policy makers and procedural experts will graduate its first class Friday, Dec. 18 at the University of Southern Maine.

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