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Maine Governor Janet Mills to deliver USM commencement address on 5/11

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings has announced that Maine Governor Janet Mills will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony.

USM and UNE collaborating on new pathway for students to careers in Pharmacy

The University of Southern Maine and the University of New England have agreed to a partnership that simplifies and streamlines the degree path for USM Biology graduates to UNE's College of Pharmacy.
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Replay: 'The USM Update,' February 2019

The February 2019 episode of "The USM Update" again highlights the many achievements of our students and faculty in and out of the classroom. On this episode: how athletics and academics intersect, changes in the works at USM and how one master's program is shaping Maine and national literature.
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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.
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The Year in News: Our Top Stories of 2018

We're recapping our top stories of 2018 in a big, multimedia way.
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Passionate book collector and longtime library employee leaves $500,000 legacy to USM

The University of Southern Maine (USM) is pleased to announce a $500,000 legacy gift to its prestigious Special Collections at the Glickman Family Library from Albert A. Howard, a collector of rare books and former USM Libraries cataloger.
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Finish your holiday shopping at these alumni-owned businesses

We've compiled a list of businesses owned and/or operated by USM alumni to help guide your local shopping this holiday season.
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Maine North Atlantic Institute at USM hopes to position Maine at center of the trade region’s growing economy

The University of Southern Maine unveiled plans Nov. 1 for the newly formed Maine North Atlantic Institute to forge greater business, educational and social connections between Maine and countries throughout the North Atlantic. The institute will bring together dozens of on-going projects in which USM students and faculty are working with schools such as Reykjavik University in Iceland and the University of Tromso in Norway, and businesses such as Whole Oceans.
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Statewide support for Question 4

There has been statewide support for Question 4 on the Nov. 6 ballot, from business and health care leaders to residents and more. The bond, if approved, will invest $49 million in the University of Maine System to fund workforce development and infrastructure improvements.
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What you need to know about upcoming Bond Question 4

If approved by voters on Nov. 6, Question 4 will invest a historic $49 million into Maine's public universities, including USM, to fund workforce development initiatives in nursing, engineering, computer science and more.

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