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Students at Fall Job Fair 2018

Hundreds come to first Fall Job Fair at USM

The Career & Employment Hub at the University of Southern Maine hosted its first-ever Fall Job Fair on Thursday, Nov. 8, drawing hundreds of students looking for work.
"Dawnland" screening at USM

USM Convocation presents “Dawnland” film screening, live concert and discussion with filmmaker

The University of Southern Maine Convocation presents a screening of the film “Dawnland ” in collaboration with the Upstander Project, MPBN, and Maine-Wabanaki REACH on Friday, November 16, 5:30 p.m., at Hannaford Hall, on the Portland Campus.
Pitts speaking to crowd

Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts discusses leadership, courage at USM

SSgt. Ryan Pitts, who in 2014 received the Medal of Honor for his courage during the war in Afghanistan, speaks to a crowd of both veterans and civilians about leadership, courage and his time in the Armed Forces.
Macon Reed installation USM

Meet Visiting Artist Macon Reed at "Eulogy For The Dyke Bar" artist reception and storytelling

The USM Art Department and Galleries and USM Women and Gender Studies Program invite you to an evening of local storytelling Thursday, November 15, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m at the AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, on the Portland Campus. Visiting Artist Macon Reed will be on campus for a reception “at the bar,” her current installation “Eulogy For The Dyke Bar” in the AREA Gallery, for an artist talk followed by local storytelling.
WCSH TV image

WCSH TV highlights USM efforts to help student veterans

The University of Southern Maine’s work to help student veterans — and better learn their needs — was highlighted recently by reporter Don Carrigan at WCSH TV.

USM's LaSala and Ziffer answer space questions on 'Maine Calling'

USM physicists Julie Ziffer and Jerry LaSala marked the 60th anniversary of NASA recently on the Maine Public’s talk show “Maine Calling.”

C-SPAN bus greets visitors outside Woodbury Campus Center in Portland

The C-SPAN Bus — a portable classroom and TV studio — visited the Portland Campus during a recent sweep through northern New England as part of its “50 Capitals Tour.” While dozens of students, faculty and staff climbed aboard — checking out the multimedia experience — WGME TV created a meta moment as it filmed the visits to the bus.

Nursing students photographed giving flu shot in Sun Journal

Photographer Andree Kehn took the photo while the students were participating in a partnership with Central Maine Medical Center, which provides logistical support.
Fall Job Fair at USM

Weekly Event Highlights

Here are just a few of the many events happening on USM's Portland, Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn campuses for the week, November 8 - 15, 2018.

USM student Ashley Dougherty pens health literacy plea to Press Herald

Health literacy can be easier than it seems, USM student Ashley Dougherty wrote in a recent letter to the editor in the Portland Press Herald.