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Casco Bay Estuary Project logo
The conference, organized by the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, will focus on the state of Casco Bay, the changing coastal economy, and how those changes are likely to influence business, education, conservation and policy.
Image of President Glenn Cummings aboard an Eimskip freighter
A delegation from the University of Southern Maine — including professors, expert staff and President Glenn Cummings — will be among 45 people from Maine traveling to Reykjavik, Iceland next week on a mission to build economic and educational bonds.
Dr. Paul Dexter, USM's Learning Support and USM Student Greg Johnson accepting the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter of Merit designation for the University of Southern Maine
Phi Kappa Phi, a century-old collegiate honor society, recently awarded a group of the University of Southern Maine's top scholars with its Chapter of Merit designation.
A photo of Mars
The trio chatted about the significance of the recent discovery and if, someday, humans will be able to colonize the Red Planet on the Oct. 7 edition of the program. Click for a full replay.
Portrait of Mary Anne Peabody
The WCSH-TV show "207" profiled the work of play therapy expert Mary Anne Peabody to include Legos into the college classroom.
Portrait of Professor Levine
The US Department of Energy has awarded a $1.5 million grant to a group led by Ira Levine, a professor of natural and applied sciences at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College.
Portland Mayoral Debate website front page
The University of Southern Maine will host a debate among the three candidates for Portland mayor on Oct. 7 at from 7-8:30 p.m. in Hannaford Hall on the USM Portland Campus,
portrait of OT Professor Roxie Black
Today — as the master's program on occupational therapy celebrates its 20th anniversary — it has grown to 40 students and is turning away more.
Muskie School's Pious Ali, courtesy of WCSH6 "207"
Muskie School's Pious Ali appeared on WCSH6's "207" news program to discuss his work with Portland Empowered and his nomination for the Lawrence W. O’Toole Award for $100,000 from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.
Students crafting a plea for sustainability measures
Students hopes to spark an environmental sustainability campaign that might steer planning for USM and the University of Maine System.


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