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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, October 18 - 25, 2018.

USM alum David Lovejoy earns Emmy Award for Alaskan photography

In September, the camera operator from Oakland, Maine won an “Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program” Emmy Award for his work on the show. And he is preparing to return to the Arctic as a director of photography, once again chronicling the lives of a few sturdy souls in the dangerous but beautiful setting.
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C-SPAN Bus to visit USM on 25th anniversary "50 Capitals Tour"

The C-SPAN state-of-the-art 45-foot customized motor coach will make a stop at the University of Southern Maine Portland campus Friday, October 19, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as part of C-SPAN's "50 Capitals Tour."
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Chris Matthews of TV's 'Hardball' talks about Kennedy biography at USM

Chris Matthews, the longtime host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” talked about new books, old jobs and today’s bitter partisan divide during an hour-long conversation arranged by USM’s Muskie School of Public Policy.
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USM Artist-in-Residence Daniel Minter moderates Malaga Island panel

On Thursday, October 18, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., join the University of Southern Maine Art Galleries for a Malaga Island Panel Discussion moderated by USM Artist-in-Residence Daniel Minter as part of his exhibition OTHERED: Displaced from Malaga.
Laura Kargul

USM Faculty Concert Series continues with Laura Kargul "Wild at Heart"

The University of Southern Maine School of Music continues the 2018 Faculty Concert Series on Friday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m. with a solo recital by Laura Kargul, “Wild at Heart” at Corthell Concert Hall on the Gorham Campus.

Maine Chamber & Educate Maine say University investment critical to meeting state workforce needs

Joined by two dozen engineering employers at the inaugural University of Southern Maine Engineering Hiring Fair on Thursday, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce as well as Educate Maine urged voters to approve Question 4.
Corporate Partners

USM Corporate Partners panel explores “Why Diversity is Good For Business”

Join the University of Southern Maine Corporate Partners on Tuesday, October 16, 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., for a panel exploring “Why Diversity is Good For Business,” at the Abromson Community Education Center, 2nd Floor, on the Portland Campus.
Jon White '13

Becoming a nurse: learning trust, teamwork and empathy

After 16 years in information technology, Jon White enrolled in the USM School of Nursing. He completed the school’s accelerated program — which takes only 15 months to educate, immerse and shape people prior with bachelor’s degrees into nurses — and went to work.
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USM Department of Theatre opens season with sparkling and satiric comedy “Tartuffe”

The University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre bursts onto the stage this October opening the 2018-2019 theatrical season with the comedy "Tartuffe" by Molière, translated by Richard Wilbur. The show opens Friday, October 19 and plays through Sunday, October 28. All performances take place on the USM Gorham Campus in the historic Russell Hall; the show is approximately 2 hours with one intermission.