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Beyond Maine -- global adventures in learning
Study abroad is not simply an extracurricular activity -- in today’s global marketplace, it’s a necessity. USM students can do a semester abroad, or take a shorter faculty-led trip in countries spanning the globe from Iceland to China, and scholarships are available to help with costs.
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.
Weekly Event Highlights
Here are just a few of the many events happening on USM's Portland, Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn campuses December 13 - 27, 2018.
USM's Southworth Planetarium featured in the Sun Journal
The Sun Journal featured USM's Southworth Planetarium and suggested the venue as a great option to consider for New Year's Eve.
Portland Press Herald highlights two of USM's Mitchell Scholars
USM students Halima Aden and Washima Fairoz were highlighted by the Portland Press Herald as representatives of the 80 current Mitchell Institute Scholars who took part in the Institute’s annual fundraiser gala.
Compassionate intervention needed for veterans, USM's Bernacchio and Reagan wrote in Portland Press Herald
Caring and compassionate individuals can lessen the tragic trend of veteran suicide, Associate Professor Charles Bernacchio and USM student Tiffany Reagan wrote in the Portland Press Herald.
USM School of Music student David Myers Jr. featured for Midcoast performances
USM student David Myers Jr. is interviewed in the Knox Village Soup discussing his many holiday performances as well as how his move to Maine and making music a more central part of his life.
Dean Joanne Williams connecting students with real world professions
“Last year, we did more than 1,000 internships and field placements in our college,” said Joanne Williams, dean of USM's College of Management and Human Services. “Connecting our students to real world experiences is one of our strengths. There are a lot of really good things happening.”
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, December 6 - 13, 2018.
Watch: A musical farewell to 2018
As the end of the Fall 2018 semester nears, University of Southern Maine (USM) President Glenn Cummings sits down with several members of our renowned School of Music to discuss their semesters' work and to wish viewers a safe and happy holiday season.