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Occupational Therapy Community Clinic holds Grand Reopening

Community members including preschoolers and the elderly are receiving care from students, who are not only learning the demanding profession as caregivers but also learning the practical side of running a clinic.

‘The Simpsons’ Goes Nuclear in Transition from TV to Stage

A nuclear disaster plays out on the Russell Hall stage and survivors try to laugh their way out of despair by quoting “The Simpsons.”
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Student-Veteran Helps Ensure Older Vets Are Not Forgotten

Stuart Harris, a USM junior studying Finance, organized a recognition ceremony for veterans at the assisted living facility Scarborough Terrace. Held on Veterans Day, the event recognized and honored the service of eight men and women, including a special Quilt of Valor honor for a 100-year-old woman who served as a nurse in World War II.

‘The Thanksgiving Play’ Delivers Laughs by the Gravy Boatload

Before you bust a gut on your turkey dinner, the Theatre Department wants you to bust a gut at its Thanksgiving-themed first show of the season.

Husky Fans Double Down on Devotion at Championship Twin Bill

The field hockey and women's soccer teams fed on the energy from Husky fans in back-to-back conference championship games.
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Author and Podcaster Heather Cox Richardson talks politics 'In this Moment'

A history professor at Boston College, Cox Richardson is also a prolific podcaster. She shares the “Now & Then” podcast with colleague Joanne Freeman and records the “Letters from an American” podcast.

Job Shadow Program Takes One-Day-at-a-Time Approach to Career Building

Participants in the Career and Employment Hub's Job Shadow Program got together to compare notes on their experiences and support each other in their professional goals.

Key accreditation gives boost to University work for Maine innovators

A University of Southern Maine organization that helps life sciences innovation in Maine and nationwide has earned a stamp of approval from prestigious international accreditors, the only such distinction for an academic institution in Northern New England.

Halloween Fun at TRIO Puts Smiles on Both Pumpkins and People

The answer was a resounding YES to the question, “Orange you glad to be carving pumpkins at TRIO?”

Trick or Treat with a Student-Athlete

Athletes dressed up as bumblebees, construction workers, superheroes, and more to entertain visiting kids at the Husky Community Halloween Party.