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Dog with heart on face

Students celebrate Valentine's Day, the USM Husky way

USM students, staff and community members shared photos of their pets through social media to celebrate Valentine's Day with #MyHuskyValentine.

The Economist highlights work of USM Professor in Nicaragua

USM Linguistics Professor Judy Shepard-Kegl's work with deaf children in Nicaragua was highlighted in the current edition of The Economist magazine. The feature story, titled "Signs and Wonders," described her discovery of a new language created by deaf children at a school in Managua.
Mary-Elizabeth Simms

Students Making a Difference: Mary-Elizabeth Simms ’17

Mary-Elizabeth Simms '17 discusses how courses for her two master's degrees, plus her experience helping to develop the University's new Food Studies program, are helping her prepare for a career in healthcare management.
Ekhlas Ahmed

Students Making a Difference: Ekhlas Ahmed ’15

Ekhlas Ahmed '15, discusses her work in activism as a refugee, and how USM has and continues to prepare her for a career working to better people's lives.

Weekly Event Highlights

Here are just a few highlights from the USM Calendar of Events for this week.
Student using HoloLens

Ci2 Lab: Hands-on learning with the latest digital tools

Entrepreneurial students partner to incorporate cutting-edge digital technology in the real world.
Ron Helderman

USM students raise the bar with medical research

Interns’ work on biomed advancements at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute prepares them for medical school and more.
Metro press conference

Student Senate endorses USM-METRO agreement

The USM Student Senate has signed a resolution in support of METRO's expansion of bus services into Gorham and Westbrook, expected to begin this fall.
USM update filming Feb. 2017

Replay: "The USM Update," Feb. 5, 2018

In the February 2018 episode of the University's popular television show, USM President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from the USM School of Nursing, the recently-developed Food Studies Minor and the renowned Department of Engineering to discuss the many workforce initiatives taking place across the University.

Weekly Event Highlights

Here are just a few highlights from the USM Calendar of Events for this week.