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Florence Auma Aliardo, 2018 Featured Graduate
Florence Auma Aliardo, a native of South Sudan, will graduate with her bachelor’s degree in social work.
USM Art Galleries closes season with 2018 Student Juried Exhibition and BFA Exhibition
The Student Juried Exhibition and BFA Exhibition close the USM Art Galleries Spring semester, congratulations to student awardees!
Weekly Event Highlights
USM event highlights — week of April 26 to May 3, 2018. Here are just a few of the many events happening this week, visit the USM Calendar of Events for the full listing.
USM Aging Initiative presents first annual Symposium on Aging
The University of Southern Maine Aging Initiative presents the first annual Symposium on Aging, Friday, April 27, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Abromson Center, 88 Bedford St, this event is free and open to the public.
2018 Special Commencement-related Events
Special Commencement-related events for 2018 USM graduating seniors.
Weekly Event Highlights
USM event highlights — week of April 19 - 26, 2018. Here are just a few of the many events happening this week, visit the USM Calendar of Events for the full listing.
'College is the smart choice' writes USM President Cummings in Portland Press Herald
Four bad reasons to rule out college and four good reasons to rule it in were the subject of an op/ed column published in the Portland Press Herald and written by University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings. The column was titled “College is smart choice, if you want it.”
USM volunteers donate 1,200 hours at 9th Husky Day of Service
Nearly 300 University of Southern Maine (USM) students, faculty and staff donated 1,200 hours of community service at the 9th annual Husky Day of Service on Friday, April 13.
USM's Hillard shares stories about 'Madawaska Rebellion' at UMFK
Michael Hillard, a University of Southern Maine Economics professor, returned to Northern Maine recently to share some of his research into a 1971 paper mill strike that became known as the “Madawaska Rebellion.” Hillard’s talk, held at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, was covered by the reporter Jessica Potila for the Fiddlehead Focus.
Sarah Butler Jessen of USM's Muskie School co-writes 'Selling School: The Marketing of Public Education'
Sarah Butler Jessen, a faculty member at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service, has co-authored a new book on marketing and branding in public education. It’s titled, “Selling School: The Marketing of Public Education.”