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USM Professor Libby Bischof presenting a poster

USM hosts first-ever North Atlantic-Arctic Collaborative Showcase

The University of Southern Maine hosted the first-ever North Atlantic-Arctic Collaborative Showcase on Friday, April 6.
Marshunda Smith conducting at the NSPO

USM alumna achieves a first in conducting the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra

Marshunda Smith conducted for the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra on February 25.
Brooke Dodson-Lavelle

USM Center for Compassion to hold first public talk April 13

The Center for Compassion at the University of Southern Maine welcomes Brooke Dodson-Lavelle, co-founder and president of the Courage of Care Coalition, as she gives a public talk highlighting the “Courage of Compassion” this Friday, April 13, 2018.
Master Class

Weekly Events Highlights

USM event highlights — week of April 12 - 19, 2018. Here are just a few of the many events happening this week, visit the USM Calendar of Events for the full listing.
Photo by Sun Journal photographer Daryn Slover at community clinic

Sun Journal features student-run Community Clinic at Lewiston campus

A new feature story in the Sun Journal examines the just-opened community clinic at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College. Reporter Kathryn Skelton talked with the mom of a child at the clinic, some of the Master’s in Occupational Therapy students who run the facility and Mary Anderson, the clinic's coordinator and a lecturer in the MOT program.
USM alumnus Hector Ortiz

USM Engineering alumni: From connecting circuits to building the Navy's newest ships

Before Hector Ortiz and Ron Peterson joined Bath Iron Works — helping to design and build the Navy’s state-of-the-art ships — the University of Southern Maine wrought and tempered them into engineers. The rigor of USM’s fully-accredited Department of Engineering prepared the 2014 graduates to perform important roles for the 130-year-old shipbuilder, they said.
Husky Day of Service

Weekly Event Highlights

USM event highlights — week of April 5 - 12, 2018. Here are just a few of the many events happening this week, visit the USM Calendar of Events for the full listing.
President Glenn Cummings with WCSH-TV's Rob Caldwell on "207"

USM President Cummings talks resurgence and workforce development on WCSH-TV's "207"

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings talked about USM’s resurgence on the WCSH-TV news program “207.” Topics included the school’s financial turnaround from a $4 million deficit to an $8 million reserve, rising admission and retention rates and new initiatives aimed at further workforce development.
John Ricci and Ray Stevens

World-renowned scientist and USM alumnus recognizes professor & mentor

With his USM mentor at his side, scientist Ray Stevens '86 announced plans to renovate the lecture hall inside the Portland Campus science building. It will be renamed, “The John S. Ricci Lecture Hall.”
USM update filming April 2018

Replay: 'The USM Update,' April 2, 2018

In this episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings continues in talking about the University's many workforce initiatives, this time in the fields of biology, aquaculture and engineering.

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