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USM earns Environmental Protection Agency awards for recycling and food recovery
For the seventh time in four years, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has honored the University of Southern Maine's efforts to reduce and reuse waste at its campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.
Upcoming events celebrate legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The University of Southern Maine will host a public dialogue on the essence of liberty and race in America, featuring four renowned writers and instructors with the Stonecoast MFA program.
Bachelor Degrees in Business, Public Administration, and More at Lewiston-Auburn College Through New UMA-USM Partnership
The University of Southern Maine (USM) and the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) have forged a new partnership to offer expanded degree programs at Lewiston Auburn College (LAC). Beginning immediately, UMA will offer bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Public Administration at USM's Lewiston campus. Students may register now with classes starting on January 22, 2018.
USM students make sick boy's 'last Christmas' wish reality
A terminally-ill 9-year-old boy is getting his last Christmas wish, thanks to two University of Southern Maine students.
Annual W. E. B. DuBois lecture addresses racism, segregation outside Southern U.S.
The annual lecture brings to light the origins and implications of racial segregation outside of the American South.
Replay: 'The USM Update' November 6, 2017
In the November 2017 episode of "The USM Update," USM President Glenn Cummings welcomes guests to talk about USM's School of Music, the University's 2nd annual Day of Giving campaign and USM's TRIO programs.
Democracy, civic action center of lecture at USM
USM has partnered with Campus Compact in signing a Civic Action Plan to begin implementing social change.
Award-winning author to speak about 'The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North' at USM's 2nd annual W. E. B. Du Bois lecture event Nov. 6
USM will host the 2nd Annual W. E. B. Du Bois lecture on Race and Democracy examining "The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North: Race and Participatory Democracy North of the Mason Dixon Line" with speaker Brian Purnell.
Internationally renowned expert in sports-related concussions to give talk on evidence-based advances in concussion management at USM
The University of Southern Maine’s Corporate Partners will welcome Dr. Michael “Micky” Collins ‘91 back to campus on November 30 for “Beyond the Fear: The Truth about Sports-related Concussions,” a presentation on how evidence-based advances in the clinical management of concussions are helping athletes of all ages.
November at the School of Music features tribute to Bernstein and JFK, orchestral, jazz, chamber music and seasonal favorites
The fall semester is in full swing at the University of Southern Maine School of Music. The month of November will feature a variety of concerts showcasing the School’s faculty-led student ensembles, faculty concerts and seasonal favorites.