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Weekly Event Highlights
Here are just a few highlights from the USM Calendar of Events for this week. Please follow the links below for complete event details.
USM School of Music Announces 2018 Competition Winners
Congratulations to the 2018 winners of the USM Concerto/Aria Competition and the 41st Annual Honors Recital honorees!
USM's inaugural Timothy B. Hussey Leadership Institute highlighted in Seacoast Online
Seacoast Online recently highlighted the upcoming USM's first annual Timothy B. Hussey Leadership Institute on March 26. It will teach future Maine leaders how to conduct business in a way that is good for the community.
USM Athletics' communication director to be inducted into hall of fame
B.L. Elfring, USM Atheltics’ longtime communication director, will be honored in June as a new member of the College Sports Information Directors of America Hall of Fame.
USM's Lewiston-Auburn College cuts ribbon on new Occupational Therapy clinic
The University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College celebrated on March 9 the opening of a new community clinic, offering free occupational therapy care to a variety of patients.
USM Engineering students seeking real-life efficiencies at the Portland Public Library
A service-learning initiative is giving engineering students real-world experience as consultants to several area non-profit organizations. They include Maine Health, Southern Maine Health Care and Goodwill of Northern New England and the Portland Public Library, where students are working to find lower cost lighting meant to reduce electricity costs.
Musician with ties to USM joins national "Hamilton" tour
Sam Bagala, who took classes at USM starting at age 13, has joined the first touring company of the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical as its music associate.
Weekly Event Highlights
Weekly Event Highlights, March 8 - 15
Mickey Collins '91 talks concussions with Diane Atwood
Michael "Micky" Collins, Ph.D. — a leading, international voice in the treatment of people with concussions and a 1991 University of Southern Maine graduate — served as a guest recently on journalist Diane Atwood’s “Catching Health” podcast.
USM's Luci Benedict to talk 'Chemistry of Brewing' at local beer event
Luci Benedict, associate professor of Chemistry at the University of Southern Maine, will present a talk on the Chemistry of Brewing on Wednesday, March 7, at Portland's Novare Res Bier Café.