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Timothy B. Hussey, courtesy of his family

Inaugural Hussey Leadership Institute set for March 26

The University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce the first annual Timothy B. Hussey Leadership Institute on March 26, which will bring together more than 100 current and future millennial leaders to explore how to do well in business while doing good for communities.

Department of Theatre and School of Music exploring identity with the touching musical “A Man of No Importance”

The University of Southern Maine’s 2017-2018 arts season continues with “A Man of No Importance” by the musical team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a book by acclaimed playwright and author Terence McNally.
Dan Jenkins

USM's Dan Jenkins to be honored for work to nurture leadership

On March 6, Jenkins will be presented with the Dr. Susan Komives Research Award by the NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Weekly Event Highlights

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