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Maine map with internships plotted

Tracking USM internships: Where #USMWorksForME

A new, interactive map is available that tracks the locations of USM student internships throughout Maine and the nation.
Mike Morin, the head coach of the University of Southern Maine wrestling team

USM's Morin honored as Northeast Regionals Tournament Coach of the Year

Mike Morin, the head coach of the University of Southern Maine wrestling team, has been selected as the Northeast Regionals Tournament Coach of the Year.
Stephen Edwards

USM presents Maine premiere of Stephen Edwards’ Choral Masterwork “Requiem For My Mother”

The University of Southern Maine School of Music presents the Maine premiere of Stephen Edwards’ "Requiem For My Mother," a choral masterwork and grand community partnership pulling together USM alumni and current students, 250 local singers, and the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, Nicolás Alberto Dosman, conducting.
Osher map lecture series

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.
Annual Honors Recital

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!
Timothy B. Hussey

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.
LAC's Occupational Therapy clinic opening celebration

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.
Portland Press Herald photo

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.