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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.
Ron Helderman

USM students raise the bar with medical research

Interns’ work on biomed advancements at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute prepares them for medical school and more.
Metro press conference

Student Senate endorses USM-METRO agreement

The USM Student Senate has signed a resolution in support of METRO's expansion of bus services into Gorham and Westbrook, expected to begin this fall.
USM update filming Feb. 2017

Replay: "The USM Update," Feb. 5, 2018

In the February 2018 episode of the University's popular television show, USM President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from the USM School of Nursing, the recently-developed Food Studies Minor and the renowned Department of Engineering to discuss the many workforce initiatives taking place across the University.

Weekly Event Highlights

Here are just a few highlights from the USM Calendar of Events for this week.
career and student success center rendering

USM unveils Master Plan website

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings announced the creation of a Master Plan website, outlining the initiative aimed at helping USM align space needs, facility needs and campus needs.
Student studying in Glickman Library

USM announces Fall 2017 Dean's List

The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2017 Fall Semester Dean's List.

USM Corporate Partners tackles disruption and opportunity in higher education

The University of Southern Maine's Corporate Partners kicked off the new year with an event titled “University of the Future: Transforming Higher Education.” The Jan. 25th event was part of the USM Corporate Partners 2018 spring series, Imagine, Create, Disrupt: Innovation in Education and the Workplace. The five-part series will explore opportunities for creative problem solving in the changing landscape of business and higher education.