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9/24 - Woodbury Campus Center updates, including Commuter Week information

9/24 - read the latest updates regarding the Woodbury Campus Center closure. See where student affairs staff have relocated, find out more information about dining, Commuter Week events and more.

USM alumni win big at 2019 Emmy Awards

Two University of Southern Maine (USM) alumni added statues to their growing collections of Emmy Awards in September, marking the university's impact on the shifting television landscape.

9/23 - Woodbury Campus Center closure update and information

9/23 - UPDATE regarding Woodbury Campus Center closure. Woodbury had a water main break causing water damage resulting in the building being closed until further notice.
Theo Willis and Ike Levine

USM professors bring environmental insights to media reports

The health of Maine’s lakes and the rebirth of a Maine river led to recent media appearances by two University of Southern Maine professors.

USM community collaborates for greener university

The university recently earned accolades for its efforts to reduce food waste, earning its eighth award in five years from the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Fausto Sterling event flyer

Leading expert in biology and gender development, Dr. Anne Fausto-Sterling presents Women's History Month keynote on March 26

On March 26, acclaimed biologist and gender studies scholar Dr. Anne Fausto-Sterling (Professor Emerita, Brown University) will deliver USM’s Women and Gender Studies inaugural Diana E. Long Women and Science lecture, "Gender/Sex, Sexual Orientation and Identity are in the Body: How Did They Get There?" The topic examines how cultural difference becomes bodily difference and exposes the flawed premise of the nature versus nurture debate. WGS will also present their annual awards.

Gorham campus parking bans scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 to Sunday, Dec. 2

For more information, please view the Gorham campus map and Parking and Transportation.
Faculty Concert

USM School of Music presents "What the World Needs Now: A Burt Bacharach Songbook" with Mary Bastoni

Join the University of Southern Maine School of Music for the second concert of the Faculty Concert Series “What The World Needs Now: A Burt Bacharach Songbook” on Friday, September 28, 8:00 p.m, at the Corthell Concert Hall on the Gorham Campus.
USM Professor of Environmental Science Karen Wilson

USM Professor to test lake water quality

USM Professor Karen Wilson will participate in the testing of Highland Lake's water quality this summer.

USM alumna Emily Pelletier joins faculty at Rider University

Emily Pelletier, an alumna of the University of Southern Maine, has joined the faculty at Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey.