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USM’s Environmental Science and Policy department hosts 23rd annual Southern Maine Children’s Water Festival

The University of Southern Maine Environmental Science and Policy department hosts the 23rd annual Southern Maine Children’s Water Festival on Friday, May 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sullivan Gym, 66 Falmouth St., on the Portland Campus.

May 16, 2018 — Northeast Delta Dental contributes $15,000 more to USM-coordinated SmilePartners

University of Southern Maine and SmilePartners’ efforts to ease barriers for people with limited means to access high quality comprehensive dental health care have resulted in $15,000 in additional funding from Northeast Delta Dental.

May 16, 2018 — Trustees approve promotions and tenure for four USM faculty members

The University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved tenure this Spring for two University of Southern Maine faculty members, Susan Noyes, Ph.D. and Leroy Rowe, Ph.D.

May 12, 2018 — University of Southern Maine graduates 1400 students in heartfelt ceremony

The University of Southern Maine celebrated its 138th Commencement with more than 1,400 students earning degrees amid praise for their hard work and challenges to shape their futures.

Worldwide performer and scholar Malinda Hassett to lead USM Voice Department Fall 2018

Worldwide performer and scholar, soprano Malinda Haslett, will join University of Southern Maine’s School of Music as division leader of the Voice Department, beginning in Fall 2018. A former staff member at the Metropolitan Opera, Haslett is currently vocal division director of the Silicon Valley Chamber Music Festival.

University of Southern Maine to graduate 1400 students (and one mascot) this spring

The University of Southern Maine will celebrate its 138th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, with more than 920 students taking part in the ceremony. Close to 1400 students will be graduating this spring, including 1028 undergraduates, 369 graduate students and Champ the Mascot (otherwise known as Ian Allen, communications major).

USM Ci2 Lab students present innovative projects in virtual reality, augmented reality and more

On May 2 University of Southern Maine Corporate Partners presents a first-ever student showcase in the USM Ci2 Lab, an experiential work lab focused on research and learning.

Pianist Anastasia Antonacos closes the USM School of Music's season with a concert celebrating USM’s Convocation focused on race and participatory democracy

The University of Southern Maine School of Music closes out the season and the USM Convocation theme of "Race & Participatory Democracy" with pianist Anastasia Antonacos, the Portland Piano Trio, and USM music alumna Teresa Herold.

April 24, 2018 — USM Food Studies to host Maine’s first gubernatorial dialogue on hunger on April 30

The University of Southern Maine Food Studies program will host Maine’s first gubernatorial dialogue on hunger and food security issues on Monday, April 30.

April 18, 2018 — USM students present “Thinking Matters” research projects on Friday, April 20

More than 200 University of Southern Maine students will unveil a wide variety of research projects on Friday, April 20 during a day-long Portland Campus symposium titled “Thinking Matters.”

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