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Feb. 14, 2019 — USM Department of Theatre and School of Music collaborate to present "Unlock’d" by Maine native, Sam Carner
The USM Department of Theatre and School of Music present a collaborative production of "Unlock'd," a delightful “modern-ish musical romance” about the roles we are born into and people we secretly wish to become. "Unlock’d" opens on Friday, March 1 and runs through Sunday, March 10.
Feb. 12, 2019 — USM names 1,200 to Fall 2018 Dean's List
The University of Southern Maine (USM) is pleased to announce that nearly 1,200 undergraduate students from across the globe have been named to the Fall semester 2018 Dean's List.
Feb. 7, 2019 — USM AREA Gallery presents first solo exhibit by Maine photographer Smith Galtney
The University of Southern Maine Art Galleries will host an opening reception for photographer Smith Galtney and his exhibition “My Principal Ghost” Thursday, February 21, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., including an artist talk at 6:00 p.m., at the USM AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, on the Portland Campus. The exhibition will be on view through March 29.
Feb. 5, 2019 — USM and the Portland String Quartet Society celebrate Valentine's Day with “Baroque Pearls and Romantic Gems"
On Sunday, February 17, 2:00 p.m., the University of Southern Maine School of Music and the Portland String Quartet Society co-present their popular Valentine’s Day concert. This year’s concert, titled "Baroque Pearls and Romantic Gems," takes place at Woodfords Congregational Church (202 Woodford Street) in Portland. Featuring violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul, this performance marks the seventh time the duo has celebrated the holiday of romance with a concert in the Portland area.
Sept. 19, 2018 — USM students to join country’s top student-veterans in Washington D.C.
A pair of University of Southern Maine students will join a select group of the country’s top student leaders — all of whom are veterans — for an immersive three-day program in Washington D.C.
Oct. 25, 2018 — New Fall 2018 enrollment numbers show surging growth at USM
The University of Southern Maine’s just-compiled enrollment numbers show a growing number of new students, a rise in credit hours and a wave of in-state students.
Nov. 11, 2019 — Maine North Atlantic Institute at USM hopes to position Maine at center of the trade region’s growing economy
The University of Southern Maine unveiled plans Nov. 1 for the newly formed Maine North Atlantic Institute to forge greater business, educational and social connections between Maine and countries throughout the North Atlantic.
Nov. 2, 2018 — USM to host Medal of Honor recipient during Veterans Week events
The University of Southern Maine will celebrate Veterans Week with a variety of events, including an address by Ryan Pitts, a veteran of Afghanistan who was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Jan. 23, 2019 — USM scholar athletes win national honors for community work
University of Southern Maine’s student-athletes will receive national honors for their ongoing efforts in the community, including working with athletes from the Maine Special Olympics.
Jan. 31, 2019 — USM extends award-winning record with another Environmental Protection Agency honor
For the eighth time in five years, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has honored the University of Southern Maine's efforts to reduce and reuse waste at its campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.