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Photo of student Darius Iranpour, Tourism and Hospitality chair Dr. Tracy Michaud Stutzman and Meg Clews, faculty in the School of Nursing on the set of "The USM Update"

Replay: 'The USM Update' 3/6/2017

On the March episode of "The USM Update," learn about a trip to Cuba (a first of its kind within the UMaine System), celebrate 50 years of women's athletics at USM and hear from a group of engineering students who provided hot water to a Guatemalan orphanage.
Herbs used for medicinal purposes

USM Voices: A look into USM's Holistic and Integrative Health minor

A Social Science student's perspective on the Holistic and Integrative Health minor at USM.
Photo of professor Michael Hillard

USM Grad Students aid report on hunger in Maine

The report, "Hunger Pains: Widespread food insecurity threatens Maine's Future," was released Feb. 10 by the Good Shepherd Food Bank and Portland's Preble Street agency and featured in stories by both the Portland Press Herald and Bangor Daily News. The report's authors used a 2,000-person survey and in-depth interviews conducted by Preble Street staff and the USM students to examine why food insecurity persists.
USM President Glenn Cummings on TideSmart Talk with Steve Woods.

President Cummings interviewed on TideSmart Talk

USM President Glenn Cummings spoke of his background in education and politics on TideSmart Talk with Steve Woods.
Our parks, our future panel discussion

USM Corporate Partners' "Our Parks, Our Future" event sparks vibrant discussion

On Tuesday, January 31, USM Corporate Partners kicked off its 2017 event series with a full room for “Our Parks, Our Future: An Evening with David Evans Shaw, Shawn Gorman and Lucas St. Clair” at Hannaford Hall in the Abromson Center.

Statement in response to the executive order

We embrace all of our students, no matter what religion they practice, how diverse their perspectives, where they come from, or how long they have lived here.

WMPG hosts 2017 national Homelessness Marathon Radio and Video Broadcast

WMPG, Southern Maine's Community Radio at the University of Southern Maine, is hosting the 19th Annual Homelessness Marathon Radio Broadcast on January 19, airing from 7-11 p.m., EST, with other stations nationwide.
USM Chamber Singers performing on the December episode of "The USM Update"

Replay: 'The USM Update' 12/5/2016

Take a walk down "Avenue Q," head to South Africa to learn about "The Montagu Project" and hear a performance from the USM Chamber Singers on the December episode of "The USM Update."