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USM Chamber Singers, music students, faculty selected to present and perform at 2017 Eastern Division Conference
The USM School of Music will be well-represented at this year’s Eastern Division Conference. The USM Chamber Singers, under the direction of Dr. Nicolás Dosman, have been selected to perform at the 55th National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Eastern Division Conference from April 5-8 in Atlantic City, NJ. School of Music faculty Dr. Michele Kaschub has also been selected to present eight workshops at the conference, three of which will prominently feature undergraduate students at USM.
USM hosts 2017 Job Fair
Over 100 employers and 650 students, alumni, and community members gathered in the Sullivan Gym for USM's annual Job Fair. Employers in a large variety of sizes and fields came March 2nd to make connections for internships, full and part-time work positions or just to network. These included cPort Credit Union, WEX, Hannaford, Hot 104.7, St. Mary's Health System and Time Warner Cable.
USM’s Muskie School releases ‘Unsealed Fate,’ first in-depth report on Maine’s Juvenile Records System
Researchers found that individuals with juvenile records face barriers in applying for jobs and professional licenses, enrolling in the military, accessing housing and securing other financial supports. In addition, their report finds that juvenile records often lead to harsher adult sentencing and that individuals with records experience marginalization and stigmatization.
Senior Dan Del Gallo caps outstanding career by winning first wrestling national championship in USM history
Making his third consecutive appearance at the NCAA National Championship, Dan Del Gallo established a new all-time win record for USM wrestling, earned the third All-American honor in program history and became the University of Southern Maine's first wrestling national champion.
USM School of Music and Department of Theatre's fully-staged opera, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," reviewed by the Portland Press Herald
On March 12, the USM Department of Theatre and School of Music wrapped their two-week run of Otto Nicolai’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” selling out all six shows on the Main Stage at Russell Hall in Gorham.
Libra Professorship collaboration with USM School of Music and departments of Theatre and Art present ‘Molded by the Flow’ April 14-29
The world premiere of “Molded by the Flow,” a multimedia, interdisciplinary performance collaboration between the Libra Professorship at USM, School of Music and departments of Theatre and Art, will be presented from April 14-29. The show will open on April 14 and 15 at the Gendron Franco Center for Heritage and the Performing Arts in Lewiston, and will take place on the Main Stage at Russell Hall on USM’s Gorham campus April 16-29.
USM hosts Maine Regional Science Bowl
Nearly 100 high school students from all over Maine gathered on USM's Gorham Campus on Saturday, March 4 for the Maine Regional Science Bowl. The winning team, Cape Elizabeth, will travel to Washington D.C. this spring for the national championship.
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.
USM Art Department and galleries presents USM Student Juried Exhibition through April 2
On Thursday, March 16, the USM Art Department and galleries celebrated the opening of the USM Student Juried Exhibition and awards at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham. The exhibition features the artwork of USM students, whether or not they have chosen to pursue a degree in art.
USM Faculty Concert Series presents ‘Scenes from New England: Music and Texts by New England Poets and Composers’ March 17
Set against a backdrop of New England landscapes and subjects, the School of Music’s March faculty concert program will feature the texts and music of the people from the rich history and culture of our nation’s birthplace, with all of its beauty, struggle, heartbreak and triumph.