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Jan. 8, 2018 — USM earns Environmental Protection Agency awards for recycling and food recovery

For the seventh time in four 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. USM was the only Maine university to earn regional recognition for its overall recycling — awarded with a WasteWise Achievement Certificate — and the only public school in Maine to earn a Food Recovery Challenge Award for efforts to reduce and reuse food waste.
Emily Donovan '16

Engineering Maine's workforce: Emily Donovan ’16

The engineering program at USM is responding to the growing need for engineers in Maine and proving its graduates are ready for the challenge and to enter Maine's workforce.
Occupational Therapy at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College

USM's new Occupational Therapy clinic: Learning by helping

Working with Lewiston-area physicians and therapists, the new USM-LAC Community Clinic will offer specialized therapy to people who either have no insurance or have exhausted their benefits. It is already giving occupational therapy students authentic, real-world experience in the field while still being guided by faculty.
Dana Kerr

Unum Scholars Program: A win-win for students, major employer

The Unum Scholars Program gives USM students the opportunity to work for two years as part-time Unum employees, where they receive training, mentorship and the ability to job shadow in various departments at a company that employs nearly 3,000 people in Maine.
Nurses checking blood pressure

In Portland’s Bayside, USM nursing students play vital health role

The innovative community nursing partnership, one of 11 within USM’s School of Nursing, trains nurses while helping vulnerable residents.
Julie Doxsey ’13

Engineering Maine's workforce: Julie Doxsey ’13

The engineering program at USM is responding to the growing need for engineers in Maine and proving its graduates are ready for the challenge and to enter Maine's workforce.
Image of Andrew Jones from USM Facilities Management

USM earns Environmental Protection Agency awards for recycling and food recovery

For the seventh time in four 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.

Jan. 3, 2018 — USM celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with upcoming events

The University of Southern Maine will host a public dialogue on the essence of liberty and race in America, featuring four renowned writers and instructors with the Stonecoast MFA program. The Jan. 12 talk, titled "The Task Before Us," features Stonecoast faculty members Amanda Johnston, Aaron Hamburger, Porochista Khakpour and guest JJ Amaworo Wilson.
Johnston image

Upcoming events celebrate legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The University of Southern Maine will host a public dialogue on the essence of liberty and race in America, featuring four renowned writers and instructors with the Stonecoast MFA program.
Exterior Lewiston campus

Bachelor Degrees in Business, Public Administration, and More at Lewiston-Auburn College Through New UMA-USM Partnership

The University of Southern Maine (USM) and the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) have forged a new partnership to offer expanded degree programs at Lewiston Auburn College (LAC). Beginning immediately, UMA will offer bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Public Administration at USM's Lewiston campus. Students may register now with classes starting on January 22, 2018.

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