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USM/SMCC Students Exhibit Research at 2013 “Thinking Matters” Conference on USM’s Portland Campus

Check out the research conducted by USM and SMCC students this academic year at USM's annual celebration of academic pursuits, "Thinking Matters."

USM School of Music Director Scott Harris Resigns

It was announced on April 19 that Dr. Scott Harris is stepping down as director of the School of Music to take a position with Columbus State University in Georgia. Alan Kaschub, upon the recommendation of his colleagues, will serve as interim director.

Piers Beirne to Present Talk About Pro-Animal Sentiments in William Hogarth’s Art

Professor Piers Beirne will present USM's third annual Provost's Research Fellowship Talk on April 24. His topic will be "Hogarth's Animals."

International Association Welcomes Maine Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Leadership and Policy Council as Newest Affiliate

USM is pleased to announce that the Maine Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Leadership and Policy Council (PBIS LPC) is the newest state affiliate in the International Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS).

Faculty, Students and Staff Share Moment of Silence for Boston

President Kalikow invited students, faculty and staff to join in noontime ceremonies on all of USM's three campuses to show solidarity and sympathy for those affected by the Boston bombs.

USM Music Students and Patrons Beneficiaries of $1 Million Bequest

Current and prospective students and patrons of the USM School of Music will be the beneficiaries of a $1 million bequest from the estate of Anne Randolph Henry.

The City of Portland and USM Offer Free Electronics Recycling

The City of Portland will partner with the University of Southern Maine to offer a free community electronic waste collection event.

University of Southern Maine Announces 2013 Student Commencement Speakers

Congratulations to Noah Hurowitz and Roya Hejabian, USM's student commencement speakers!

Alternative Spring Break Brings USM Students toTom's River, N.J.

USM students volunteered to help Hurricane Sandy victims in Tom's River, N.J. during spring break.

“Be the Change” with USM’s 4th Annual Day of Service

Members of the USM community will strive to “Be the Change” on Friday, April 19, as part of the University‘s 4th Annual Day of Service.