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USM to host panel discussion, “Other-Sexual: Beyond Gay and Straight”

In Glickman Family library in Portland there will be a free panel discussion on Wednesday, October 17.

Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts Presents Workshop

The Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts will be presenting a hands-on workshop on Saturday, October 27.

Education Expert and Author Beatrice McGarvey to Speak at USM

Nationally recognized education expert and author will provide the keynote for the Customized Learning: Partnering with Technology event.

Robert Louden Named USM Distinguished Professor

Robert Louden, professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern Maine, was recently named USM’s fifth Distinguished Professor.

USM receives National Science Foundation grant to prepare roads, bridges for changing climate

Researchers at USM's Muskie School & the University of New Hampshire received a four-year, $750,000 NSF grant that supports the creation of the Infrastructure & Climate Network that will help address the needs of New England's roads and bridges in light of climate change.

Brooklyn’s smudge studio to mount exhibition at USM

The Brooklyn-based collaboration, smudge, will be at USM working with art students and mounting a new exhibition opening on Wednesday, October 24. Don't miss their lecture on Friday, October 19!

USM Professor Releases New Book About Finding Your Soul’s Story

Professor Robert Atkinson’s releases new book, “Mystic Journey: Getting to the Heart of Your Soul’s Story.”

Best-selling Author Ken Jennings To Speak at USM

Ken Jennings will be at USM on Wednesday, October 10, for a free, public presentation based on his national bestseller, “Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird, World of Geography Wonks.”

USM Fall Open House Slated for October 21

The USM Office of Undergraduate Admission is hosting fall on-campus events for prospective students and their families

NSF Support for Student Scholarships and Recruitment of Female Professors

The National Science Foundation has given nearly $750,000 in grants to USM for scholarships to 41 students in the STEM disciplines