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Sports Law Symposium on Athletes’ Rights

A leading sports agent, an Olympic swimming champion and local sports law attorneys and other panelists to discuss the rights of athletes in Olympic sports.

University of Maine Law School Hosts Annual Constitution Day Lecture

Northeastern University Professor of Law Margaret Burnham will give a lecture on Constitution Day, September 16.

USM Study Investigates Impact of Fast Food Restaurants on Maine High Schools Student Obesity

School of Nursing study investigated if the proximity of stores selling sugary snacks impacts the weight of high schoolers in Maine.

USM Ready for Hurricane Irene

USM is monitoring Hurricane Irene and has steps in place to ensure the safety of residence hall students who moved in Saturday. Responses to the storm are in place for Monday's start of classes should they be needed.

Changes in Move-In Weekend Due to Hurricane Irene

We look forward to greeting all NEW residence hall students this Saturday, August 27. Due to the weather forecast for Sunday, we are encouraging all RETURNING residential students to move in on Saturday rather than Sunday. For more information call 780-4800.

USM Ready for Class of 2015

Preparations are nearing completion as USM gets ready for classes to begin.

Economist Susan Feiner Available to Discuss National Debt

Professor Susan Feiner is available to speak about national debt and the deficit.

President Botman writes about USM's greatest asset—its faculty—in her latest Portland Press Herald column

President Botman tells Portland Press Herald readers that "USM's greatest asset is its accomplished faculty" in her August 22 "Maine Voices" column

New Book Offers Help for the Sandwich Generation

University of Southern Maine Director of University Health and Counseling Services Dr. Kristine Bertini's new book offers hope and advice to the "sandwich generation."

USM Announces 2010-2011 Dean's Lists

Join the University of Southern Maine in congratulating the students who were named to the Full- and Part-Time Dean's Lists during the 2010-2011 academic year. Well done!