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HomeHealth Visiting Nurses Awards Scholarship to USM Nursing Student

Atlanta, Georgia native Natasha Splaine received Patricia Geary Community Health Award from HomeHealth Visiting Nurses. The scholarship will help her as she works toward her Master's degree in USM's School of Nursing.

Photographer Rose Marasco Receives Fellowship to Continue Pinhole Camera Project in Manhattan

Distinguished Professor of Photography Rose Marasco recently received the second annual University of Southern Maine Provost's Research Fellowship.

President Botman writes about the importance of community involvement to USM

Read President Botman's August 1 Portland Press Herald column.

USM Names 2011 Creating Maine’s Future Presidential Scholarship Winners

Two recipients of Creating Maine's Future Presidential Scholarships have been named. Each will receive $5,000 in tuition assistance for four years.

The Cutting Edge of Whale Toxicology Research

The joint USM-Ocean Alliance Gulf of Mexico expedition is in its second year researching the effects of the BP oil spill on whales and other wildlife.

UMaine School of Law Conference Addresses Data Security

The University of Maine School of Law Center for Law and Innovation is hosting its second conference on data security on July 28.

Upward Bound gives high school juniors and seniors a college campus experience … and fun!

Bonny Eagle High School senior and Upward Bound student Brittany Tanguay is an intern in USM's Office of Public Affairs this summer. She is considering a career in journalism and wrote this article about Upward Bound at USM.

UMaine School of Law Conference Addresses Data Security

The University of Maine School of Law Center for Law + Innovation is hosting the second Data Security & Management in Global Commerce on July 28.

USM Appoints Inaugural Dean of College of Management and Human Service

Dr. Joseph W. McDonnell has been appointed dean of the University of Southern Maine's College of Management and Human Service.

Kimberly Sinclair Presented USM’s Distinguished Professional Staff Award

Kimberly Sinclair of Portland was presented the University of Southern Maine Distinguished Professional Staff Award recently at the annual Professional Staff Recognition Reception.