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USM’s Annual Juried Student Exhibition Moves to Portland

If you missed seeing USM's annual Juried Student Exhibition last fall, you can catch it in the Area Gallery located in the Woodbury Campus Center on the Portland campus. The exhibition is open now through February 19.

USM Bookstore Hosts Book Release Party for Alumna & Maine Author Morgan Callan Rogers’ Debut Novel

USM's Portland Bookstore will celebrate the debut novel of alumna Morgan Callan Rogers '88, '04 with a book release party on January 26.

USM Professors to Speak at NAACP Portland Branch Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast

University of Southern Maine’s Professor of English Eve Raimon and Professor of Educational Leadership Lynn Miller will both speak at the NAACP Portland Branch’s 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration titled “The People’s State of the State: What Does Equity Look Like in Maine?”

USM Muskie School Professor To Unveil 2012 Maine Economic Forecast

“Breakfast with Charlie,” otherwise known as USM Muskie School Professor Charles Colgan’s economic forecast for 2012, is scheduled for 7 a.m., this Tuesday, January 10, in USM’s Hannaford Lecture Hall, Bedford Street, Portland.

USM Ceremony Celebrates Stantec Computer-Aided Design Lab

Representatives of Stantec and the University of Southern Maine gathered recently in USM’s John Mitchell Center, Gorham, to celebrate the completion of a $100,000 pledge from Stantec that supported construction of a computer-aided design lab.

Maine Law Professor Awarded Honorary Doctorate

A French university has awarded an honorary doctorate to Professor Martin Rogoff of the University of Maine School of Law for his 20 years of work in building greater understanding of the differences between French and American legal and political thought.

ROTC Cadet and USM student Honored at All-American Bowl

Decorated combat veteran and University of Southern Maine Army ROTC Cadet James Williford is attending the 12th annual Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas, on January 7, where he will be honored as a “Soldier Hero.”

USM Students Work on Maine Communications Invention

Recently, Newfield Design, Inc.’s Robert Stone and James Colony approached the University of Southern Maine Campus Ventures program for assistance in writing computer code for a new invention, the Expandable Remote Control System (ERCS).

Muskie Professor Serves as Principal Investigator for National Park Service Study Advocating Increased Spending on New England’s Recreational Corridors

In the November 2011 report “Connect People to the Outdoors,” Professor Richard Barringer, advocates completing seven New England recreational corridors, including three located in Maine.

WMPG Powers up!

Thanks to an aggressive fund-raising campaign and a federal grant from the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program, the station is now broadcasting throughout southern and central Maine and New Hampshire.