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USM researchers earn national honors for ‘Unsealed Fate’ report on juvenile justice records

A national panel of judges from the Justice Research and Statistics Association honored the Maine Statistical Analysis Center with this year's Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award.
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WGME-TV interviews USM students during move-in

WGME-TV Reporter Brad Rogers interviewed new USM students on Aug. 25 as they moved onto the Gorham Campus.

USM professor summarizes “Women’s Equality Day” in Bangor Daily News

USM's Kimberly Simmons wrote about the history of "Women's Equality Day" in an article in the Bangor Daily News.
Rachel Shukan, voice major, USM

USM senior wins the Nordica Scholarship

USM performance major Rachel Shukan wins the Nordica Scholarship.

USM alumnus named the New England Golf Professional of the Year

USM alumnus Tony Decker was nominated the New England Golf Professional of the Year by the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) on August 9th.
President Glenn Cummings

USM is 'Thriving' says President Cummings at 2017 Opening Breakfast

“Our vision is great academic excellence marked by real world, authentic experiences that give students added value in education, and we are uniquely positioned to do it,” Cummings said.
The Main Stage at Russell Hall

USM Department of Theatre announces its 2017-2018 season focusing on theme of ‘Identity'

USM’s Department of Theatre announced its season of performances for the 2017-2018 academic year, which will focus on an overarching theme of 'Identity.'
Crowds came to USM's Portland campus to view the solar eclipse Monday

Local media report on USM eclipse events

Local news outlets have reported on the large crowds who came to USM to view the solar eclipse on Monday.

USM enrollment official featured in article on mastery-based education

Nancy Davis Griffin, vice president of enrollment management & student affairs at USM, has been featured in an article discussing non-traditional transcripts and the college admissions process.
USM condemns hatred and violence

USM issues statement condemning hatred and violence

USM has issued a statement condemning hatred and violence in wake of the events that occurred over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.