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Daniel Del Gallo wrestling

USM wrestler aims for national title

USM Senior Daniel Del Gallo is currently undefeated (32-0) this wrestling season and hopes to reach the collegiate wrestling national championship.

University of Southern Maine included in University Credit Union’s Scholarship Program

One student from each University of Maine System school will receive a scholarship from University Credit Union.
USM Students studying in the library

University of Southern Maine announces Fall 2016 Dean's List

The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2016 Fall Semester Dean's List!
Our parks, our future panel discussion

USM Corporate Partners' "Our Parks, Our Future" event sparks vibrant discussion

On Tuesday, January 31, USM Corporate Partners kicked off its 2017 event series with a full room for “Our Parks, Our Future: An Evening with David Evans Shaw, Shawn Gorman and Lucas St. Clair” at Hannaford Hall in the Abromson Center.
Photo by Daryn Slover, Sun Journal

USM and Acadia Academy partnership featured in Lewiston Sun Journal

The Lewiston newspaper ran a prominent photo of student Leah Jutras of Turner, one of 36 occupational therapy students who are working with children from Kindergarten through the second grade.

Statement in response to the executive order

We embrace all of our students, no matter what religion they practice, how diverse their perspectives, where they come from, or how long they have lived here.

University of Maine System trustees encourage USM to move forward on Portland Campus planning

Modernizations to the University of Southern Maine’s Portland Campus — including a new dormitory, a quad and a bigger, brighter student center — are headed to detailed planning. On Jan. 30, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees formally encouraged USM to complete a master plan for the layout of its metropolitan campus with a new central heart.
Gray Parrot Book

Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts "Bookbinding and the Pursuit of the Human Touch" exhibit open now through April 30

The Kate Cheney Chappell '83 Center for Book Arts presents "Bookbinding and the Pursuit of the Human Touch: The Work of Gray Parrot," now through April 30 in the UNUM Great Reading Room on the 7th floor of the Glickman Family Library.
USM Physics Professor Paul Nakroshis on WGME 13

Physics Professor Paul Nakroshis and Maine professors recruit 706 colleagues to sign letter to President Trump on climate change

A letter co-authored by USM Physics Professor Paul Nakroshis imploring newly-elected President Donald Trump to make climate change an "urgent priority" has earned the attention of Maine media.
"Portals" Exhibition

Lakes Region Weekly, American Journal highlight the importance of USM Art Galleries ‘Portals’ exhibit

On January 26, Keep Me Current (Lakes Region Weekly/American Journal) reported on the opening reception of USM’s “Portals: Work by Maine Art Education Association Members” exhibition and highlighted its significance for both teachers and their students.