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USM kicks off 2017 Convocation with unprecedented outdoor event on Portland Campus
"The USM of today gladly takes on its role as important, relevant and courageous," USM President Glenn Cummings said. "We are the university that will not shy away from any topic that makes this country greater and adds to a dialogue that we all desire."
USM Foundation launches ‘USM Connects’ magazine
The USM Foundation has launched a new magazine aimed at sharing some of the extraordinary images and stories among the campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.
USM Concert Band joins in worldwide celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday at 15th Annual Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert
The USM Concert Band, conducted by Dr. Trae Blanco, presented its 15th annual Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert and picnic on the green in front of Corthell Hall on October 7.
USM Art Department & Galleries present traveling exhibition ‘Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape’ through Dec. 8
USM’s Art Department & Galleries celebrated the opening of the traveling group exhibition,“Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape,” with a reception on October 5 at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham. The exhibition showcases reimagined landscapes with paintings, sculpture, digital drawings, photography and glass works by a group of eight artists. The exhibition runs through December 8.
USM grad student to serve on the Northeast Recycling Council
USM graduate student and alumna Megan Pryor has been named to the Northeast Recycling Council 2017 leadership team in a story covered by Recycling Today.
USM represents Maine in health legislation talks
Three individuals with USM's Master's of Occupational Therapy program discussed healthcare legislation at an American Occupational Therapy Association's conference in Washington D.C.
Maine Law's Danielle Conway interviewed on Maine Public
Danielle Conway, the dean of the University of Maine School of Law, served as a guest of the Maine Public radio program “Maine Calling” on Sept. 25.
Trae Blanco: Conducting, teaching and learning
"There are all of these great musical happenings in downtown Portland," said Trae Blanco, USM's Director of Bands. "I think the next step for us is to connect to this big musical scene, to be near them."
Note on Portland Campus parking
If you have the opportunity to take the shuttle, public transportation or carpool when coming to our Portland campus, that would be great. Please give yourself extra time, especially on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
USM Tourism program explores new partnership with AAA and Royal Caribbean
USM's Tourism and Hospitality program, in partnership with AAA Northern New England, is exploring new opportunities with Royal Caribbean International. Students will have the opportunity to pursue an internship with AAA, culminating in a cruise in May on the Anthem of the Seas to Bermuda.