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Cecile Aitchison, USM’s new vice president for advancement
Cecile Aitchison has been named USM’s new vice president for advancement and president and CEO of the USM Foundation, effective Tuesday, February 19.
Congratulations to the students named to the USM Dean's for the Fall 2012 semester!
International Exhibition of Modern Art poster from 1913, New York City
USM will be holding a daylong symposium, “Scandalous Modernism: Stravinsky’s ‘Rite of Spring’ and the Armory Show in Context.”
PROPEL, the Portland Region’s premier young professionals networking and business organizational group, and USM are celebrating the kick-off of PROPEL’s entreverge award nominations.
University Chancellor Page and USM President Theo Kalikow
University Chancellor James Page and USM President Theo Kalikow will present “The Future of Higher Education: Philosophical Perspectives," Tue., Feb. 26, University of Maine School of Law, Portland.
On February 27, USM will host an informational session for Maine entrepreneurs and small businesses focusing on how to access technical resources available from Maine’s two largest public universities.
Sappi Fine Paper Invests $100,000 in USM's STEM Initiative
Sappi Fine Paper North America has pledged $100,000 to support the USM's Pioneers Program, the first college-level STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) program for high-achieving students in Maine.
Dr. Julie Ziffer, presents the lecture “Close Encounters of the Asteroid Kind” on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
The funds will be used for scholarships and to support operations within the School of Education and Human Development.
USM’S Center for Book Arts Presents Workshop on Making Victorian-era Valentines
This workshop will be led by Beth Baird, an avid literary arts collector and local ephemera dealer, from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, February 2.


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