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Led by President Glenn Cummings, a group of USM faculty and expert staff joined a larger delegation from Maine in attending the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, and met with their academic counterparts at two universities, as well as business entrepreneurs. From connections made, USM has begun exciting new partnerships that will expand workforce opportunities, cultural exchange, and economic development for our students and all of Maine.
Midway through artist Ellen Babcock's week-long University of Southern Maine residency — concluding with a public talk at noon Friday in the Burnham Lounge in Gorham’s Robie Andrews Hall — she warmed up her blender.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected the University of Southern Maine as one of the nine winners nationwide of a six-year grant to support a regional Environmental Finance Center. This is an award renewal for the New England Environmental Finance Center (NEEFC), which is housed within USM’s Muskie School of Public Service.
The conference, organized by the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, will focus on the state of Casco Bay, the changing coastal economy, and how those changes are likely to influence business, education, conservation and policy.
A delegation from the University of Southern Maine — including professors, expert staff and President Glenn Cummings — will be among 45 people from Maine traveling to Reykjavik, Iceland next week on a mission to build economic and educational bonds.
Phi Kappa Phi, a century-old collegiate honor society, recently awarded a group of the University of Southern Maine's top scholars with its Chapter of Merit designation.
The trio chatted about the significance of the recent discovery and if, someday, humans will be able to colonize the Red Planet on the Oct. 7 edition of the program. Click for a full replay.
The WCSH-TV show "207" profiled the work of play therapy expert Mary Anne Peabody to include Legos into the college classroom.
The US Department of Energy has awarded a $1.5 million grant to a group led by Ira Levine, a professor of natural and applied sciences at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College.
The University of Southern Maine will host a debate among the three candidates for Portland mayor on Oct. 7 at from 7-8:30 p.m. in Hannaford Hall on the USM Portland Campus,