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USM has named its 2012-2013 recipients of the National Science Foundation STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Scholarships.
USM will be awarding nearly $1.3 million in new scholarships for first-time students who enroll for the fall of 2013.
Astrid Bowlby at work in USM Art Gallery
Philadelphia artist Astrid Bowlby returns to her alma mater as a USM Visiting-Artist-In-Residence. Don't miss her exhibition in the Gorham campus Art Gallery!
James Flaven "Your outfit looks fine, you just need a dickey" acrylic on panel.
USM's Department of Art faculty will exhibit the art they create on the Portland campus during this year's faculty exhibition. Come out and meet them during the opening reception on January 24 in the AREA Gallery.
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USM was ranked the "Number 1 Safest in Maine" and also was rated among Maine's "Top 10" colleges by
Muskie Professor Charles Colgan
Listen to Charles Colgan's 2013 Maine economic forecast, presented at USM on January 8.
The "Miracle Worker" and the Transcendentalist
David Wagner's new book shows readers another side to the story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan.
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USM's Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation releases new report on more efficient high schools in Maine that was funded in part by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.
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The Preble Street Resource Center names its new teen shelter after the late USM Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work Joseph Kreisler—a professor who not only talked the talk but walked the walk.
Curtis Bohlen, director of the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership will speak at the USM at 11 a.m., Friday, December 14 in the University Events Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland.


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