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A first-in-Maine doctoral program aimed at training nurses to be policy makers and procedural experts graduated its first class Friday, Dec. 18 at the University of Southern Maine.
The Behavioral Health Career and Education Fair at the University of Southern Maine had a special focus on reaching out for participants to organizations such as the Young People in Recovery.
J. David Canarie Jr., adjunct business professor at the University of Southern Maine, believes that the heroin epidemic is "really a manifestation of the evolution of supply chain management -- expanding distribution channels and applying them to heroin distribution."
The Maine Small Business Development Center located at the University of Southern Maine has recently hired local resident Peter Harriman as their new business advisor.
The Muskie School's founding director, Richard Barringer, used his prior experience as Maine's previous director of public lands to weigh in on Portland's housing shortage. The lack of real estate calls for more development and protection for Portland tenants.
The 10th anniversary awards luncheon by College for ME-Androscoggin celebrated exceptional college students who overcame great obstacles to obtain their degrees and those who supported them. Two of the three students being praised were proud USM graduates.
Thirteen USM students worked weekly to mentor 16 school children during the fall semester as part of an elective focusing on community outreach. Their story was featured in the Gorham Times.
In January, when students return from their winter break, Sweeney and others plan to kick off an education campaign aimed at encouraging the people who use the dining hall to eat as much as they wish ... and eat what they take.
Ryker Turcotte and Dave Stevens, mechanical engineering majors, unveiled their senior project, the first turbo jet engine created by students at the University of Southern Maine. The jet engine will be used by the engineering school to illustrate principles in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer.
The illustrious career and legacy of former University of Southern Maine head women's basketball coach Gary Fifield was celebrated on Dec. 1 with the naming of "Fifield Court."