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USM professor Flynn Ross

Professor's opinion piece addresses changes to teacher certification

USM School of Education professor Flynn Ross wrote an opinion piece in the Bangor Daily News about the impact that changes to teacher certification will have in Maine.
Artist Natasha Mayers hanging buoys

Artist Natasha Mayers hanging buoys in USM's Woodbury Campus Center

In all there are more than 75 different buoys, each painted in the flag of the participant's home: from the U.S. and Canada to Somalia and Israel.

Broad Changes to Maine's Juvenile Justice System recommended by experts at USM and U Maine Law

Maine's juvenile justice system should shift away from reliance on large facilities like Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland towards a continuum of care utilizing community-based in-home services and evidence-based out-of-home services for youth, according to a new white paper from the Justice Policy Program at the University of Southern Maine's Muskie School of Public Service and the Maine Center for Juvenile Policy and Law at the University of Maine School of Law.
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USM's Jalali speaks at ceremony honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Reza Jalali, a USM Honors lecturer and author, spoke at a Farmington ceremony honoring Martin Luther King Jr. "Build bridges rather than walls," said Jalali in the address covered by the Livermore Falls Advertiser and the Sun Journal.
Emily Donovan '16

Engineering Maine's workforce: Emily Donovan ’16

The engineering program at USM is responding to the growing need for engineers in Maine and proving its graduates are ready for the challenge and to enter Maine's workforce.
Occupational Therapy at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College

USM's new Occupational Therapy clinic: Learning by helping

Working with Lewiston-area physicians and therapists, the new USM-LAC Community Clinic will offer specialized therapy to people who either have no insurance or have exhausted their benefits. It is already giving occupational therapy students authentic, real-world experience in the field while still being guided by faculty.
Dana Kerr

Unum Scholars Program: A win-win for students, major employer

The Unum Scholars Program gives USM students the opportunity to work for two years as part-time Unum employees, where they receive training, mentorship and the ability to job shadow in various departments at a company that employs nearly 3,000 people in Maine.
Nurses checking blood pressure

In Portland’s Bayside, USM nursing students play vital health role

The innovative community nursing partnership, one of 11 within USM’s School of Nursing, trains nurses while helping vulnerable residents.
Julie Doxsey ’13

Engineering Maine's workforce: Julie Doxsey ’13

The engineering program at USM is responding to the growing need for engineers in Maine and proving its graduates are ready for the challenge and to enter Maine's workforce.
Image of Andrew Jones from USM Facilities Management

USM earns Environmental Protection Agency awards for recycling and food recovery

For the seventh time in four years, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has honored the University of Southern Maine's efforts to reduce and reuse waste at its campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.

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