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Sept. 9, 2015: UPDATE on fire in Robie-Andrews residence hall: All residents of Robie-Andrews are allowed back into the residence hall and there are no injuries. For more information please contact the Dean of Students office at 780-5242.
Photo of USM professor Dr. John Broida
Dr. John Broida, professor of psychology at the University of Southern Maine, passed away Sunday at the age of 63.
Photo of the MS Veendam docked in Portland, Maine
Students in the University of Southern Maine's Tourism and Hospitality program will continue to be offered a unique, experiential learning experience thanks to a successful luncheon held on the cruise ship that doubles as a USM classroom.
University of Southern Maine VP for Enrollment Management Nancy Griffin posing with a happy student at USM move-in day 2015
The University of Southern Maine welcomed nearly 1,100 new students, including more than 500 from the Class of 2019, to its residential Gorham campus Saturday morning as a part of USM's annual Welcome Weekend celebration.
Photo of USM student and resident assistant Sabrina Sodders speaking to WCSH-TV
Resident assistants (RA) at the University of Southern Maine recently completed a mandatory sexual assault prevention course in preparation for the new school year. The course is part of the university's Campus Safety Project, which helps promote a safe campus environment for all students at USM.
Photo of University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings speaking at the 2015 Opening Breakfast
University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings touted improving enrollment figures, stabilizing finances and a commitment to student success as he laid out his vision in his first major address to the university community at USM's annual Opening Breakfast Thursday morning.
Photo of Laboratory modernization at University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn College
The University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College just completed a $600,000 modernization of its laboratory and practicum/simulation spaces.
Picture of Portland Women's History Trail application
USM Digital Humanities (USMDH) is proud to announce the completion of a project entitled "Portland Women's History Walking Trail," lead by Dr. Eileen Eagan from USM's Department of History and Political Science. This project led to the creation of an application for mobile devices.
The Southern Maine Partnership (SMP) will begin its 29th year as an educational leadership organization with Dr. Anita Stewart McCafferty and Dr. Jeff Beaudry at the helm.
Photo of invitation for A Conversation with Angus King, George Mitchell and former Ambassador Nicholas Burns about the Iran Nuclear Agreement
U.S. Senator Angus King, former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell and former Ambassador Nicholas Burns hosted a forum at the Portland campus of the University of Southern Maine to discuss the nuclear weapons limitation agreement with Iran.


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