The University of Southern Maine's campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston will be closed all day and evening on Sunday, January 20, 2019, for the impending major snowstorm. For more information on winter delays and closures, read our policy for Weather Delays and Cancellations.
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.
Bachelor Degrees in Business, Public Administration, and More at Lewiston-Auburn College Through New UMA-USM Partnership
The University of Southern Maine (USM) and the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) have forged a new partnership to offer expanded degree programs at Lewiston Auburn College (LAC). Beginning immediately, UMA will offer bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Public Administration at USM's Lewiston campus. Students may register now with classes starting on January 22, 2018.
USM's Bert Smoluk tells WCSH-TV that Bitcoin may lose all value
Bitcoin investors beware, says the University of Southern Maine’s Bert Smoluk. The professor of Finance told WCSH-TV that the cryptocurrency’s recent rise in value is a result of the Greater Fool Theory of Investing.
Portland police officer and USM School of Music alumnus goes viral with "O Holy Night"
A video of Portland Police Officer Jeremy Turner — a University of Southern Maine alumnus with a degree in music performance — has drawn tens of thousands of Facebook views for his three-minute video performance of “O Holy Night.”
Muskie School of Public Service report examines financial exploitation of Maine seniors
A just-completed University of Southern Maine report —analyzing more than 650 cases of reported financial exploitation of Maine seniors — found that most victims were women, at least 80 years old and either widowed, single or divorced.