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University of Maine School of Law professor wrote opinion piece on US judicial courts
Dmitry Bam, a professor at the University of Maine School of Law, shared his view on the presidential nominations of the US judiciary in a recently published Portland Press Herald opinion piece.
Author and Walgreens exec shares stories of kindness and generosity
Author and Walgreens executive Steve Pemberton helped launch USM's $15 million Promise Scholars initiative by sharing stories of kindness and generosity, cherished moments for an orphaned boy who was often neglected and discarded.
USM unveils $15 million 'Promise Scholars' program to aid disadvantaged youths
"The Promise Scholarship is at the heart of USM's broader next-generation vision and campaign, and it is the core of who we are as a university," President Glenn Cummings said at the announcement covered by several media outlets.
Replay: 'The USM Update' October 2, 2017
On the October episode of “The USM Update,” President Glenn Cummings welcomes guests to talk about the University of Maine School of Law, USM’s tutoring and library services, and exciting goings-on within the university’s Multicultural Student Center.
USM kicks off 2017 Convocation with unprecedented outdoor event on Portland Campus
"The USM of today gladly takes on its role as important, relevant and courageous," USM President Glenn Cummings said. "We are the university that will not shy away from any topic that makes this country greater and adds to a dialogue that we all desire."
USM Foundation launches ‘USM Connects’ magazine
The USM Foundation has launched a new magazine aimed at sharing some of the extraordinary images and stories among the campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.
USM Concert Band joins in worldwide celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday at 15th Annual Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert
The USM Concert Band, conducted by Dr. Trae Blanco, presented its 15th annual Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert and picnic on the green in front of Corthell Hall on October 7.
USM Art Department & Galleries present traveling exhibition ‘Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape’ through Dec. 8
USM’s Art Department & Galleries celebrated the opening of the traveling group exhibition,“Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape,” with a reception on October 5 at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham. The exhibition showcases reimagined landscapes with paintings, sculpture, digital drawings, photography and glass works by a group of eight artists. The exhibition runs through December 8.
USM grad student to serve on the Northeast Recycling Council
USM graduate student and alumna Megan Pryor has been named to the Northeast Recycling Council 2017 leadership team in a story covered by Recycling Today.
USM represents Maine in health legislation talks
Three individuals with USM's Master's of Occupational Therapy program discussed healthcare legislation at an American Occupational Therapy Association's conference in Washington D.C.