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USM’s Muskie School releases ‘Unsealed Fate,’ first in-depth report on Maine’s Juvenile Records System
Researchers found that individuals with juvenile records face barriers in applying for jobs and professional licenses, enrolling in the military, accessing housing and securing other financial supports. In addition, their report finds that juvenile records often lead to harsher adult sentencing and that individuals with records experience marginalization and stigmatization.
Senior Dan Del Gallo caps outstanding career by winning first wrestling national championship in USM history
Making his third consecutive appearance at the NCAA National Championship, Dan Del Gallo established a new all-time win record for USM wrestling, earned the third All-American honor in program history and became the University of Southern Maine's first wrestling national champion.
USM School of Music and Department of Theatre's fully-staged opera, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," reviewed by the Portland Press Herald
On March 12, the USM Department of Theatre and School of Music wrapped their two-week run of Otto Nicolai’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” selling out all six shows on the Main Stage at Russell Hall in Gorham.
'Molded by the Flow' - a collaborative performance with USM School of Music and Departments of Theatre and Art opens April 14
The world premiere of “Molded by the Flow,” a multimedia, interdisciplinary performance collaboration from the Libra Professorship at USM, School of Music and departments of Theatre and Art, will open April 14-15 in Lewiston at the Gendron Franco Center for Heritage and the Performing Arts; and will appear in Gorham April 21-29 at the Main Stage, Russell Hall at USM.
USM hosts Maine Regional Science Bowl
Nearly 100 high school students from all over Maine gathered on USM's Gorham Campus on Saturday, March 4 for the Maine Regional Science Bowl. The winning team, Cape Elizabeth, will travel to Washington D.C. this spring for the national championship.
Replay: 'The USM Update' 3/6/2017
On the March episode of "The USM Update," learn about a trip to Cuba (a first of its kind within the UMaine System), celebrate 50 years of women's athletics at USM and hear from a group of engineering students who provided hot water to a Guatemalan orphanage.
USM Art Department and galleries presents USM Student Juried Exhibition through April 2
On Thursday, March 16, the USM Art Department and galleries celebrated the opening of the USM Student Juried Exhibition and awards at the USM Art Gallery in Gorham. The exhibition features the artwork of USM students, whether or not they have chosen to pursue a degree in art.
USM Faculty Concert Series presents ‘Scenes from New England: Music and Texts by New England Poets and Composers’ March 17
Set against a backdrop of New England landscapes and subjects, the School of Music’s March faculty concert program will feature the texts and music of the people from the rich history and culture of our nation’s birthplace, with all of its beauty, struggle, heartbreak and triumph.
USM’s 'Merry Wives of Windsor' draws praise from Portland Press Herald reviewer
The USM-produced opera, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," drew praise in a March 5 review by the Portland Press Herald's Allan Kozinn.
USM hosts overflow crowd for listening session with Sen. Angus King
The University of Southern Maine hosted an overflow crowd of 600 people at the Portland Campus' Hannaford Hall on March 5 for a marathon listening session by Sen. Angus King. For nearly four hours, the former Maine governor listened as dozens expressed their feelings about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch and the current Presidential administration.