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Several USM students spend spring break helping those in need
Instead of spending spring break vacationing in a warmer climate or visiting family, a group of University of Southern Maine students decided to use their week off to do some good for some people in need in Baltimore, Maryland.
Reading’s the goal – learning and growing’s the prize: USM’s SMART Learning Lab
The SMART Learning Lab provides free and low-cost after-school tutoring for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Learn about what the program is doing for its students and the USM graduate students who serve as instructors.
Muskie School launches Master’s degree in Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM)
As part of the evolution in the Muskie School of Public Service - the new Master's in Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM) prepares graduates for leadership roles in government, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector by developing a strong, multi-disciplinary foundation of skills and knowledge in the fields of policy, planning and management. As part of the University of Southern Maine’s Metropolitan University initiative, the program also encourages students to interact with their surrounding community, through various forms of engagement.
USM student-athletes victorious in competition and in the classroom
It was an exciting and successful weekend for University of Southern Maine athletics as a group of 9 student-athletes earned academic and athletic accolades.
Reza Jalali talks about ‘The Poets and the Assassin’ on ‘207’
Reza Jalali, Coordinator of Multicultural Student Affairs, was featured on WCSH-TV's "207" to promote his play, "The Poets and the Assassin."
USM, Summit Project ensure Maine’s military heroes will not be forgotten
The University of Southern Maine recently teamed up with the Summit Project, an organization that honors Maine's fallen service members, to help preserve the memories of those who gave their lives in the line of duty.
USM Announces Dean's Lists for the 2014 Fall Semester
Congratulations to the students named to the 2014 Fall Semester Dean's Lists!
President Flanagan to participate in panel discussion on the 'Creative Economy'
David Flanagan, President of the University of Southern Maine, will take part in this month's Eggs & Issues forum on Wednesday, March 4, discussing the "Creative Economy" and how it will be a part of our future.
17 teams from across the state to compete in annual Maine Science Bowl
More than 100 high school students will participate in the 15th annual Maine Science Bowl on Saturday, February 28 at 9 a.m. at the University of Southern Maine's Bailey Hall on the Gorham Campus.
USM to host Maine Regional Scholastic Writing Award winners
143 student winners of 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards from the Maine region will be honored at a ceremony at the University of Southern Maine this Friday at 6:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place in Talbot Lecture Hall, located inside Luther Bonney Hall at USM's Portland campus.