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USM Selects New Poet for Annual Poetry Award, Reading Event

One of America’s most talented new poets will read from his recent works at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14 at the Glickman Family Library, Portland campus.

USM to Host Open House for Adults, Transfers & Graduate Students

Learn about transferring to USM, returning to school to complete your degree or attending graduate school, at the Open House on Thursday, November 13 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Abromson Center, Portland.

Walter Isaacson to Speak at the WEX USM Leadership and Creativity Event Series

Tickets still available to hear best-selling author Walter Isaacson speak!

Panel to Discuss How to Support Trans and Gender Diverse K-12 Students

Join community members on October 16 for a discussion on how to best serve the needs transgender and gender diverse students in K-12 classrooms.

USM's WMPG Volunteers Win Three Maine Association of Broadcasters Awards

Congratulations to WMPG volunteers Sam Bullock, Dr. Anne Hallward, and Bill Audette, who were all presented Maine Association of Broadcasters awards!

Veteran’s Resource Fair @ USM Thursday

Calling all veterans and their families! USM is hosting a Veterans Resource Fair on Thursday, October 9, where you can learn more about the services available to you.

Osher Map Library Celebrating 20th Year with Exhibition of Hand Drawn Maps

Opening Thursday, October 16, the exhibition includes 10 unique maps of early Maine and its towns.

Academic Alignment Launched to Improve Student Access, Close $16 M Structural Gap and Initiate Transition to Metropolitan University Model

Today, USM announced an academic alignment that will improve student access, close a $16 million structural gap without a tuition hike, and initiate the university's transition to a Metropolitan University model. The faculty was asked to assist with program remodeling to improve productivity standards, and to utilize retirement incentives to reduce layoffs.

University of Southern Maine Open House Scheduled for October 26

The annual University of Southern Maine Open House is scheduled for October 26 and Saturday Information Sessions & Campus Tours begin October 18. Come visit us and see what USM has to offer!

WMPG-FM Daily Weekday Morning News Premieres October 6

Get your morning news, tune in to WMPG 90.9 and 104.1 FM, Monday through Friday, 7 and 8 a.m.