Office of Public Affairs
Students celebrate Valentine's Day, the USM Husky way
USM students, staff and community members shared photos of their pets through social media to celebrate Valentine's Day with #MyHuskyValentine.
The Economist highlights work of USM Professor in Nicaragua
USM Linguistics Professor Judy Shepard-Kegl's work with deaf children in Nicaragua was highlighted in the current edition of The Economist magazine. The feature story, titled "Signs and Wonders," described her discovery of a new language created by deaf children at a school in Managua.
Students Making a Difference: Mary-Elizabeth Simms ’17
Mary-Elizabeth Simms '17 discusses how courses for her two master's degrees, plus her experience helping to develop the University's new Food Studies program, are helping her prepare for a career in healthcare management.
Students Making a Difference: Ekhlas Ahmed ’15
Ekhlas Ahmed '15, discusses her work in activism as a refugee, and how USM has and continues to prepare her for a career working to better people's lives.
Weekly Event Highlights
Here are just a few highlights from the USM Calendar of Events for this week.
Portland Press Herald op-ed highlights cooperation between university and Maine employers
The Portland Press Herald recently published an opinion piece advocating for increasing coordination between Maine universities and employers.
Ci2 Lab: Hands-on learning with the latest digital tools
Entrepreneurial students partner to incorporate cutting-edge digital technology in the real world.
USM students raise the bar with medical research
Interns’ work on biomed advancements at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute prepares them for medical school and more.
Student Senate endorses USM-METRO agreement
The USM Student Senate has signed a resolution in support of METRO's expansion of bus services into Gorham and Westbrook, expected to begin this fall.
Replay: "The USM Update," Feb. 5, 2018
In the February 2018 episode of the University's popular television show, USM President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from the USM School of Nursing, the recently-developed Food Studies Minor and the renowned Department of Engineering to discuss the many workforce initiatives taking place across the University.