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Erika Lamarre honored as Husky Hero
USM is meeting today’s unprecedented challenge with inspiring levels of hard work, courage and compassion. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, we will highlight our Husky Heroes and their exceptional work and service to our USM Community.
USM and Gorham unveil new partnership to earn free college credit
The University of Southern Maine and Gorham High School have announced a new partnership to give high school students an unprecedented opportunity to earn free college credit. In three pathways of study — nursing and health sciences, law and liberal arts, and engineering — Gorham High juniors and seniors will have the chance to attain college credit in courses coordinated by their teachers and USM professors.
USM criminology degree ranked #4 in nation by GradReports
The University of Southern Maine’s bachelor’s degree in criminology has been honored as one of the nation’s best, earning a #4 ranking in GradReports.
Trustees unanimously support largest construction project in USM history
University of Maine System Trustees gave their unanimous support Monday to the largest construction project in the University of Southern Maine’s history, a $100 million construction of a career and student center and residence hall on the Portland campus.
$2.5 Million in public and private investment will transform nursing at USM
The University of Southern Maine is poised to increase the capacity of its School of Nursing, thanks to an investment of $2.5 million in public and private funds. With this investment, the university will double the size of its nursing simulation space over the next five years, helping to address Maine's critical nursing gap.
USM Art Galleries presents "Lusus Naturae" — video and sound installation by Icelandic artist Ólöf Nordal
USM Art Galleries presents "Lusus Naturae," a large-scale animated video and sound installation by Icelandic artists Ólöf Nordal, Gunnar Karlsson, and Þuríður Jónsdótti. The exhibition will open on Thursday, January 30, at the USM Art Gallery on the Gorham Campus.
Earnhardt and Collins' USM conversation featured on Maine Public's "Speaking in Maine"
Maine Public’s “Speaking in Maine” program for Thursday, Dec. 19 will feature USM’s September conversation with NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his friend, doctor and USM alumnus Michael “Micky” Collins.
USM celebrates launch of transformative construction on Portland campus
The University of Southern Maine unveiled details of the university’s largest-ever building project, the nearly $100 million construction of a career and student center and dormitory on the Portland Campus.
Snow removal parking bans for Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6
During two nighttime parking bans, crews will be removing snow from the Gorham Campus parking lots on Dec. 5 and Dec. 6. All vehicles must be moved from the banned lots or they will be towed. If you have questions, please contact Public Safety at 207-780-5211.
Weekly Event Highlights
Here are just a few of the many events happening on USM's Portland, Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn campuses for the week(s), December 5-19, 2019.