Portland Campus - Bedford Street construction notice
Due to City of Portland construction, please note that all summer, Bedford Street on the Portland Campus will be restricted to one lane, one-way traffic going from Brighton Avenue down to Forest Avenue. Parking lots/garage will still be accessible. Read more details here.
WCSH-TV's "207" interviews USM's Daniel Sonenberg and Telling Room student for "Girl in Six Beats"
Watch University of Southern Maine resident composer, Daniel Sonenberg, and Telling Room student, Emilia Bailey, talk about the creation of "Girl in Six Beats" on WCSH's "207" Teenagers collaborate with a composer to write an opera.
'College is the smart choice' writes USM President Cummings in Portland Press Herald
Four bad reasons to rule out college and four good reasons to rule it in were the subject of an op/ed column published in the Portland Press Herald and written by University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings. The column was titled “College is smart choice, if you want it.”
USM's Hillard shares stories about 'Madawaska Rebellion' at UMFK
Michael Hillard, a University of Southern Maine Economics professor, returned to Northern Maine recently to share some of his research into a 1971 paper mill strike that became known as the “Madawaska Rebellion.” Hillard’s talk, held at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, was covered by the reporter Jessica Potila for the Fiddlehead Focus.
Sarah Butler Jessen of USM's Muskie School co-writes 'Selling School: The Marketing of Public Education'
Sarah Butler Jessen, a faculty member at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service, has co-authored a new book on marketing and branding in public education. It’s titled, “Selling School: The Marketing of Public Education.”
2017 USM alumna named as Director of Program Development for agency in Kyrgzstan
Anne Malin, a 2017 University of Southern Maine alumna, has been named the Director of Program Development at the Global Research Institute, located in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgzstan. Malin is helping the institute and partners develop a caregiver support program for those caring for an elderly family member with dementia.
Bischof penned essay in award-winning book on amateur movie making history
A book on New England’s amateur movie making history — including an essay by USM Associate Professor of History Libby Bischof — has earned a prestigious award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. e book, “Amateur Movie Making: Aesthetics of the Everyday in New England Film, 1915–1960,” earned the society’s award as the 2018 Best Edited Collection and drew a write-up in the Bangor Daily News.