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Replay: 'The USM Update,' December 2019
In the final 2019 episode of "The USM Update,” USM President Glenn Cummings talks with guests about programming for student veterans, experiential learning partnerships and students in the arts.
World renowned business leader to deliver keynote address at USM’s Hussey Leadership Institute
Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris, best-selling author of “Expect to Win,” will speak at Hannaford Hall on USM’s Portland Campus
Find the joy and light of the season at these USM December events
Kick off the holiday season with the USM School of Music and Southworth Planetarium. Enjoy an evening of song with the USM Chamber Singers, or learn about the history and astronomy of the holiday season at the Planetarium.
These USM students want to make brewing more sustainable
Through a unique grant-internship opportunity, USM students Kathleen Rattazzi and Cameron Reynolds are working to make Maine breweries more sustainable.
Bischof talks time and daylight saving with Maine Public
USM’s Libby Bischof joined a radio panel that explained the history and some pros and cons of daylight saving time on Maine Public’s “Maine Calling.”
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), November 21 - December 5, 2019.
System Board of Trustees Approves USM Changing its Name to University of Maine at Portland; Proposal Now Advances to Legislature.
The University of Maine System Board of Trustees voted Nov. 18th to authorize System leadership to seek approval from the Maine Legislature to change the University of Southern Maine’s name to the University of Maine at Portland.
Transformational building project on USM's Portland Campus awarded
The largest building project in the University of Southern Maine’s history — building a Career/Student Center, residence hall and new campus green on the Portland campus — has been awarded to Capstone Development Partners, a student housing real estate development company exclusively focused on working with colleges and universities in public private partnerships.
USM hosts region's largest Job fair
More than 100 Maine employers participated in the Portland-region’s largest job and internship fair in the Sullivan Gym of the University of Maine Southern Maine’s Portland campus. The Nov. 8 event provided hundreds of career-focused students with an opportunity to learn more about employers, inquire about specific job and internship opportunities, and network with area workforce professionals.
“The Love of the Nightingale” shows the strength of USM Theatre, Portland Press Herald review
Praise for USM Theatre students in ‘The Love of the Nightingale,’ running 11/15-24 at Russell Hall on the Gorham Campus.