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A Portland Press Herald story about the ongoing opioid crisis included comments from USM's Lindsey Smith, a research associate at the Muskie School of Public Service's Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy.
A feature story in Sunday's Sun Journal about rising graduation rates and hard work among Somali students included quotes by Pat Hager, who coordinates the writing center at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College.
Despite hundreds of years of hostility and neglect towards Maine's First Nation people, a pair of USM graduate students find reason for hope and healing.
At the recent University of Southern Maine Student Involvement Recognition Gala, students, faculty, and staff received annual Student Leadership Awards for their various contributions to USM and the surrounding communities.
Forecaster coverage of a Portland vigil to remember victims of the Orlando shooting included comments by USM’s Reza Jalali.
John Gale, a research associate from USM's Muskie School of Public Service, believes rural communities struggling with opioid addiction can learn from each other, whether they are in Maine, India or Afghanistan.
Dexter, a 2016 graduate with a degree in History, is the first USM player to be drafted since the Cincinnati Reds picked Chris Burleson in the 36th round in 2009, and the 12th USM player to be drafted since 1987.
USM’s production of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ receives a rave theatre review from the Press Herald saying that it handled "emotional undercurrents with ease," and USM sophomore Brittany Burke, acting as Honey, “definitely stood out in her smaller role.”
In the piece, Laplante Evans shares how the Department of Engineering partners with area schools to develop service learning projects to not only better prepare students with hands-on learning opportunities but to serve the needs of the community.
When Jeannine Diddle Uzzi talks about her first year as the University of Southern Maine's senior academic administrator — and her newly permanent title of "provost" — she speaks of "faith," "hope" and "inspiration."