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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.
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.
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.