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Alumnus Kyle Connolly ’12 earns rare U.S. Navy distinction
USM alumnus Kyle Connolly ’12 has become one of the first lieutenants in the U.S. Navy to take control of a warship since World War II.
USM Department of Theatre presents a reimagined Greek tale, "The Love of the Nightingale," Nov. 15-24
The USM Department of Theatre season dedicated to uplifting women and women’s voices takes a raw and powerful turn with "The Love of the Nightingale" by Timberlake Wertenbaker. The play opens Friday, November 15, followed by an opening night reception and runs through Sunday, November 24. A special “talk back” event takes place on Thursday, November 21. All performances take place at the historic Russell Hall on the USM Gorham Campus.
USM's Flynn Ross joining Maine effort to address teacher shortage
USM’s Flynn Ross has joined a statewide effort to encourage more people to become teachers. Ross, an associate professor and USM’s Teacher Education chair, has been appointed to the Maine Department of Education’s Educator Talent Committee
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, November 7 - 14, 2019.
EPA awards USM $1.75 million to aid environmental programs in southeastern New England
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1.75 million grant to the University of Southern Maine to create and run a training and technical assistance network overseeing environmental efforts along a section of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastline.
Replay: 'The USM Update,' November 2019
In the November episode of "The USM Update," USM President Glenn Cummings sits down to talk about groundbreaking biology research at USM, global leadership through the Maine Model United Nations program, and how USM is leading the way in sustainable seafood initiatives.
USM hosts the region's largest job fair on Nov. 7
All job seekers are welcome at the University of Southern Maine’s annual fall Job Fair, featuring more than 100 employers from a variety of industries, such as Bangor Savings Bank, Fluid Imaging Technologies, Goodwill Northern New England, MaineHealth, Sweetser, Wayfair and more. The Job Fair takes place on Thursday, November 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Sullivan Gym on USM’s Portland Campus.
USM senior Tyler Walsh assessing, addressing pollution in Casco Bay
Research conducted this summer by USM student Tyler Walsh, through an internship with the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP), aims to better understand nutrient pollution in Casco Bay.
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, October 31 - Nov. 8, 2019.
USM celebrates health and sustainability with local fish
The University of Southern Maine’s dining operations celebrating their success in a three-year, ocean-to-table initiative, achieving a goal of sourcing 100 percent Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested white fish. With the success comes a new designation: “champions” in the Gulf of Maine Research Institute seafood program. And it all began with a student effort.