Office of Public Affairs
USM alumna, Laura Stevens won The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which is given to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the country. Stevens received a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation to be used at her discretion. Stevens currently teaches at Kaler Elementary School as well as at USM teaching ETEP.
USM’s Muskie School of Public Service strives to bridge cultural communication gaps with a community partnership entitled, ‘Portland Empowered.’ The initiative's goal is to work closely with students and parents to create innovative ways to increase their involvement in education and empower the immigrant community.
The Sun Journal featured quotes by USM's Pat Hager regarding hard working Somali students and the University's rising graduation rates.
Maine Small Business Development Center named USM’s Christine Long as the 2016 State Star.
The Multi-Cultural Center at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College is hosting a panel discussion titled, "Help Your Children Succeed in School." The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. and will be located in Room 170 at the Lewiston Campus.
Martinez was recently commissioned by major science and engineering publisher Elsevier to co-write a book on energy efficiency with his long-time co-author, Ben Ebenhack.
USM's Office of Admissions will host a college fair Sept. 27 in Gorham, gathering representatives from more than 160 colleges and universities.
Merasi — following musical traditions begun along the trade routes of desert India and performed for maharajas — will take the stage Sept. 29 at the University of Southern Maine.
USM plans for a new food studies program — including new faculty and paid internships — has drawn media attention.
Molly Ringwald, the star of 1980's movies "The Breakfast Club" and "Pretty in Pink," chatted and took photos with several dozen USM students on the Gorham campus on Sept. 13.