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Mariana Cruz, USM's first assistant dean for diversity and inclusion, wants to help her new school become the "University of Everyone."
USM Art Galleries are pleased to announce the start of the Fall 2016 season, beginning with the Aug. 29th debut of "Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts" by Gina Adams, the first of two exhibits with Native American themes.
UPDATE 8/16: On Friday, an incident of harassment was reported in the Glickman Library. This was reported to USM Public Safety and the Dean of Students Office is responding.
In its first three years, the program has awarded small grants to more than 140 faculty while funding Strengths testing for more than 2,000 students, faculty and staff.
On Thursday, Aug. 18, students will share their work with the community at the annual Capstone and Graduate Symposium poster presentation. The following evening, the School of Nursing will graduate its Accelerated Program class of 2016.
Hughes will compete for the U.S. sailing team in Rio, along with sailing partner Stuart McNay, in the 470 class -- a two-person dinghy. These will be the first games for Hughes as a competitor, but not his first go-around with U.S. Sailing.
Christopher Poulos '16 will take his efforts to aid people in recovery to Texas. The recent graduate of the University of Maine School of Law has been named the executive director of the Life of Purpose Treatment, a facility at the University of North Texas.
Three graduate students — two from USM and one from the University of Iceland — spent weeks learning about the other's culture and approach to public health this summer in a first-time exchange.
President Glenn Cummings wrote a special Op Ed for The Press Herald reaching out to potential students urging them to think with deeper purpose regarding pursuing their education.
Developing students' confidence to pursue college -- and the skills to get in and excel -- is what the Upward Bound program is all about. A 2009 Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. report on Upward Bound participants found that they were more likely to enroll in college, apply for student financial aid and complete a college degree than other equally qualified students.