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Nathan Stevens, USM View
The exhibition includes sculpture, installation, digital works, painting, prints, and ceramic pieces by 10 USM art faculty and 10 alumni with whom the faculty have chosen to exhibit.
USM English Students in Glickman Library
USM students have developed an exhibition that explores the imprint of slavery on U.S. history and memory. The “Slavery and Public History” exhibition includes artifacts from the university’s Gerald E. Talbot Collection in the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s African American Collection of Maine and from the Shirley S. and Bernard Kazon Americana Collection.
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Join students and faculty on Monday, December 8 at noon for the "King Tides Trail,” opening reception and trail walk!
If you bring your phone to the dinner table you may miss something.
Christopher Quint
Christopher G. Quint assumed the position of Executive Director of Public Affairs this fall.
Elizabeth Arden's spa, Maine Chance
Don't miss Lisa Walker's lecture on Elizabeth Arden's spa, Maine Chance, which operated from 1934-1970.
The public is invited to attend these events celebrating the transgender and queer community of Portland.
Alumni will provide mentoring, networking and share their professional experiences with current students.
President David Flanagan
Saying, "We must transform our culture, and the way we do business. We must link our programs and services directly to the needs of our students … " President Flanagan announced new Student Services Division on November 13.
Women's Volleyball Team
Congratulations to USM's women's volleyball team for a great season!
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Campus Updates

USM Storm Closing Tuesday, January 27, 2015 USM Sullivan Complex will be open this evening normal hours through 10pm, Monday 1/26/2015 All activities will stop 15 minutes prior to the 10pm closing hour. Tuesday, January 27, 2015 USM will be closed and USM Sullivan Complex is a part of USM & will also be closed due to the Blizzard expected to hit Southern Maine. For Wednesday opening or closing information, please call the USM Storm line for updates. USM Storm line is 780-4800. Please be safe in your homes or travels during the blizzard!
We are closed for in-person and online tutoring. Stay safe.
Chem II study groups will meet at the Writing Center on Mondays at noon and Wednesdays at 1. Come to any or all. Feel free to bring your lunch. Room 187B. Call 753-6513 for more info.
Author Daniel A. Olivas interviews Stonecoast alumna Cindy Williams Gutiérrez about her debut collection "The Small Claim of Bones" (Bilingual Review Press).
USM Theatre Presents Durang’s Satirical One-Acts at Portland Stage Studio Theater
“Christopher Durang writes stingingly funny plays that often parody or satirize American artistic, cultural, and religious icons." - William Steele, director and Professor of Theatre
Pine Tree Admission Consortium update
Concerning Violence still
Prof. Kathleen Wininger will lead the post-film discussion. of "Concerning Violence." A film about post-colonial struggles for liberation, which explores the mechanism of decolonization using text from Frantz Fanon's "The Wretched of the Earth".
Valentine’s Day with Lantz and Kargul: The Secret Loves of the Great Romantics
“Valentine’s Day with Lantz and Kargul: The Secret Loves of the Great Romantics” is co-presented by the USM School of Music and The Lark Society on Sunday, February 15 at 2 p.m., at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland.
Prof. Eve Raimon
Prof. Raimon said that she thought an exhibit of artifacts of African-American history in New England, depicting slavery and racism, might help people better understand the racial tensions that still plague our country to today.
OLLI Spring 2015 Catalog is online!
OLLI Spring 2015 Catalog is online! Online registration starts February 10.
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USM Events

January 27, 2015
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Advocates for Children 124 Canal Street, Lewiston Maine
January 27, 2015
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LAC Campus Room 185
January 27, 2015
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Auburn Public Library 49 Spring Street Auburn, Maine
January 27, 2015
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
January 27, 2015
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
January 27, 2015
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
January 28, 2015
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
211 Wishcamper, USM Portland Campus
January 28, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
January 28, 2015
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Brooks Student Center (G)
January 29, 2015
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
213 Abromson, Portland Campus