Research

Through research, scholarship, and creative activity, the University of Southern Maine's faculty, staff, and students promote knowledge and creative solutions that benefit our economy, enhance our communities, and improve quality of life for all Maine citizens. Learn more about Research.

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Maine Economic Development

Students at USM have multiple opportunities to work closely with faculty and other students to go beyond the classroom to real world learning experiences.
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Funded Research

At USM, our experienced research faculty and staff take pride in our collaborative partnering with organizations and communities throughout the nation.

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Community Engagement

Research is a vital way for faculty and students to bridge academic scholarship and learning with helping communities create real world solutions.
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Faculty Scholarship & Creative Activity

Faculty at the University of Southern Maine are involved in significant scholarship and creative activity in many ways.
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Student Research

Students at USM have multiple opportunities to work closely with faculty and other students to go beyond the classroom to real world learning experiences.

Research Administration

Staff from the Office of the Research Director advance and encourage research at USM, serving as resource and support for research faculty, staff, and students.

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Events

Sep
19
Mon

Arctic Event: Lightning Workshop

11:00 AM, Androscoggin Room, Lewiston-Auburn Campus
Sep
26
Mon

Arctic Event: Lightning Workshop

8:00 AM, Brooks Center, Gorham Campus
Sep
26
Mon

Iceland Speaker Series: Sustainable Adaptations

5:00 PM, USM Glickman Library, Cohen Center, Portland Campus
Sep
27
Tue

Arctic Event: Lightning Workshop

5:30 PM, Brooks Center, Gorham Campus
Sep
28
Wed

The New North Atlantic

5:00 PM, Glickman Library, Cohen Center, Portland Campus