Unparalleled scholarly resource gifted to students
University of Southern Maine (USM) students are the proud recipients of an immeasurable gift from Harold and Peggy Osher, the Osher Map Collection — one of the finest map collections in the world. The gift is the largest in our university's history and in fact, the entire University of Maine System.
What if you could access a dedicated space for experimental technology, with inspirational faculty, and entrepreneurial peers eager to collaborate on new ideas and solutions? You'll find it here. Welcome to the Ci2 Lab.
When our students, faculty, staff, and President Glenn Cummings gathered with the Southern Maine LGBTQ+ community for the annual Portland Pride parade, they shared our University's message loud and clear: "Educate. No hate."
Information Sessions for Adult & Transfer Students
We know it can be tough to fit an education into your working life or family life. That's why our upcoming information session on July 25 is tailored for adult and transfer students looking to explore our majors, financial aid, scholarships, prior learning assessment, and the admission process.
Nursing professor wins $25,000 from New England Patriots to help her practice
School of Nursing professor Patsy Thomson Leavitt has won an incredible $25,000 for her charity, the Leavitt’s Mill Free Health Center in Buxton, from the Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards and the New England Patriots.
In the season finale of "The USM Update" for the 2017-2018 academic year, USM President Glenn Cummings welcomes guests from some of the University's better-known departments, including the University's acclaimed Department of Linguistics and its Office of Sustainability. Plus, catch up with three of USM's featured graduates.
USM faculty member wins $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize
Martín Espada, a faculty member in the University's Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing, has won the $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, one of the nation’s most prestigious and financially rewarding literary prizes recognizing the lifetime achievement of a living poet.