Bailey flood washed clean

Posted on January 20, 2014 by sdritz in News

 The library in Bailey Hall has been open and  providing its normal range of services throughout the first week of school with the exception of the Martin Luther King day weekend, despite the flooding in early January caused by a pipe bursting from the cold.

USM’s libraries don’t normally close for long weekends, but over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, Gorham’s Bailey Hall Library took advantage of the lack of classes to make some much needed repairs. On the morning of Jan. 4 during a routine walkthrough of the building, a member of the USM facilities management department discovered […]

USM budget gap estimate widens

Posted on January 20, 2014 by sdritz in News

In the weeks between the initial presentation of USM’s budget on Nov. 15 and Dec. 9, when the estimate was revised, the structural gap between the funds available and the funds required to keep the university running for the coming year has grown from $11.9 million to $13.9 million. Dick Campbell, USM’s chief financial officer, […]

Maine campuses go international

Posted on February 12, 2013 by sdritz in News

Starting in the fall of 2013, the public universities in Maine may start seeing an upswing in international students. The schools that will most likely be the most impacted are the University of Southern Maine and The University of Maine Orono, which will both be installing International Student Study Centers as a part of the […]