Students use cutting-edge technology to create their own realities
The University of Southern Maine's (USM's) Ci2 Studio is in the first wave, nationwide, to receive a developer license for Microsoft's augmented reality headset, the HoloLens. This technology blends the real world and the virtual world until they seem to operate in the same place.
Shortstop selected by Chicago White Sox in MLB First-Year Player Draft
Congratulations to standout shortstop Sam Dexter '16, a two-time NCAA Division III All-American, who has been drafted to the Chicago White Sox! Dexter is the first USM player to be drafted since 2009, and the 12th USM player to be drafted since 1987.
From United Nations intern to Secretary General of the Maine Model UN
During the Spring 2015 semester, 23-year-old political science student Joshua Dodge served as an intern with the U.S. Department of State in New York. When he returned to the Maine Model UN, he was able to pass on his first-hand experience to more than 500 high school students.
John Gale works as a research associate for the Cutler Institute of Health and Social Policy in the Muskie School of Public Service at USM. At a three-day meeting in Vienna in early June, he addressed the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
USM hails turnaround: admissions numbers substantially up and budget balanced for first time in years
With USM's new student enrollment up by 19% and the budget balanced without outside help for the first time in four years, President Glenn Cummings attributed USM's success to a renewed and growing public interest in the university and the unique education it delivers.
Provost Jeannine Uzzi building upon USM's resurgence
When Jeannine Diddle Uzzi talks about her first year as the University of Southern Maine's senior academic administrator — and her newly permanent title of "provost" — she speaks of "faith," "hope" and "inspiration."