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USM's Curtis Bohlen, who serves as the director of the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, will serve on a panel Thursday looking at the future of Maine's fisheries in the wake of Trump Administration budget cuts. The discussion will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Talbot Auditorium on USM's Portland Campus. It will be free and open to the public.
USM alumnus Fred Knight
Fred Knight, a USM alumnus who graduated in May with degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, is already on his way to a leadership role with General Dynamics Systems in Massachusetts.
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The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine honored USM's Pious Ali and Reza Jalali at its annual meeting on June 11. The organization gave Pious Ali the Gerda Haas Award for Excellence, citing "his ongoing multi-faceted work in Maine fostering meaningful dialogue across cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic and faith-based barriers."
Prof Tracy Michaud Stutzman and Tourism and Hospitality students hiking glacier in Iceland
USM President Glenn Cummings and Tracy Michaud Stutzman, chair of USM's Tourism and Hospitality program were interviewed June 19th on Maine Public's radio show, "Maine Calling," for a discussion of the state's growing relationship with Iceland.
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USM's Chris Beam, an adjunct professor of history, talked about his own experience processing vast amounts of the Watergate tapes for the National Archives in on opinion piece for the Portland Press Herald.
Photo of students in the Honors Travel Abroad program
All are rising sophomores who have completed 30 credits, earned good enough grades to be honors students in good standing and will pay nothing for their nearly two-week-long adventure. Students will visit museums and art exhibits, tour the Nordic country by land and sea, taste their foods, see Reykjavik University and get a chance to visit Iceland's parliament.
Provost Jeannine Diddle Uzzi
Part-time faculty teaching courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish will be joining the Department of Linguistics, effective July 1.
Su Supples, left, with other guests of Maine Calling
The severe nursing shortage in Maine is discussed on Maine Public's "Maine Calling" talk show, featuring USM School of Nursing's Associate Professor Su Sepples, Ph.D., RN
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USM's Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education hopes to reach out to a wider digital audience with a new website and embedded data aimed at drawing more students, researchers, historians and artists into its unique collection.
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USM will receive more than $566,000 to help area high schoolers become the first generation in their families to reach college.
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Campus Updates

Huskies' softball star and Academic All-American Mary Caron is a nominee for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. She is one of 543 nominees across NCAA Division I, II and III institutions.
This class will run 8/28/2017 - 12/15/2017 on Tuesdays from 4:10 PM - 6:40 PM.
Recent USM graduate and former four-year men's basketball player Fred Knight just started his career at General Dynamic Systems after earning his degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and completing an Innovate for Maine internship
MEGGAN GOULD: Bureau of Visual Instruction
The Bureau of Visual Instruction is an ongoing body of work, an open-ended dissection of the fluidity of photographic vision.
MEPRI Researcher Quoted in The Hechinger Report Series
University of Maine Law building
Maine law collaborates with CTEL to create a new certificate.
Pious Ali with his award
Pious Ali was awarded the Gerda Haas Award for Excellence in Holocaust and Human Rights Education and Leadership on June 11, 2017.
Details for interns placed in the Lewiston School District
Learn more about USMs Surplus Store by watching this short video.
Allen was one of nine faculty or staff recipients of the President's Award for Community Engagement.
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USM Events

June 27, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland
June 27, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Community Center
June 28, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland
June 29, 2017
10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland
June 29, 2017
2:55 PM
Glickman Library, Portland
June 29, 2017
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Wishcamper Center, USM, Portland
June 30, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland
June 30, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
June 30, 2017
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium