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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.
Image of Pious Ali
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.
photo of Chris Beam
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
Image of Ian Fowler
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.
Image of Theo Willis by Portland Press Herald photographer Carl D. Walsh
USM researchers Karen Wilson and Theo Willis appeared in a Portland Press Herald story on the return of alewives to Mill Brook in Westbrook. The pair, both faculty from the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, helped lead an annual alewife walk to Goldilocks Falls.
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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.
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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.
In addition to the ABCA All-America team, Dexter was previously named to the All-Little East Conference first team at second base and relief pitcher, the ABCA New England All-Region first team at the utility position, and the D3baseball.com All-Region first team as the relief pitcher.
Freshman Dylan Hapworth was named to the D3baseball.com All-America Third Team. An outfielder, Hapworth led USM in batting.
Dr. Wayne Cowart is retiring this year after 28 years at USM. His contribution to USM’s linguistics program throughout that time is invaluable; in fact, we consider him to be its founder. In 1991 Wayne established the Language Sciences Laboratory, and from there developed the foundation for the ASL/English Interpreting program.
Husky wrestling standout Daniel Del Gallo and NCAA Division III National Champion is the first USM student-athlete to repeat as an Academic All-American and the first student-athlete to earn first team honors since Ashley Marble in 2007.
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USM Events

June 23, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland
June 23, 2017
4:00 PM
Costello Sports Complex, Gorham Campus
June 23, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
June 23, 2017
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Southworth Planetarium
June 24, 2017
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland
June 24, 2017
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
June 26, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Costello Sports Complex - Ice Arena, Gorham Campus
June 26, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Costello Sports Complex, Gorham Campus
June 26, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
June 26, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium