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Sam Dexter '16 selected by Chicago White Sox in MLB First-Year Player Draft

Dexter, a 2016 graduate with a degree in History, is the first USM player to be drafted since the Cincinnati Reds picked Chris Burleson in the 36th round in 2009, and the 12th USM player to be drafted since 1987.

USM’s production of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ receives a rave review from the Press Herald

USM’s production of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ receives a rave theatre review from the Press Herald saying that it handled "emotional undercurrents with ease," and USM sophomore Brittany Burke, acting as Honey, “definitely stood out in her smaller role.”

Engineering program partnerships featured in Jessica Laplante Evan’s Press Herald op-ed on the value of service learning

In the piece, Laplante Evans shares how the Department of Engineering partners with area schools to develop service learning projects to not only better prepare students with hands-on learning opportunities but to serve the needs of the community.

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."

USM’s "Into the Mud" Challenge featured on WMTW Ch. 8 news

USM’s Into the Mud Challenge was featured by WMTW news -- they interviewed student coordinator Clyde Mitchell live. The mud-filled obstacle course was designed, organized and promoted by the USM Sports Management students.

Leadership Studies student McKay featured on WMTW for return to college, softball diamond

Considering the fact Kat McKay is balancing a family with two young boys, a full time job and a return to college, softball head coach Sarah Jamo sees her as a role model for the other student-athletes.

Students in Portland's Ci2 Lab using HoloLens and Vive to create their own realities

USM's Ci2 Studio (Creative Intelligence + Innovation + Collaboration) is proud to announce that they are not only the first Maine school, but are in the first wave of developers nationwide to receive a developer license for Microsoft's augmented reality headset, the HoloLens.

Bischof mentioned in Down East Magazine piece on centennial of Maine Postcard Day

Called a "postcard Johnny Appleseed," by author Brian Kevin, Bischof travels across the state to hand out homemade postcards, complete with stamp, encouraging others to "send more mail"

Cummings honors 108 staffers in recognition ceremony

President Glenn Cummings honored 108 USM staffers who reached milestone anniversaries, including one person who marked her 45th anniversary with the university.

Noyes included in New York Times story about earning Ph.D.

The New York Times recently featured comments by Susan Noyes, an assistant professor in the Occupational Therapy Program, in a story on earning a Ph.D. later in life.

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