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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.
Press Herald column featured "Husky Ruck" effort for veterans
Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz wrote a moving piece on the May 7 Husky Ruck, which raised more than $10,000 for the Corporal Mark Goyet Memorial Foundation.
USM’s Geography-Anthropology Student Association appeared in WCSH-TV show “207”
Members of USM's Geography-Anthropology Student Association were guests on the WCSH-TV show "207" for their work in making stone tools.