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Remembering Marcia-Anne Dobres

Remembering Marcia-Anne Dobres
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USM grad Julia Gustafson ’20 earns prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Julia Gustafson has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship that will pay her tuition and expenses for the four years it will take her to earn a doctorate at the University of Cambridge.
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Congratulations to Morgan Day, Art History Major with Minors in Archaeology and History

Congratulations to Morgan Day (Art History Major with Minors in Archaeology and History)!! She has been accepted into Boston University's Preservation Studies MA program concentrating in Archaeology.
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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus David D. Davis

Geography-Anthropology mourns the passing of our friend and colleague Professor Emeritus David D. Davis, Ph.D.
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Geography-Anthropology alumni Jeff DeRosa in Antarctica interview by Channel 8 news

University of Southern Maine Geography-Anthropology Graduate, Jeff DeRosa, found himself in one of the most remote places on Earth as the coronavirus pandemic hit last year.
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Cartography in the European Enlightenment: How to build a reference work in three easy conversations

Our very own Matthew Edney, Professor of Geography and Faculty Scholar and Osher Chair in the History of Cartography (and Director of the History of Cartography Project), will be co-presenting a three part-series, “Cartography in the European Enlightenment: How to build a reference work in three easy conversations.”
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USM storytellers collaborate for new book about the Presumpscot River

USM Professor of Environmental Science and Policy Robert Sanford co-edited the recently published book “River Voices: Perspectives on the Presumpscot” — and he had a raft of USM faculty and staff collaborators on board for the project.
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USM professor highlighted in national press for COVID-19 gender data research

The work of biological anthropologist Heather Shattuck-Heidorn — a USM assistant professor with ties to Harvard University — is drawing national attention for her work to understand why more men than women are dying from COVID-19.
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Check out this New York Times article cowritten by Alum Heather Shattuck-Heidorn

More men than women are dying of Covid-19. The numbers are striking. In Italy, men in their 50s died at four times the rate of women in their 50s. Globally, twice as many men than women may be dying of Covid-19....

Congratulations to our newest graduates! Watch USM’s 140th Commencement: Online Celebration!

Congratulations to our newest graduates! Watch USM’s 140th Commencement: Online Celebration!

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