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Crowds came to USM's Portland campus to view the solar eclipse Monday

Local media report on USM eclipse events

Local news outlets have reported on the large crowds who came to USM to view the solar eclipse on Monday.
NASA image on the upcoming eclipse

USM's Gleason quoted in Boston Globe on August's total eclipse

USM's Edward Gleason, who manages the Southworth Planetarium, was quoted in a Boston Globe story anticipating the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun. "This might be the most watched eclipse in human history, that is the claim being made in astronomy circles anyway," he told the Globe.
Dr. Joy Hirsch

Yale neuroscientist to speak May 5 at USM on her exploration of the brain and human interaction

Cutting edge exploration into the way people communicate — and how their brains interact — will be the focus of a lecture by Dr. Joy Hirsch, a neuroscientist with the Yale School of Medicine. Her talk, titled "When Two Brains Collide," will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5 at USM's Southworth Planetarium on the Portland Campus.