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Alumnus Camden Ege named a 2019 Red Cross ‘Real Hero’

Camden Ege, a USM alumnus and former assistant director of Veterans Services, has been named a 2019 American Red Cross of Maine Southern Maine Real Hero for his work helping veterans transition back to civilian life.
Julie Ziffer

Physics professor to teach astronomy to Buddhist monks in India

USM Professor of Physics Julie Ziffer will spend part of her summer in India, where she will teach astronomy to Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns as part of the 2019 Robert A. Paul Emory-Tibet Science Initiative.
Portland campus

Alumna to receive global leadership award

Apryl King, a Saco native who recently graduated from the University of Southern Maine (USM), will receive the Future Global Leader Award for her exceptional work as an intern at the Maine International Trade Center (MITC).
Jan Piribeck at CMCA panel

"Melt Down" exhibition at CMCA includes work of USM Art faculty and alum

The current exhibition, “Melt Down,” on view through June 9 at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) in Rockland tells the story of climate change through photographs and videos by Maine artists who have traveled to the Arctic and Antarctica and includes work by USM Art faculty and alumnus.
 “Energy Efficiency: Concepts and Calculations.”

Environmental Science professor publishes third book on energy

Daniel Martínez, associate professor of Environmental Science and Policy at the University of Southern Maine (USM), recently completed his third book, “Energy Efficiency: Concepts and Calculations.”
Zoe Grant, 2019 USM grad and Cherry Blossom Princess

Zoe Grant '19 wins national honor as Cherry Blossom Princess

In addition to her many accomplishments as a graduating senior, and competitive snowboarder, Zoe Grant wrapped up her semester and her career at the University of Southern Maine with a national honor, being one of the nation’s Cherry Blossom Princesses.
Portrait of Saigelyn Green

Saigelyn Green, 2019 Featured Graduate

Saigelyn Green knew she wanted to enroll at USM when she saw the water tower atop USM’s Gorham campus. For four years of singing and study — earning magna cum laude honors on her bachelor’s degree in Music Education — the Derby, Vermont native made USM her home, she said.
Portrait of Lexi Bartlett

Lexi Bartlett, 2019 Featured Graduate

Lexi Bartlett grew up in Houlton, Maine, the last exit on the 1,908-mile-long Interstate 95. Since enrolling at USM she has become a traveller, taking school trips to both Iceland and China. And she’s getting ready for another leap abroad after she graduates from USM, where she earned cum laude honors with her bachelor’s degree in political science.
Portrait of Ezra Merriman Briggs

Ezra Merriman Briggs, Featured 2019 graduate

Ezra Merriman Briggs came to USM from the tiny Down East town of Lubec, Maine. “I was homeschooled and this was my first time coming into a formal educational setting,” Briggs said. “It was also my first time living in close proximity to a lot of other people.” He excelled, earning magna cum laude honors with his bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
Portrait of Kimberly Howrigan

Kimberly Howrigan, 2019 Featured Graduate

Kimberly Howrigan of Fairfield, Vermont spent USM years creating an impressive resume as a scholar and an athlete. She will graduate with a bachelor's degree in business administration. She earned magna cum laude honors for her academics. She served as the captain of the women's basketball team and president of the USM Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which earned national honors for efforts in the community, including working with athletes from the Maine Special Olympics.