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Provost Jeannine Uzzi pens article on teaching college-level math
USM Provost Jeannine Diddle Uzzi has written an article about rethinking the way math is taught on college campuses, arguing that it should be taught similarly to how languages, such as Latin, are taught.
Compassionate intervention needed for veterans, USM's Bernacchio and Reagan wrote in Portland Press Herald
Caring and compassionate individuals can lessen the tragic trend of veteran suicide, Associate Professor Charles Bernacchio and USM student Tiffany Reagan wrote in the Portland Press Herald.
School of Business' Derek Tharp published in Wall Street Journal
Assistant Professor of Finance Derek Tharp recently had two articles published in the Wall Street Journal’s Experts Blog.
USM Voices: Free Press reports on new program helping students learn better
AGILE was created out of the growing understanding of the multiplicity of the student body. From commuters, to campus-dwellers, full-time workers, parents and adult students, the diversity of USM is matched in the variety of learning techniques available through AGILE.
Bernacchio co-authors column on suicide in Portland Press Herald
With greater understand, fewer people would commit suicide, Associate Professor Charles Bernacchio and two co-authors in a just published column in the Portland Press Herald.
McDonnell writes in Press Herald about need for education in workforce development
Joseph McDonnell of USM’s Muskie School of Public Service says increased higher education — with less student debt and more internships and apprenticeships — will help Maine prepare for a forecast smaller workforce. The advice came in an op-ed column titled “Maine’s workforce challenges call for bold public strategies” and published in the Portland Press Herald.
Truth and Thinking Matters
On April 20th, the University of Southern Maine held a Thinking Matters symposium where students show off their research and their service to the community.
USM Voices: Human rights advocate Loretta Ross visits USM
A USM student's take on Loretta Ross' "Reproductive Justice in the Age of Trump" talk at USM.
'College is the smart choice' writes USM President Cummings in Portland Press Herald
Four bad reasons to rule out college and four good reasons to rule it in were the subject of an op/ed column published in the Portland Press Herald and written by University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings. The column was titled “College is smart choice, if you want it.”
Erica King of USM's Muskie School writes column about juvenile corrections for BDN
Maine needs to help youth in the juvenile justice system thrive while being both safe and accountable, says Erica King, a policy associate at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service.