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Katie Tomer

USM Grad Student Publishes Paper on Wabanaki Self Governance

It is rare for a grad student — particularly one who isn’t in a PhD program — to present as sole author in Maine Policy Review.
A photo of Lorrie Spaulding

A Conversation with Lorrie Spaulding, Director of Veterans Services at USM

Lorrie Spaulding is the Director of Veterans Services and the School Certifying Official (SCO) for USM's Division of Student Success. USM's Veterans Services is a resource for veterans, service members, and their families.
USM Student Body President Hannah Qiu

USM Voices: Qiu says USM ‘brought the real me back’

Watch to learn why Finance major Hannah Qiu of Gardiner, Maine, wanted to serve her classmates as Student Body President and why she loves USM.

Portland Press Herald features Hiroshima op-ed by Rebecca Gibbons

Rebecca Gibbons marked the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima on Aug. 6th with an op-ed story in the Portland Press Herald.
portrait of Victor Ivarsson '17

Business alum's degrees prepared him to lead the way in the software industry in Sweden

After earning a double major in International Business and Marketing at USM in only three years, while playing ice hockey and running mid-distance for the track and field team, Victor Ivarrson '17 is pursuing his career dreams in Stockholm.
Stonecoast MFA student Becky Thompson

USM Voices: Stonecoast MFA student teaching on the island of Lesvos

USM Stonecoast MFA student Becky Thompson shares her experience teaching poetry to non-English speaking students in Lesvos this summer.
Sam Matey and colleagues in Madagascar

USM Voices: Follow recent grad Sam Matey on his journey to Madagascar

Environmental Science grad Sam Matey '19 has been spending his summer studying Madagascar's lemurs with a cohort of international scientists as part of the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership. Follow his journey on his blog, The Weekly Anthropocene, shared here as part of USM Voices.

USM Voices: Haitian students learn about Franco-Americans at LAC

Maine’s French heritage, language and immigrant history was showcased on Thursday, July 18, when high school students from Haiti visited Lewiston to learn about the city’s Franco Americans.
Louisa Munk

MPH student writes BDN Op-Ed on sensible drug policy

Louisa Munk, a Master of Public Health student at USM, recently wrote a piece on sensible drug policy published in the Bangor Daily News.
Gerstenblatt

Professor's piece on veterinary social work published in Portland Press Herald

Paula Gerstenblatt, a USM assistant professor of Social Work, has published a piece in the Portland Press Herald, writing that research on the human-animal bond indicates pets are considered family, and the connection equals or exceeds that experienced between humans.

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