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Anne Malin

2017 USM alumna named as Director of Program Development for agency in Kyrgzstan

Anne Malin, a 2017 University of Southern Maine alumna, has been named the Director of Program Development at the Global Research Institute, located in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgzstan. Malin is helping the institute and partners develop a caregiver support program for those caring for an elderly family member with dementia.
USM Associate Professor of History Libby Bischof

Bischof penned essay in award-winning book on amateur movie making history

A book on New England’s amateur movie making history — including an essay by USM Associate Professor of History Libby Bischof — has earned a prestigious award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. e book, “Amateur Movie Making: Aesthetics of the Everyday in New England Film, 1915–1960,” earned the society’s award as the 2018 Best Edited Collection and drew a write-up in the Bangor Daily News.

American Journal publishes story about USM veterans' fundraiser

Student-veterans from University of Southern Maine are working to raise $25,000 by the end of April to help fund activities, events and a make small grants to help veterans finish school. The effort, through USM’s chapter of the Student Veterans of America, was described in a news story published in the American Journal.
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Miller writes BDN column on proficiency diploma

wrote a column in the Bangor Daily News about the state's effort to institute a proficiency diploma. She described the 2012 legislation mandating the change, local and state disagreements and problems that resulted from number-related assessment codes.
USM Professor Libby Bischof presenting a poster

USM hosts first-ever North Atlantic-Arctic Collaborative Showcase

The University of Southern Maine hosted the first-ever North Atlantic-Arctic Collaborative Showcase on Friday, April 6.
USM Professor of Environmental Science Karen Wilson

USM Professor to test lake water quality

USM Professor Karen Wilson will participate in the testing of Highland Lake's water quality this summer.
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Weekly Events Highlights

USM event highlights — week of April 12 - 19, 2018. Here are just a few of the many events happening this week, visit the USM Calendar of Events for the full listing.
Photo by Sun Journal photographer Daryn Slover at community clinic

Sun Journal features student-run Community Clinic at Lewiston campus

A new feature story in the Sun Journal examines the just-opened community clinic at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College. Reporter Kathryn Skelton talked with the mom of a child at the clinic, some of the Master’s in Occupational Therapy students who run the facility and Mary Anderson, the clinic's coordinator and a lecturer in the MOT program.
USM alumnus Hector Ortiz

USM Engineering alumni: From connecting circuits to building the Navy's newest ships

Before Hector Ortiz and Ron Peterson joined Bath Iron Works — helping to design and build the Navy’s state-of-the-art ships — the University of Southern Maine wrought and tempered them into engineers. The rigor of USM’s fully-accredited Department of Engineering prepared the 2014 graduates to perform important roles for the 130-year-old shipbuilder, they said.
Nicolas Dosman featured

Seacoast Online highlights USM's Nicolas Dosman and "Requiem For My Mother"

Seacoast Online highlights USM's Nicolas Dosman and "Requiem For My Mother."