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USM alumnus Gary Williamson of Bethel was inducted into Maine Baseball Hall of Fame due to his passion, commitment and dedication to the sport.
USM Department of Environmental Science and Policy Associate Research Professor Karen Wilson spoke to MPBN about Maine volunteers contributing their time for citizen science projects.
USM Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Uzzi wrote a feature article for the summer 2016 issue of the Maine Humanities Council newsletter entitled, “How I Learned to Read the Odyssey.” She discloses that the theme of Homer’s Odyssey never revealed itself until she began reading it with combat Veterans.
USM alumna, Laura Stevens won The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, which is given to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the country. Stevens received a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation to be used at her discretion. Stevens currently teaches at Kaler Elementary School as well as at USM teaching ETEP.
Parent liaison Safiya Mohamed and Portland Empowered's Becca Matusovich
USM’s Muskie School of Public Service strives to bridge cultural communication gaps with a community partnership entitled, ‘Portland Empowered.’ The initiative's goal is to work closely with students and parents to create innovative ways to increase their involvement in education and empower the immigrant community.
The Sun Journal featured quotes by USM's Pat Hager regarding hard working Somali students and the University's rising graduation rates.
Maine SBDC photo
Maine Small Business Development Center named USM’s Christine Long as the 2016 State Star.
image of USM's Lewiston campus
The Multi-Cultural Center at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College is hosting a panel discussion titled, "Help Your Children Succeed in School." The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. and will be located in Room 170 at the Lewiston Campus.
Photo of Daniel Martinez, assistant professor in USM’s Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Martinez was recently commissioned by major science and engineering publisher Elsevier to co-write a book on energy efficiency with his long-time co-author, Ben Ebenhack.
photo of sports complex
USM's Office of Admissions will host a college fair Sept. 27 in Gorham, gathering representatives from more than 160 colleges and universities.


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