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Mileva Vignjevic of South Portland
When South Portland's USM student Mileva Vignjevic signed up for Political Science Lecturer Julia Edwards’ class on human rights and international law last spring she had no idea it would take her so far.
Monroe Duboise
Associate Professor Monroe Duboise received Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funding to continue his research to develop an anti-malaria vaccine that will be stable and readily produced using highly scalable and adaptable methods.
With the 2012 Summer Olympics fast approaching, this year’s USM Sport Psychology Institute will offer a unique look at the “mental skills training” provided to Olympic athletes.
A public information session for a new doctoral program at USM focused on educational leadership and policy will be held at 6 p.m.,Tuesday, June 19, Room 133, Wishcamper Center, Bedford Street, Portland.
Associate Professor of Biology Lisa Moore
Congratulations to Associate Professor of Biology Lisa Moore who received three-year, $294,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to work on the AVAToL program building a comprehensive Tree of Life.
 "Kitchen Wall  2011", 18"x23",  Silver Gelatin Print
Daniel E. Davis's black and white photographs will be on display in the Glickman Family Library from June 14 through August 17.
USM Professor Piers Beirne of Bowdoinham was recently named the third recipient of the University of Southern Maine’s Provost Research Fellowship
Pamela Otunnu Porensky
Scarborough resident Pamela Otunnu Porensky will pursue a master's in education at USM's School of Education and Human Development thanks to a Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship for Aspiring Teachers of Color.
The USM LGBT Collection will hold its annual open house from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, in Special Collections, 6th floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland.
Professor James W. Messerschmidt and his former professor Janet Sherman, Esq.
Professor James W. Messerschmidt was recognized by his alma mater, San Diego State University, for his scholarly contributions to the fields of criminology, sociology and gender studies.


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