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Provost Jeannine Diddle Uzzi
When Jeannine Diddle Uzzi talks about her first year as the University of Southern Maine's senior academic administrator — and her newly permanent title of "provost" — she speaks of "faith," "hope" and "inspiration."
USM's Into the Mud Challenge
USM’s Into the Mud Challenge was featured by WMTW news -- they interviewed student coordinator Clyde Mitchell live. The mud-filled obstacle course was designed, organized and promoted by the USM Sports Management students.
photo of Leadership Studies student Kat McKay being interviewed on WMTW TV
Considering the fact Kat McKay is balancing a family with two young boys, a full time job and a return to college, softball head coach Sarah Jamo sees her as a role model for the other student-athletes.
Student wearing HoloLens in USM's Ci2 studio
USM's Ci2 Studio (Creative Intelligence + Innovation + Collaboration) is proud to announce that they are not only the first Maine school, but are in the first wave of developers nationwide to receive a developer license for Microsoft's augmented reality headset, the HoloLens.
Photos of two historic Maine postcards provided by the Maine Postcard project
Called a "postcard Johnny Appleseed," by author Brian Kevin, Bischof travels across the state to hand out homemade postcards, complete with stamp, encouraging others to "send more mail"
Karen Hart
President Glenn Cummings honored 108 USM staffers who reached milestone anniversaries, including one person who marked her 45th anniversary with the university.
The New York Times recently featured comments by Susan Noyes, an assistant professor in the Occupational Therapy Program, in a story on earning a Ph.D. later in life.
Photo courtesy of Husky Ruck
Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz wrote a moving piece on the May 7 Husky Ruck, which raised more than $10,000 for the Corporal Mark Goyet Memorial Foundation.
WCSH-TV image
Members of USM's Geography-Anthropology Student Association were guests on the WCSH-TV show "207" for their work in making stone tools.
A map from the Osher Map Library
The Spring 2016 issue of the "Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment of the Humanities," features USM's Osher Map Library.


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