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USM, WMPG announce new podcast, 'USM Now'

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The University of Southern Maine (USM), in collaboration with WMPG Community Radio, is excited to announce the launch of its new podcast, “USM Now.”

As its name suggests, "USM Now" details the current and future happenings at the University of Southern Maine. From workforce development initiatives, groundbreaking research, exciting faculty accomplishments, thought-provoking events, the arts and more.

The podcast’s first episode features University President Glenn Cummings as he sits down with host Suzanne Murphy to discuss USM’s role in growing Maine’s workforce. 

New episodes of the podcast will appear biweekly on, as well as Soundcloud. Follow to stay in the know.

In addition to "USM Now," WMPG will begin to periodically air segments from USM's television show, "The USM Update," over the airwaves on 90.9 FM. "The USM Update" is a monthly, half-hour program covering all things about the University of Southern Maine — from groundbreaking research to multicultural initiatives, workforce development and more — hosted by Cummings during the academic year.