College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
The Maine Model United Nations Program teaches high school students the importance of global awareness, global citizenship and diplomacy. More than 500 middle and high school students, representing 30 schools from Maine and Vermont, will stay in dorms on the USM Gorham campus and participate in a variety of sessions where they simulate the working of the United Nations in various committees and roles.
Mayor of Portland Michael Brennan delivered a keynote address about his Initiative for a Healthy and Sustainable Food System, which is asking that Portland’s public schools, universities, and hospitals, source up to 50% of their food locally.
The documentary follows five immigrant teenagers for one year as they attend public high school in Brooklyn, N.Y.
See what the visual and performing arts at USM have going on in the month of February!
The new year brings many new and exciting visual and performing arts events to USM.
USM offers a bright array of performing and visual arts for November!
Youth in Action: Side x Side and USM have been awarded a $1.9 million Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination (AEMDD) grant to use for a four-year-long, arts-education program, titled “Project Imagine,” in the Portland Public Schools.
USM's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers an array of visual and performing arts activities for October.
USM College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers an array of visual and performing arts activities for September.
As the city of Portland grapples with the issue of making a citywide mandatory increase in the minimum wage for all workers, faculty from the University of Southern Maine (USM) are contributing their expertise to this important discussion.