The Bangor Daily News profiled USM's new food studies program in a feature story published on Feb. 21. The piece, by reporter Lauren Abbate, was featured in the newspaper's Homestead section and included interviews with Executive Director Michael Hillard and visiting professor Kristen Reynolds.
Maine native Kelly Clements, the United Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees, met with
students and community members during a Feb. 17 discussion at USM's Glickman Library. Clements described the massive challenges created by an estimated worldwide population of 65 million refugees.
The session was covered by the Portland Press Herald and Maine Public.
The USM Department of Theatre and School of Music will present their quadrennial opera, Otto Nicolai’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” on Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 12 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall in Gorham.
Taking as its starting point the relationship between two celebrated horsemen, Hotspur and Prince Hal in Shakespeare’s second tetralogy, this talk investigates how the conjunction of cognitive theories of embodied mind, the insights of animal studies, and queer theory can illuminate Shakespeare’s depiction of the human-equine partnership’s erotic content.