A free phone, tablet and web app, USM Guidebook, just debuted in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. The app provides resources, event schedules, support services and year-round program information for current students, prospective students and families.
Reza Jalali, coordinator of Multicultural Student Affairs at USM, Dr. Charles H. Norchi, professor of law at the University of Maine School of Law, and University of Maine System Trustee Shawn Moody earned a spot due to their efforts to improve the state and educate its next generation of residents.
Some of USM's most immersive and memorable learning happens on the other side of the world. Students in a leadership project recently journeyed to the South African town of Montagu, located about two hours from the African continent's southern tip. They learned to improve as leaders by first learning to overcome their sense of remoteness.
Activision's Michael Vance came to a full house at the Ci2 to talk about the console video game industry, what it's like to work in Portland for a world-wide organization and what it takes to get "into the industry".
One of the newest students to come to the Ci2 Concept Research Lab, Alex Knight, is going to use his knowledge as a Physics student to develop an immersive virtual reality experience on how stars are formed.