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Honors student Bryer Sousa presented “Don’t Reinvent the Wheel,” a TEDx talk, at UNE this spring.

Bryer draws from his experiences working with water sanitation projects in third world countries to give insight into the best practices for helping these communities. Sometimes the best projects are the simplest that don't need to be reinvented.

Congratulations to the FOUR Honors Students who have won the UROP fellowships for 2016-17!

Congratulations to the FOUR Honors Students who have won the UROP fellowships for 2016-17. The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) at USM is a scholarly fellowship that brings together diverse areas of undergraduate student research and creative activities. It is a program for student-faculty collaboration with tremendous mutual intellectual and professional development benefits.

Professor Assunta Kent directing Rachael Crothers's He and She

A staged reading, directed by our very own Professor Assunta Kent, of Rachael Crothers's famous 1920 play He and She will be performed by Intro Theatre students here in the Talbot Lecture Hall, Portland Campus.

Honors Program Heads to Iceland!

A generous gift from A. Carolla Hagland and a large grant from MEIF will work together to fund Honors Program trips to Iceland.

Congratulations Leah Dell!

USM Athletic Training Student Leah Dell wins quiz bowl, earns scholarship at Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association conference.

Reader’s Theatre

Monday, November 16th Students will perform selected scenes from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin and George Aiken’s theatrical dramatization of the novel from the 1850s. 5:45PM-7:30PM 10 Bailey Hall, Gorham Campus

Honors student publishes with Portland based publishing company Pine Pitch Press

USM Honors student Jacob LiBrizzi publishes poem with Portland based publishing company Pine Pitch Press. The poem Cesium’s Bell will appear in the collected works issue Then, Again, centering on the theme “seconds.”

Waking Windows

This Saturday, October 10th, Waking Windows, a music, arts, comedy, and literature festival organized by USM English major Nat Baldwin will take place in downtown Portland, ME, featuring over 60 performers in 10 venues.

As You Like It

Professor Assunta Kent and the Theater Department present Shakespeare’s comedy, As You Like It with ASL Shadow-Signing.