English lecturer Alex Irvine is building off of his personal passions as he helps to craft a new Gaming and Simulation Design program for USM. In his spare time, he works on projects like writing a novelization of Marvel's Doctor Strange movie or a graphic novel history of baseball.
History major and archaeology minor Anju Roy is making time for a little fun outside the classroom during her study abroad at the University of Southern Maine's (USM's) partner institution Kanda Gaigo University: She recently entered and became a finalist in the 2017 Tokyo Kimono Queen Contest.
Students performed the Broadway hit Avenue Q at Corthell Hall on our Gorham Campus. This musical is a humorous story about young adults dealing with issues such as fidelity, friendship, and romantic relationships — and the majority of the characters are puppets.
Student artist Shannon Sockalexis has created a seven-panel comic strip to tell the history of the Penobscot Nation from the colonial era through the present day. By using this light-hearted approach, Sockalexis hopes to bring more understanding to a complex and sometimes uncomfortable topic.
On Tuesday, Jan. 31, USM Corporate Partners will kick off its 2017 season. David Shaw, founder of Idexx Laboratories, will discuss how Maine leads the way when it comes to innovation and investment in our national parks.
USM Nursing and Tourism students traveled to Cuba first-of-its-kind trip for UMaine System
Students and faculty from both the Nursing and Tourism and Hospitality programs departed on the first-of-its-kind trip on Tuesday, Dec. 27, in hopes of learning more about the communist island nation’s tourism and health care industries.
USM School of Music announces Spring 2017 concert season
The season includes a full slate of diverse performances featuring faculty-led student ensembles, faculty concerts, USM’s quadrennial opera, the world premiere of an interdisciplinary collaboration, an award-winning visiting artist’s concerto premiere with the USM Concert Band and more.
USM Art Department and Gallery announce exhibitions and programs for Spring 2017
The USM Art Department and Galleries will present two exhibitions this spring showcasing the work of prolific mixed media artist Clint Fulkerson, as well as the creative work of Maine Art Education Association members, who teach in Maine’s public and private schools and universities.
USM’s Muskie School of Public Service awarded a $233,000 grant to study cost-of-health-care pilot program
USM's Muskie School of Public Service, in partnership with Maine Quality Counts and the Maine Health Data Organization, has been awarded a $233,000 one year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine new ways of informing patients about the cost of their health care.