College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Posted May 11, 2015
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.
Posted March 20, 2015
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.
Posted March 19, 2015
The documentary follows five immigrant teenagers for one year as they attend public high school in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Posted January 29, 2015
See what the visual and performing arts at USM have going on in the month of February!
Posted January 21, 2015
The new year brings many new and exciting visual and performing arts events to USM.
Posted November 5, 2014
USM offers a bright array of performing and visual arts for November!
Posted October 22, 2014
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.
Posted October 1, 2014
USM's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers an array of visual and performing arts activities for October.
Posted September 16, 2014
USM College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers an array of visual and performing arts activities for September.
Posted August 15, 2014
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.