College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences


Arabic course offered on Portland and Gorham campuses this spring

USM, Deering High School collaboration on Arabic course recognized in the Forecaster

Adam Tuchinsky, Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, was quoted in a Forecaster story on Dec. 12 about USM’s recent collaboration with Deering High School on a successful dual-enrollment Arabic course for high school and USM students. The course will be offered on both Portland and Gorham USM campuses in the spring.
Elisabeth Marshall USM voice faculty

USM School of Music voice faculty Elisabeth Marshall '02 awarded citation from The American Prize

On December 7, Elisabeth Marshall ‘02 was awarded a Special Citation from The American Prize Friedrich and Virginia Schorr Memorial Award in Vocal Performance (women in art song and oratorio, professional division), for "Outstanding Performance in Music before 1800."

2016 Fall Course Highlights

2016 Fall Course Highlights

Faculty Lecture Series

Drones: Weapons of War or Tools for Entertainment

English Professor Bertram to give lecture about Shakespeare's First Folio

Shakespeare’s First Folio

Faculty Lecture Series

Vexation Lullaby

History professor Libby Bischof’s latest book receives positive review from Portland Press Herald

History professor Libby Bischof’s latest book receives positive review from Portland Press Herald

Associate Professor of Political Science Moderates Portland Mayoral Debate

Associate Professor, Ron Schmidt, moderated the October 7th mayoral debate titled, "Choosing Portland's Future: Who Will Lead the Way?" held at Hannaford Hall on the USM campus.

Portland Women's History Trail App Launched

Eileen Eagan, Associate Professor of History at USM, and students from her Women's History class have launched the Portland Women's History Trail app funded by a $10,000 grant from the Maine Economic Improvement Fund.

Political Science Professor Vassallo Talks Online Activism in WIRED

The piece in the tech-centric publication investigates how activism and aid during times of humanitarian crisis have changed thanks to the advances of social media, online giving and other technologies.