Food Studies Program


USM Update taping March 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' March 2019

In the March episode of “The USM Update,” University of Southern Maine (USM) President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from a wide range of disciplines across the university, include Public Health, Theatre and Food Studies.
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Food Studies Hits the Airwaves AGAIN!

Food Studies hits the airwaves again! Check out our Food Studies intern Jordan Lewis and UMaine Cooperative Extension's Frank Wertheim as they chat about the upcoming 2019 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit on WGAN's Positively Maine!PP
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Hungry for Change: A Food Policy Forum

The Cumberland County Food Security Council and Food Studies Program are co-hosting Hungry for Change: A Food Policy Forum on Friday, March 22nd, from 9am-1pm.
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USM Food Studies to host 2019 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit

The 2019 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit (UFWH): "Fighting Hunger in a World of Plenty: Shifting Power and Taking Action" will take place at the University of Southern Maine, March 14 - 16; this is the first time this global summit has been held in the northeastern United States.
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Food Studies Hits the Airwaves!

Check out this great interview on WMPG with Food Studies Director Michael Hillard and Food Studies student Draven Walker.
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New 1-Credit UFWH POP-Up Course!

The Food Studies Program is offering a 1-credit POP-Up course on the UFWH Summit happening March 15-16, 2019.
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FSP 210 Visits Wayside Food Programs

Jamie Picardy's FSP 210 class visits Wayside Food Programs.
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Campus Kitchen Hosting Free Family Dinner on 11/29!

The Campus Kitchen at the University of Southern Maine is hosting a Free Family Dinner on the Portland campus on November 29th at 5p.
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After the Internship: What's Next?

What does a Food Studies intern do after the internship? Kate Holcomb, one of our past graduate student interns, went on to become project manager for Canopy Farms, a rooftop aquaponics greenhouse! Check out this article in The Forecaster.
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Our Grad Assistant, Mary Moran, Graduates!

Mary Moran has been a Graduate Assistant for the Food Studies Program for the 17-18 academic year. She graduated last weekend, so we thought we'd give her a congrats and a highlight on our page.