Honors Program


image of the two presidents signing the agreement

USM signs agreement to expand relationship with Iceland’s Reykjavik University

USM President Glenn Cummings and Ari Kristinn Jónsson, the president of Iceland's Reykjavik University, have signed an agreement aimed at expanding the relationship between the two schools and providing more opportunities for student and faculty exchanges.
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ICELANDx207: Container Exhibit (and volunteer opportunity!)

ICELANDx207: Container is a multimedia installation by Portland photographer Justin Levesque that documents Iceland's recent entry into Maine’s waterfront and economy via the Icelandic steamship company, Eimskip.

Internship Opportunity with Senator Susan Collins

USM Honors Program alum, Rose Hyland, encourages students to apply for an internship with Senator Susan Collins!

Canis Major Internship Program (MEIF Funded)

Community Engagement and Career Development just opened application for spring 2017 internships at some of the best companies in Maine including IDEXX, Tyler Technologies, Maine Biotechnology Services, and many more. These are part-time internships pay $14 an hour and are focused on STEM disciplines.

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USM debuts free mobile app

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.

Join us for Honors Hour!!!

Starting January 21st, join us every Wednesday (when classes are in session) for an hour of socializing and relaxation in the Honors Lounge (253 Luther Bonney). Enjoy tea and basic sandwich fixing, or bring your lunch. We hope to see you there!

Honors Thesis Defense, Adam Hosack

“I Know the Rules, But How Do I Play?”: The Yugioh Trading Card Game as a Moral Order of Play