Honors Program


The USM Department of English once again is presenting its annual lecture series, offering three faculty lectures on diverse topics involving critical historical and cultural analysis. The lectures, which are free and open to the public, represent the interdisciplinary and cutting-edge approach taken to scholarly work by the department faculty.
Come and join the Philosophy Dept. for a dynamic panel discussion on "William James in Focus: Willing to Believe", authored by Prof. William Gavin. Thursday, Oct 23, 1:15-2:30 pm, Glickman Library, 7th Floor, Portland Campus. Pizza will be served at 1:00 pm. Free & Open to the public.
Listen to our very own Honors faculty, Professor Nancy Gish, interviewed on Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Dr. Gish discusses her recent trip to Scotland to witness their historic vote on independence.
Honors students enjoying slices of homemade pie at Honors Hour.
Join us for Honors Hour every Wednesday 12:30-1:30.
Did you know that Honors has a new Peer Mentor program to support new students adjust to life at USM? Want to make friends and get tips on succeeding in your Honors classes? Join us for 2 special "meet and greet" sessions!
Adam Hosack completed his Honors thesis course requirements, defended his undergraduate thesis and received his Honors sash to wear at commencement.
“I Know the Rules, But How Do I Play?”: The Yugioh Trading Card Game as a Moral Order of Play
Gift to USM Honors Program from Honors student Fatoumata Issifi Hidjo
Jenna Rossnagel is an Honors student and majoring in the Tourism and Hospitality Program. The Festival and Event Planning class in the USM Tourism and Hospitality Program coordinated the event.
Franklin Kendrick earned his Video Production degree from the University of Southern Maine in 2010 and has worked on many television programs since then. Most recently he has acted as Assistant Editor on "Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved" on History Channel, and Season One of "Ice Cold Gold" on Animal Planet. Check out his new book, MACYNTIRE & HOUGH (The Macyntire & Hough Saga) (Volume 1) by Franklin Kendrick (Oct 8, 2013)


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