Find the joy and light of the season at these USM December events
Kick off the holiday season with the USM School of Music and Southworth Planetarium. Enjoy an evening of song with the USM Chamber Singers, or learn about the history and astronomy of the holiday season at the Planetarium.
USM's Southworth Planetarium featured in the Sun Journal
The Sun Journal featured USM's Southworth Planetarium and suggested the venue as a great option to consider for New Year's Eve.
Celebrate the season at USM - through song, stage and sky
The USM School of Music, Department of Theatre, and Southworth Planetarium are all offering events to celebrate the holiday season.
Local media report on USM eclipse events
Local news outlets have reported on the large crowds who came to USM to view the solar eclipse on Monday.
USM's Gleason quoted in Boston Globe on August's total eclipse
USM's Edward Gleason, who manages the Southworth Planetarium, was quoted in a Boston Globe story anticipating the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun. "This might be the most watched eclipse in human history, that is the claim being made in astronomy circles anyway," he told the Globe.
Yale neuroscientist to speak May 5 at USM on her exploration of the brain and human interaction
Cutting edge exploration into the way people communicate — and how their brains interact — will be the focus of a lecture by Dr. Joy Hirsch, a neuroscientist with the Yale School of Medicine. Her talk, titled "When Two Brains Collide," will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5 at USM's Southworth Planetarium on the Portland Campus.