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USM jazz faculty Chris Klaxton collaborates on Boston Music Awards' album of the year
On December 7th, Chris Klaxton, artist faculty in jazz trumpet and jazz piano at the University of Southern Maine, attended the 30th annual Boston Music Awards at the House of Blues to celebrate his collaboration on this year’s BMA Album of the Year, “Torch Song” by STL GLD, a project of hip-hop artists Moe Pope and “The Arcitype.”
Del Gallo aims to follow brother to wrestling championship
The younger brother of Daniel Del Gallo — the 2017 USM graduate who earned a wrestling national championship — wants to give the Huskies another title. Peter Del Gallo, a USM sophomore, is currently ranked as Number 3 in the country.
School of Music faculty member to conduct PSO chorus in 'Magic of Christmas'
On Dec. 4, the Forecaster previewed the “Magic of Christmas,” the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s annual holiday show at Merrill Auditorium, highlighting assistant professor and director of choral studies at USM, Nicolás Alberto Dosman, as “a new face” in this year’s ensemble.
Winter’s Coming – time to review USM’s Snow Closing policy
As we head into winter - please visit http://usm.maine.edu/usmalert/ to either sign up for the USM ALERT system or to ensure that your account is still active. The details of USM’s snow closing policy are listed online (including the bus schedule).
Replay: 'The USM Update' December 4, 2017
In this episode of "The USM Update," President Glenn Cummings welcomes guests to talk about exciting new research in aquaponics and USM's School of Business, as he extends his greetings for the holiday season while introducing music the sounds of USM's School of Music Chamber Singers.
The ICE Minor: Fueling Innovation in Southern Maine
The minor in Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE), now in its third year, seeks to expose USM students to the science behind creativity, tools they can use to train their brains and the fundamentals of entrepreneurship.
From Tank to Table: Aquaponics Research at USM
USM's Environmental Science and Policy students have spent the fall semester studying aquaponics, a system that combines conventional aquaculture with hydroponics.
USM School of Music returns ‘Home’ for 27th annual scholarship gala
The USM School of Music returned home to the historic Corthell Concert Hall for its 27th year to celebrate its students at the "Home for the Holidays" scholarship gala on December 1.
USM initiative, STEM Sisters, encouraging local young girls to pursue science and math
The Forecaster features a new University of Southern Maine initiative aiming to help young girls in the Greater Portland area join a growing network interested in science, technology, engineering and math.
Renowned concussion expert says USM made him a better researcher and clinician
Michael "Micky" Collins, Ph.D. — a leading, international voice in the treatment of people with concussions — says his years at the University of Southern Maine made him a better researcher and an empathetic clinician.