Melissa Bell selected to be the featured student speaker at USM's 2016 Commencement
Melissa Bell, a graduating student in Economics and English will be the featured student speaker at USM's 2016 Commencement. Bell is a highly engaged student in activities ranging from competitive sports to educating schoolchildren to being a passionate advocate for economic justice and women’s leadership.
Entry Year Experience Program empowers USM students as they adjust to the ambiguity of college learning
In USM's innovative Entry Year Experience (EYE) program, students learn problem solving skills and are prepared to read, write and think critically at a college level, all while being empowered to engage in their community.
At Thinking Matters, students work with faculty mentors to create work that matters, says Rebecca Nisetich in Portland Press Herald op-ed
The piece comes in advance of Thinking Matters 2016, USM's annual student research symposium. Nisetich, director of the Honors Program, took the opportunity to describe the benefits of engaged within the community and strong faculty mentorships.
Pulitzer winner Ralph Blumenthal speaks with USM students about investigative journalism
Investigative reporters need more than an ability to craft well-researched, well-written news stories, Pulitzer winner Ralph Blumenthal told USM communication and media studies students. They need nerve, too.
Geography-Anthropology alumna Roxanne Guildford ‘15 wins Fulbright student award
The award will allow Guildford to travel abroad to the United Kingdom and enroll in the University of Exeter's Master of Science program, where she plans to study bioarchaeology, with a focus in the zooarachaeology of Europe.
Muskie School to host Earth Day panel on recent Paris Agreement on climate
U.S. Sen. Angus King, Dr. Andrew Deutz, director of International Government Relations for The Nature Conservancy and Michael Stoddard, executive director of Efficiency Maine, will hold a panel discussion on recent climate talks.