USM became the first school in the state this semester to start an honors program focusing on the STEM fields. The Pioneer Program offers a scholarship package to outstanding Maine high school graduates who are pursuing a career in a STEM field and who exhibit leadership skills.
Construction has been under way on two learning commons projects in both the Glickman Family Library in Portland and the Gorham Campus Library since September. The learning commons will combine tutors, research aids and librarians into one centralized location on each campus. The aim of the project is to create a space to help all [...]
USM President Selma Botman has formed a task force to examine ways to stimulate a more vibrant community on the Gorham campus. The task force met for the first time Friday, with members brought ideas to the table and started to create a strategic plan.
Eight members of the USM class of 2015 are the inaugural students in the new Pioneer Program, an honors program for exceptional students in the “STEM” fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Each student in the program receives a full four year scholarship to USM, a computer, special housing on the Gorham campus and [...]
The C-Span 2012 Road to the White House bus came to the Portland campus on Monday, offering students information on politics and how to access their elected officials. Chris DeManche, a marketing representative at C-Span, said the purpose of C-Span’s tour is to aid citizens to make an educated decision when it comes time to [...]
Whether you’re interested in learning another language, studying other cultures or just want to experience life in another country, USM offers many opportunities for students interested in studying abroad. “The experience was unbelievable and life changing,” said Krista Jamison, who studied in Florence, Italy in the fall of 2010. “I absorbed another culture and lived in a beautiful country.”