This past year has been one to remember at the University of Southern Maine (USM). From historic achievements — including the passage of a $49 million bond package for the University of Maine System — to major gifts that will benefit our students, staff, faculty and community for generations to come, this year is one … Continue reading Multimedia: USM’s Top News of 2018
A list of businesses owned and/or operated by University of Southern Maine (USM) alumni, compiled by the USM Foundation, is now available. The list highlights nearly three dozen businesses comprised of restaurants, retail stores, health and wellness programs, arts and photography resources and more. An interactive map is available (displayed below), organized out by categories. Navigate the map to … Continue reading Explore: USM alumni-owned businesses
There are many great stories to be told from the Class of 2018, and we'd like to share just a few of them here. Watch as several of our featured graduating students share how they have made the most out of their time here at USM. Not only have they excelled in their classrooms, but … Continue reading USM’s 2018 Featured Graduates tell their stories
The University of Southern Maine engineers Maine's economy — literally. With majors in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, graduates from the University's Department of Engineering are prepared to meet the needs of today, including a growing demand for skilled labor in and around the state of Maine. Here, we've mapped out news stories highlighting USM's mechanical and electrical engineering … Continue reading Interactive: Engineering Maine’s Workforce
Before Hector Ortiz and Ron Peterson joined Bath Iron Works — helping to design and build the Navy’s state-of-the-art ships — the University of Southern Maine wrought and tempered them into engineers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-fKD2nxapk Video produced by Alan Bennett for the USM Office of Public Affairs.
The University of Southern Maine is an engine for the Maine economy. This map, compiled from data provided by the USM Career & Employment Hub, tracks the locations of USM student internships throughout Maine, the nation and beyond. The Career & Employment Hub provides resources for USM students, faculty/staff, and community partners to address Maine's workforce development … Continue reading Mapping where #USMWorksForME
As part of his work as the Social Media and Digital Content Specialist at the University of Southern Maine, Alan serves as the director and producer of “The USM Update," a monthly, half-hour program covering all things about the University of Southern Maine — from groundbreaking research to multicultural initiatives, workforce development and more — hosted … Continue reading ‘The USM Update’ TV Show
ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIG REVEALS 1,000-YEAR PAST https://youtu.be/NSoU-IecGIM BIDDEFORD — At the University of New England, a group of students is getting the “dirt” on Biddeford’s history as a Native American trading hub through their work in a course on archeological field methods. Three students, supervised by Visiting Assistant Lecturer Arthur Anderson, have taken residence along a … Continue reading UNE students unearth Biddeford’s history
On Halloween night 1904, singer Eva Gray died at the Biddeford City Theater after performing her third encore of the night, collapsing backstage while the crowd continued calling her name from the stands.
Framing the Penobscot River Restoration The website, Framing the Penobscot River Restoration, was created to serve as a final group project for CMJ 493: Environmental Communication. The site contains a frame analysis of news articles pertaining to the Penobscot River Restoration Project. This was a group project in collaboration with Margaret Bouchard, Derek Douglass, Diyyinah Jamora, and Chase Brunton.