David Flanagan interviewed about LAC

On September 16, the Lewiston Sun Journal interviewed President Flanagan for an article about USM budget cuts in which he assured readers of LAC’s continued existence.

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Lorrayne Carroll publishes Portland Press Herald column

Read Associate Professor of English Lorrayne Carroll’s September 19 Portland Press Herald “Maine Voices” column, “People of southern Maine should support a robust and expansive USM.”

An “Another View” response to Carroll’s column by Denise Taaffe and Tony Payne, USM Board of Visitors chair and vice chair, respectively, “Transition to ‘metropolitan’ USM should be embraced,” was published on October 6.

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Board of Trustees meeting

On September 21, WMTW-TV Channel 8 aired a story about the Board of Trustees meeting at the University of Maine Fort Kent.

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Judy Tupper publishes “Off Campus” column

On September 22, the Portland Press Herald published Managing Director of Population Health & Health Policy Judy Tupper’s “Off Campus” column, “Medical consumers should be sure to get their test results.”

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Trustees vote to eliminate three USM programs

On September 22, WCSH-TV Channel 6 broadcast the news that the UMaine System Board of Trustees voted to eliminate three academic programs at USM. On September 23 the Portland Press Herald also published news coverage about the vote.

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Ed Collom on Colorado Public Radio

Listen to a September 22 Colorado Public Radio broadcast of “Colorado Matters” to hear Professor of Sociology Ed Collom talk about local currencies.

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USM alumnus is a renowned concussion expert

Read about Dr. Micky Collins, and expert in sport-related concussion and USM alumnus, in the September 23 Bangor Daily News. Collins presented at USM on September 27 and was presented the Dr. Richard A. Costello Special Achievement Award at USM’s Husky Hall of Fame banquet that evening.

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Campus Ventures scales down

Mainebiz explained that USM’s Campus Ventures program has scaled down after losing its primary source of funding.

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“CBS Evening News” visits USM’s Cyber Security Lab

Check out the September 24 broadcast of the “CBS Evening News” to learn how Computer Science Lecturer Charles Largay is teaching our students how to fight cyber-crime.

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President Flanagan quoted in Bangor Daily News

President Flanagan is quoted in the September 26 Bangor Daily News article about UMaine System budget procedures.

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