USM in the News Archive

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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Manuel Avalos publishes “Off Campus” column

Don’t miss reading Dean Manuel Avalos’ September 15 Portland Press Herald “Off Campus” column, “Let USM’s mission always be the transformative power of education.”

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Valerie Hart part of “Bill Green’s Maine”

WCSH-TV’s September 13 broadcast of “Bill Green’s Maine” was about the centennial celebration of registered nurses in Maine. During the program, Professor of Nursing Valerie Hart spoke about her research into the polio epidemic.

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Ed Gleason explains the Northern Lights

USM Southworth Planetarium Manager Ed Gleason was interviewed on September 12 about the Northern Lights by WMTW-TV Channel 8.

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WMPG hosts President Flanagan

On September 12, WMPG volunteer host Steve Hirshon interviewed President David Flanagan.

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BOT moves meeting to UMaine Fort Kent

This September 11 MPBN-Radio story was among the coverage of student dissatisfaction with the Board of Trustees decision to move its meeting to UMaine Fort Kent. The Bangor Daily News also covered the situation on September 12.

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David Flanagan on CTN-5

President David Flanagan’s September 11 remarks to USM’s Corporate Partners were broadcast on CTN-5 public access television.

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Ronald Schmidt on WMTW-TV

On September 10, WMTW-TV Channel 8 used Associate Professor of Political Science Ronald Schmidt as a resource for a story about political campaign ads.

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Nancy Gish in Scotland for independence vote

During the month of September, Professor of English Nancy Gish was interviewed about her trip to Scotland where she observed the vote for independence. Interviews appeared in the September 9 Bangor Daily News; on the September 13 WCSH-TV Channel 6 broadcast; on the September 16 EIN World News Report; in a September 17 MPBN Radio broadcast; and again in a September 29 Bangor Daily News article.

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WEX scholarship fundraiser to bring Steve Jobs biographer to USM

On September 9, the Portland Press Herald announced that Walter Isaacson will be the speaker at this year’s WEX Inc. Leadership and Creativity Event Series at USM.

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