USM in the News Archive

USM Compromises with historic groups as work resumes on Art Gallery project

Read the most recent coverage of the Art Gallery project in the August 14 Portland Press Herald.

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Shelton Waldrep names to Maine Film Center Board

On August 12, the Bangor Daily News announced Professor of English Shelton Waldrep’s appointment to the Maine Film Center board of directors. 

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Bill Nemitz column about Christopher Beam’s work on the Nixon tapes

Read Bill Nemitz’s August 8 Portland Press Herald column about Christopher Beam, adjunct professor of history, who had an internship at the National Archives working with the Nixon tapes.

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MPBN broadcasted “The Summer King”

Associate Professor of Music Daniel Sonenberg’s “The Summer King: An Opera on the Life of Josh Gibson” was presented on MPBN’s show, “Maine Stage,” on August 6 (link unavailable). 

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Center for Grieving Children partners with USM

During the first few minutes of a July 30 WCLZ-FM story about USM’s long-term community partner, the Center for Grieving Children, you can hear discussion about their partnership with a former USM student Billy Libby, who started his relationship with CGC during a service-learning class  in which he was enrolled. He is helping youth at the center share stories through music — these songs are on a CD now.

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President Flanagan guest on local radio programs

President Flanagan was a guest on WVOM FM on July 24, and on WGAN on August 9. 

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Editorials on Flanagan’s appointment to USM presidency

Editorials about the appointment of President Flanagan appeared in the July 23 Bangor Daily News, the July 24 Portland Press Herald, and the July 24 Kennebec Journal.

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David Flanagan named USM President

State-wide coverage of the announcement that David Flanagan would be USM’s interim president included the July 23 Portland Press Herald and Bangor Daily News, WCSH TV Channel 6, MPBN Radio, and WMTW TV Channel 8

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Students protest program cuts

On June 25,  WMTW-TV Channel 8  and the Portland Press Herald ran stories about student and faculty speaking out against program cuts at USM.

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Provost Stevenson to work on UMaine System committee

The July 8 Bangor Daily News reported that President Kalikow left her USM post to take a job at the University of Maine System.

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