The October 23 Bangor Daily News published Professor of Women & Gender Studies and Economics Susan Feiner’s editorial, “Crisis-worthy deficit or operating surplus?” That editorial was countered by “Without change, USM will have little to be thankful for,” published on November 14 and written by USM Board of Visitors Chair Denise Taaffe.
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The American Journal updated readers on the progress of the USM Art Gallery project on October 23.
Check out the MPBN Radio story that aired on October 24 with quotes by Associate Professor of Music Paul Christensen, who was interviewed about the music behind political campaign ads.
On October 24, the Bangor Daily News published “‘A lot of fears’: A Richmond woman’s health problems and 3 months without coverage,” co-authored by Chair and Professor of Sociology Luisa Deprez.
Don’t miss watching the October 25 “Bill Green’s Maine” on WCSH-TV Channel 6, during which Green interviews author Lois Lowry about her Newbery Prize winning book, “The Giver,” which has been made into a film. Lowry is a USM alumna.
Read about Stonecoast MFA Faculty Michael Kimball in the October 26 Fosters.com. Kimball won First Prize in the 2014 John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award Competition for his play “Duck and Cover.”
Read coverage about a major grant for art education in Portland public schools received by USM and Youth in Action. Stories appeared on WCSH-TV Channel 6 on October 22; in the October 26 Morning Sentinel; on WABI-TV Channel 5 on October 27; The Forecaster on October 28 and online in The Republic of Columbus, Indiana. Kudos to Assistant Professor of Art Kelly Hrenko for all she did to bring this grant to Portland!
Scroll down the October 27 Portland Press Herald “College Notes” column under “Awards & Honors” to see who USM’s Maine Policy Scholars and Patriot Education Scholarship winners are.