USM in the News Archive

Close one campus?

Among the coverage of the Faculty Senate proposal to close an unidentified campus, was the October 10 Portland Press Herald article. On October 15, the Portland Press Herald reported that the UMaine System Trustees rejected the proposal.

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Mahmud Faksh editorial in Portland Press Herald

Don’t miss reading “The end of the Arab state,” by Professor of Political Science and published in the October 12 Portland Press Herald.

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Point and Counterpoint

On October 12, the Portland Press Herald published, “Our View: Structural changes key to university’s future,” which was responded to on October 25  in “Another View: USM must balance its budget before tackling larger issues,” by Executive Director of Public Affairs Christopher Quint.

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Laura Kargul presents 25th anniversary concert

Read about Professor of Music Laura Kargul’s 25th anniversary concert in the October 13 issue of The Forecaster.

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Michael Hillard quoted about Maine’s paper mills

On October 13, the Bangor Daily News quoted Professor of Economics Michael Hillard in an article about why the paper mills in Maine are closing.

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USM needs advocates

The Forecaster published an editorial, “USM needs advocates, not apologists,” on October 13.

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Gabby Giffords visits USM

On October 14, the Portland Press Herald and WCSH-TV Channel 6 ran stories about Gabby Gifford’s visit to USM.

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Two local women added to women’s basketball coaching staff

Read an October 14 Bangor Daily News profile about Gorham native Rachel Burns who just joined USM’s women’s basketball coaching staff. On October 15, the Portland Press Herald wrote about Burns and Sam Allen, who also joined the staff.

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President Flanagan discusses program cuts

Read the October 15 Portland Press Herald about the meeting at which University of Maine System officials were briefed on a plan to end French and Applied Medical Sciences.

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Bangor Daily News editorial

On October 15, the Bangor Daily News published the editorial, “USM starts to make strategic changes, but administrators’ work is far from over.”

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