USM in the News Archive

President Kalikow takes job at UMS

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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USM among the nation’s most expensive public college for in-state students

The July 2 Portland Press Herald explained that USM and Maine Maritime Academy are listed among the nation’s most expensive public four-year colleges for in-state students in a report issued by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Commencement 2014

Check out the April 24 Bangor Daily News to learn more about USM’s 2014 student commencement speaker Anna Chiu. Read 2014 Commencement coverage in the May 10 Portland Press Herald, and don’t miss Elizabeth Peavey’s May 4 “Outta My Yard” column in the Bollard, in which she published the second place student commencement speech submission by Fatoumata Issifi Hidjo.

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USM Scholarships Announced

On May 8, the Bangor Daily News published a story about 70 USM scholarship students. 

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Lynn Kuzma publishes “Off Campus” column

Read Associate Professor of Political Science Lynn Kuzma’s May 5 “Off Campus” column, “USM’s already vibrant ‘metropolitan’ concept merits continuing,” in the Portland Press Herald. 

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Ben Towne interviewed about Sochi Olympics

Lecturer of Exercise, Sports, and Health Sciences Ben Towne was interviewed in the February 27 American Journal about his experience in Sochi working with the U.S. bobsled and skeleton teams.

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USM coping with student deaths

See the February 22 Portland Press Herald and 27 WGME TV-Channel 13 article about how USM copes with recent student deaths.

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Feature about basketball player Gretchen Anderson

Read the February 25 Seacoastonline.com article for a feature about sophomore and basketball player Gretchen Anderson.

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Former USM president has new position at Yeshiva University

Read the February 25 Bangor Daily News to learn more about former USM President Selma Botman in her new position as vice president of academic affairs at Yeshiva University in New York City.

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Muskie study cited in article

A Muskie School of Public Service study was cited in an article about dental coverage for MaineCare recipients in the February 24 Portland Press Herald.

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