Archive for February 7th, 2011

USM music students recognized for ensemble performances

On December 28, VillageSoup.com ran an article about USM students who took part in ensemble performances during the Fall 2010 semester, listing midcoast students. (No link available.)

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Kevin Conger returns as director of Public Safety

On December 29, The Portland Press Herald informed readers that Kevin Conger is returning to USM to assume the post of director of Public Safety.
The story also appeared on WABI-TV Channel 5.

Welcome back, Kevin!

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Art Gallery exhibition reviewed by Toronto’s Fuse magazine

A review of the “Turtle Television Island” exhibit was featured in the December 29 issue of the Toronto-based international arts and culture magazine Fuse.

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David Wagner interviewed by Huffington Post

The Huffington Post interviewed Professor of Social Work & Sociology David Wagner’s and used his book, “The Poorhouse: America’s Forgotten Institution,” for the news analysis story, ” The Poorhouse: Aunt Winnie, Glenn Beck, and the Politics of the New Deal.”

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Actress speaks at Glickman Family Library

Read a December 20 Times Record article about actress Vinie Burrows who spoke in Glickman Family Library on January 19 in at an exhibition of paintings by Antonio Guerrero.

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USM converts to natural gas

USM converted from oil and going to natural gas for its heating needs in Portland.  Stories about the conversion appeared on January 3 in The Portland Press Herald, in the January 4 Mainebiz, and on Seacoast online and WABI TV 5.

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Colgan’s economic forecast

Stories about Muskie Professor Charles Colgan 2011 economic forecast appeared in the January 6 issue of MaineBiz, The Bangor Daily News, Bloomberg online, and his remarks given at the January 5 USM Corporate Breakfast were rebroadcast by Maine Public Radio’s “Speaking in Maine.”

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Nathan Hamilton speaking in Portsmouth Athenaeum series

On January 8, Fosters.com informed readers that Associate Professor of Geography and Anthropology Nathan Hamilton is speaking as part of Portsmouth Athenaeum 2011 Program series.

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Student body president attends Lepage inauguration

On January 9, The Portland Press Herald’s “Society Notebook: Toast of the Town” published photos from Governor Paul Lepage’s inauguration. Click on “additional photos” to see a shot of USM Student Body President Ashley Willems-Phaneuf at the inauguration.

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Colgan quoted on Social Security tax reduction

On January 10, a Mainebiz article about how reducing the Social Security tax will spark the economy quoted Muskie Professor Charles Colgan. Colgan was also included in another January 10 Mainbiz article, “5 on the future: Five economists foretell what’s in store for 2011.”

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