The Charlotte Observer caught up with North Carolina resident and USM Stonecoast MFA graduate Tamra “Tammy” Wilson about her first book, a collection of short stories entitled “Dining with Robert Redford & Other Stories.” For more information about the misadventures of Wilson’s characters, check out the September 29 feature at charlotteobserver.com
Archive for November, 2011
Auburn City Manager Glenn Aho discussed his restructuring of municipal city staff in a public lecture at the USM Muskie School of Public Service, as reported by the Lewiston Sun Journal on September 30.
In a post on September 27, Broadwayworld.com announced Portland Ovations welcoming Creole Cuba Choir to the Merrill Auditorium, with USM Professor of History David Carey presenting a pre-performance lecture, “Cultural Connections: Maine & Cuba.”
USM President Selma Botman discusses the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education as part of Maine’s future and announces USM’s Pioneer Program, Maine’s first STEM honors program in her September 26 column for the Portland Press Herald.
It was with great sadness that we learned about the passing of former College of Arts and Sciences Dean and Professor of Chemistry Richard G. Stebbins. Read more about his life and accomplishments in the September 25 Portland Press Herald.
Check out Charles Colgan’s quote in the September 25 issue of the Portland Press Herald regarding the history of Bath Iron Works. Colgan is a professor of public policy at the USM’s Muskie School of Public Service.
As noted in the September 24 Lewiston Sun Journal, adjunct professor of history and political science at USM and SMCC gave an illustrated talk about Norway native General George Lafayette Beal’s role in the Civil War. Adams is also a Norway native.
Former USM athletic standouts Burnall “Satch” Page, David Giles, Debbie Jandreau Gendron, Tracy Libby Lizzotte, June Lavallee Ponitz and Becky Manson-Rioux were inducted in the Husky Hall of Fame, as noted by the Bangor Daily News on September 23.
The USM Muskie School of Public Service is conducting an independent review and holding public forums for the Maine Child Support Guidelines. For more information or to participate in the survey, go to the September 24 issue of the Sun Journal online.