Archive for November, 2011

Stonecoast MFA graduate publishes first book

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

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Muskie School lecture features Auburn City Manager

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.

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David Carey lecture accompanies Portland Ovation performance

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.”

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President Botman pens op-ed on USM’s Pioneer Program

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.

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Former Dean Richard G. Stebbins’s memorial featured in 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.

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Charles Colgan quoted in BIW story

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.

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Herb Adams presents program on Civil War soldier at Norway Historical Society

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.

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Husky Hall of Fame inducts six new members

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.

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Muskie forums review child support guidelines

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.

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French Sing-alongs return to LAC

The Lewiston Sun Journal announced that the Franco-American Collection at USM’s LAC has reinstated French sing-alongs in the September 22 issue.

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