Archive for December, 2011

Al Bean Quoted in Portland Press Herald

USM Athletic Director Al Bean was quoted in Steve Solloway’s October 19 Portland Press Herald article, “It’s Time to Shrug Off the Shake.”

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Cell phones and cancer conference

USM School of Nursing and The Environmental Health Trust hosted a conference on the link between cell phone use and certain cancers.  The conference was featured in an October 17 MPBN story, “Maine Conference Explores Link Between Cell Phones and Cancer.”  The conference was also mentioned on WMTW-TV Channel 8, on WGME-TV Channel 13 (no links available), in Digital Journal Online and in the October 20 Bangor Daily News.

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WMPG powers up

USM’s community radio station, WMPG, has expanded its broadcasting reach with an addition of a new transmitter and antenna.  Read the October 13 Portland Phoenix article to learn more about the expansion.

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USM Theatre presented “A View from the Bridge”

Check out a review from the October 12 Portland Phoenix on USM Theatre Department’s production of “A View from the Bridge.”

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Charles Colgan quoted about outlook for Maine jobs

USM Muskie Professor of Public Policy and Management Charles Colgan was quoted in an October 11 Maine jobs story on MPBN.  Colgan was also quoted in an October 15 Portland Press Herald article about the growth opportunities of arts and culture-based enterprises.

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USM Students quoted in articles about Occupy Maine

USM student Jacob Lowry was quoted in an October 11 Forecaster story about the movement’s recent General Assembly.   Another USM student was quoted in an OccupyMaine story on October 11 in Bloomberg Businessweek.

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James Strickland exhibited at LAC

On October 9, the Portland Press Herald ran a review of James Strickland’s exhibit, “James Strickland, Waypoints,” which was available for viewing at USM Lewiston Auburn College’s Atrium Gallery.

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Public invited to “Dwelling Place” at USM

Read the October 9 Portland Press Herald to learn more about the temporary public art installation at USM called “Dwelling Place.”

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Michael Bendzela shares his “Maine Voice”

USM Lecturer of English Michael Bendzela’s “Maine Voices” editorial, “Column Was Hazardous to Our Understanding of the Dangers of Pesticides,” appeared in the October 8 Portland Press Herald .

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David Silvernail editorial published by Bangor Daily News

Check out the October 7 Bangor Daily News to read USM Director of the Center for Education Policy David Silvernail’s editorial, “Increasing Maine’s Graduation Rate Not Enough.”

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