Archive for May 7th, 2010

Lewiston-Auburn College Hosts Job Fair

The University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College hosted about 24 organizations at a job fair.  The full story was covered by WMTW-TV Channel 8 on March 30.

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Ron Schmidt Interviewed by Boston Globe

Associate Professor of Political Science Ronald Schmidt shared his thoughts about President Obama’s visit to Portland in the March 31 Boston Globe.

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LAC Exhibit Mentioned In Down East

The “Vernal Pools” exhibition in LAC’s Atrium Gallery was featured in Down East magazine’s exhibit section last April (no link available).

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Ben Towne Interviewed for WCSH-TV Story on Children’s Injuries

Ben Towne, program director for Athletic Training, says children who are not active throughout the year are more likely to sustain an injury when playing outside after the weather gets warmer.  The full story appeared April 2 on WCSH-TV Channel 6.

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USM Students Interviewed About Seeing President Obama

Two USM students were interviewed for an April 4 Portland Press Herald story about President Obama’s visit to Portland.

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USM Hosts Maine Festival of the Book

USM served as the location for the Maine Festival of the Book.  Read more in the April 4 and April 9 Portland Press Herald.

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USM Student Success Centers Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

On April 5, The Chronicle of Higher Education took a look at USM’s recently reorganized Student Success Centers.

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Andrew Coburn Talks About Health Care

Andrew Coburn, chair of Muskie’s Health Policy and Management program talks about the health care reform in the April 5 issue of Mainebiz.com.

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USM’s Industrial Technology Program Advances Maine

USM’s Industrial Technology Program is mentioned in an April 7 Kennebec Journal article about the recent University of Maine System “Advancing Maine” forum.

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Susan Fineran Interviewed About Bullying and Sexual Harassment

Associate Professor of Social Work Susan Fineran provided commentary in an April 7 suburban Chicago’s Daily Herald story about sexual harassment of sixth-grade students by their peers.

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