Archive for March 2nd, 2011

Help USM Filmmaking Team Go Green

A team of USM alumni and professors has entered “48 Go Green,” a national competition that challenges filmmakers to make a narrative film within 48 hours that highlights an important environmental issue of the day.

Winning teams are awarded cash prizes, along with chances to have their work screened at the 2011 Cannes International Film Festival’s Short Film Corner and at the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas.   (more…)

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President Botman writes about what is thrilling at a university

In her February 28 Portland Press Herald column, President Botman discusses her continued interest in her scholarly discipline of contemporary Egypt, her participation in the “Egypt Now” symposium at USM, and what makes universities “tick.”

Read the text of her presentation at the symposium, “Emerging Citizenship in Egypt and the Middle East.”

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