Archive for March 9th, 2011

Titan challenge interview on FOX

On February 15, one of the Titan Challenge contestants and Junior Achievement of Maine’s Amy Thomas were interviewed about Titan Challenge experience on FOX news. (No link available.)

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Barry Rodrigue and Franco-American history

Check out USM-LAC Associate Professor of Arts and Humanities Barry Rodrigue’s editorial in the February 13 Kennebec Journal.  Rodrigue writes about the need for Franco-American history education in Maine k-12 schools.

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USM graphics professor included in The Sketchbook Project

David Weinberg’s sketchbook drawings are featured in the 2011 Sketchbook Project, which opened in New York on February 19 and will be coming to Portland on March 30.  Weinberg teaches a graphics course at USM.  Read about The Sketchbook Project in the February 11 Bangor Daily News.

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Selma Botman interviewed on by local media about Middle East

Listen to Maine Public Radio’s February 10 interview with USM President Selma Botman concerning the Egyptian revolution and Mubarack’s resignation. See President Botman’s web page for a complete list of television, radio and newspaper interviews about current historic Egyptian and Middle East events, including video of her visit to WCSH-TV’s “207″ studio.

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USM participates in Entrepreneurship Week

Entrepreneurship Week takes place February 12-19.  Read stories about it in the February 7 Mainebiz and the February 9 Kennebec Journal.

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Michelle Vazquez Jacobus appears in local production of “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Read the February 7 Bates Views to learn more about a local production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” in which LAC Assistant Professor Michelle Vazquez Jacobus and two of her children performed.

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LAC hosts panel

Read about LAC’s panel on “Crossing Cultures and Changing Gender Roles” in the February 7 Lewiston Sun Journal.

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Maine Center for Public Health relocating to USM

Read the February 7 Mainebiz story about the Maine Center for Public Health relocating from Augusta to USM.

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Nancy Gish and Annie Finch talk about love

Don’t miss reading the February 6 Maine Sunday Telegram article “How to Tell Write from Wrong” that includes tips on how to write a Valentine love letter by Professor of English Nancy Gish and Stonecoast MFA Director Annie Finch.

Finch also was interviewed for a New England Cable News story about the “Language of Love” on February 8.

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Ed Collom quoted in The New Republic

Associate Professor of Sociology Ed Collom was quoted in the February 3 article in The New Republic, “Karat Top: Gold Mania Goes Mainestream.”

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