Archive for March 22nd, 2011

Read President Botman’s February Portland Press Herald column

Read USM President Selma Botman’s February 28 Portland Press Herald “Maine Voices” column “Thrill of a University Found in Interactions of Students and Ideas: A Symposium on Developments in Egypt Offers Such a Chance for the Whole Community.”  In it, Botman shares her thoughts about the importance of connecting with students and the power of sharing ideas.  She also talks about “Egypt Now,” a USM sponsored symposium meant to facilitate discussion about the crisis in Egypt.

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Former Husky Basketball player still loves the game

Read about Tammy Anair Anderson, former Husky basketball player and coach of Leavitt High School’s winning girls basketball team, in the February 27 Portland Press Herald.  Anderson says she was inspired by her USM coaches to never lose sight of the fun of the game.

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Charles Colgan discusses rising energy costs in Kennebec Journal

The Kennebec Journal caught up with Muskie Professor Charles Colgan to get his thoughts on Maine’s rising energy costs and the implications they have for Maine’s overall economy.  The article ran on February 27.

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Maine students and professors won’t let unrest in Egypt keep them home

Check out the February 25 Portland Press Herald article “Mainers in the Path of Middle East History,” which includes stories about USM student Abbigail Shirk, USM Professor of Economics and Women and Gender Studies Susan Feiner and Professor of Social Work Susan Fineran.

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“Egypt Now” in the Portland Daily Sun

Read the February 25 Portland Daily Sun article, “USM to Host Forum on Egyptian Revolution,” with quotes by USM President Selma Botman and Reza Jalali, coordinator of the USM Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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Senior College program at Lewiston-Auburn College

The Senior College program at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College has announced it will be offering 11 courses for the spring semester.  Read more about the program and new courses in the February 24 Lewiston Sun Journal.

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Muskie professor quoted about Maine jobs

Muskie Professor Charles Colgan was quoted about the status of the “Maine job scene” in a February 23 Portland Press Herald article, “Maine Job Scene Improves.”

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Maine Festival of the Book coming to Portland campus in April

USM is scheduled to host the fifth annual Maine Festival of the Book in early April.  Read about the event in the February 23 Lewiston Sun Journal and the February 26 Lewiston Sun Journal.

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USM basketball player featured in Portland Press Herald

USM basketball forward Courtney Cochran was featured in a February 23 Portland Press Herald article.  In it, she talks about her hard work and determination to become the player she is today.

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Travis Wagner writes “Maine Voices” column

USM Associate Professor of Environmental Science Travis Wagner shared his opinion about Maine’s product stewardship laws in the February 21 Portland Press Herald.

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