The Portland Press Herald announced on March 15 that Chris Bernard, a sophomore at the University of Southern Maine, was a co-winner of the Kenneth Dolloff Scholarship for community service and the Sonny Noel Scholarship for academic performance.
Archive for March 29th, 2011
Brenda Joly, Muskie assistant research professor, wrote a letter to the Lewiston Sun Journal on March 14 about protecting the Fund for a Healthy Maine.
USM Associate Professor of Computer Science Bruce MacLeod and two of his graduate students helped create a system that uses cell phones to improve the delivery of health care to pregnant women and newborns in Ghana. Check out the whole story in the March 13 Portland Press Herald.
Check out the March 11 Portland Press Herald article “Mainers Checking on Loved Ones in Japan,” which quotes Karou Phillips, coordinator of student services at the USM Office of International Programs. Phillips reports on the status of Japanese USM students getting in touch with their families back home. WGME-TV Channel 13, WMTW-TV Channel 8, WCSH-TV Channel 6 (no link available) and Fox 28 KFXA-TV all mentioned Phillips in their March 11 stories about the disaster. Phillips gave an interview on WGAN on March 14 about the earthquake and it’s affect on her family. To listen to the interview online, click on her name under “Recent Podcasts.” Phillips and USM’s Japanese students were also mentioned in a March 12 Portland Press Herald article about the earthquake.
USM Professor of Geosciences Mark Swanson was interviewed on WCSH-TV’s “207” on March 11 about the recent tragedy and destruction in Japan.
Read USM Lecturer of English Michael Bendzela’s March 10 Portland Press Herald “Maine Voices” column, “Smart-Meter Worries Can Cause Symptoms all by Themselves.”
USM’s production of “Triumph of Love” received mention in the Portland Press Herald on March 10. The cast of the show also appeared on WCSH-TV’s “207” on March 11. “Triumph of Love” is directed by USM Associate Professor of Theatre Assunta Kent, with musical direction by USM Artist Faculty Ed Reichert.