Archive for December 28th, 2011

USM School of Nursing celebrates lab opening

Read the November 2 Portland Press Herald “Dispatches” to learn more about the grand opening of USM School of Nursing’s new simulation lab.

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Harold Osher family featured in Maine Magazine

Check out the feature profile of Harold Osher, of USM’s Osher Map Library, and his family in the November/December 2011 issue of Maine.

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Senator George Mitchell’s Wright Express lecture available on MPBN’s “Speaking in Maine”

The second annual Wright Express Leadership and Creativity Event Series presentation by Senator George Mitchell, “Understanding the Middle East and Its Significance on the World Stage,” was broadcast on MPBN’s “Speaking in Maine” series.  The lecture took place in USM’s Hannaford Lecture Hall and President Selma Botman joined the Senator on stage during his presentation.

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USM business students patent winning product

Bitzy Baby, a juvenile safety company in Brunswick and winner of the 2011 USM Student Business Plan Competition, recently patented its first product, the Bitzy Bumper.  Check out the October 22 Bangor Daily News to learn more about the company, the USM students who run it and the newly patented product.

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President Botman interviewed about Libya

USM President Selma Botman was interviewed on WGME-TV Channel 13 and WMTW-TV Channel 8 for her thoughts on the implications of Moammar Gadhafi’s death. (No links available.)

 

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Al Bean Quoted in Portland Press Herald

USM Athletic Director Al Bean was quoted in Steve Solloway’s October 19 Portland Press Herald article, “It’s Time to Shrug Off the Shake.”

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Cell phones and cancer conference

USM School of Nursing and The Environmental Health Trust hosted a conference on the link between cell phone use and certain cancers.  The conference was featured in an October 17 MPBN story, “Maine Conference Explores Link Between Cell Phones and Cancer.”  The conference was also mentioned on WMTW-TV Channel 8, on WGME-TV Channel 13 (no links available), in Digital Journal Online and in the October 20 Bangor Daily News.

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WMPG powers up

USM’s community radio station, WMPG, has expanded its broadcasting reach with an addition of a new transmitter and antenna.  Read the October 13 Portland Phoenix article to learn more about the expansion.

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USM Theatre presented “A View from the Bridge”

Check out a review from the October 12 Portland Phoenix on USM Theatre Department’s production of “A View from the Bridge.”

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Charles Colgan quoted about outlook for Maine jobs

USM Muskie Professor of Public Policy and Management Charles Colgan was quoted in an October 11 Maine jobs story on MPBN.  Colgan was also quoted in an October 15 Portland Press Herald article about the growth opportunities of arts and culture-based enterprises.

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