University of Southern Maine

Type: Organization
Name: University of Southern Maine
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Maine Voices: USM vision needs serious revision

The university should ditch its leanings toward corporatization and instead focus on what Mainers want and need.By Marpheen S. Chann-BerryI am a University of Southern Maine student who is graduating in May and wants to stay, live and work in Maine.click ... [Published Portland Press Herald - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Datebook

MondayL.L. Bean/Lee Surace Colloquium, 4:45 to 5:30 p.m., 10th anniversary celebration, featuring David Kappos, a leader in the intellectual property field and a former undersecretary of commerce. His topic will be “Maine’s Natural Advantages: Keys to ... [Published Portland Press Herald - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

USM honors National Guardsman who died in Iraq in 2004

The University of Southern Maine held an event to honor the life of Army National Guardsman Spc. Christopher Gelineau, who died 10 years ago while serving in Iraq.Gelineau was 23 when he was killed by an improvised electronic device in Mosul, Iraq. Family ... [Published WMTW - Apr 18 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

"9th Annual Knapp-In & Cultural Fair"

9th Annual Knapp-In & Cultural Fair at University of Southern Maine - Portland > Portland Events List ... [Published The Portland Phoenix - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

USM faculty still pondering its budget cuts

The Faculty Senate president says layoffs are a possibility as his group seeks $14 million in savings.By Noel K. Gallagher ngallagher@pressherald.comStaff WriterA week after unveiling a 27-point plan as an alternative to deep cuts in faculty, staff and ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Maine Voices: Implementing difficult decisions will make USM nimble and relevant

A recent Press Herald editorial stated that the “community’s voice has been missing” from debates over the budget issues at the University of Southern Maine. We, as leaders of the volunteer USM Board of Visitors, intend to make sure the community’s voice ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Clean elections on the line

Earlier this month, the US Supreme Court took the latest in a series of big steps towards empowering the wealthiest Americans to spend unlimited money in elections.Before the court’s decision, donors were limited to influencing elections with no more ... [Published The Portland Phoenix - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

USM president restores layoffs

Critics of the budget cuts at University of Southern Maine celebrated a major victory on Friday, as President Theodora Kalikow announced, rather unexpectedly, during a faculty senate meeting that all 12 planned faculty retrenchments at the USM campus ... [Published The Portland Phoenix - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

UMaine administrator received $40,000 raise

Posted: 2:22 PMUpdated: 2:24 PMThe raise for Vice Chancellor and Treasurer Rebecca Wyke was approved by system trustees in executive session.By Noel K. Gallagher ngallagher@pressherald.comStaff WriterIn the midst of a financial crisis, the University ... [Published Waterville Morning Sentinel - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

This Week in Higher Ed: April 16, 2014

URI to arm campus policeUniversity of Rhode Island administrators announced Monday that the school will arm campus police, Rhode Island Public Radio reported.The controversial decision comes after a year of community forums and meetings with students, ... [Published Brown Daily Herald - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Androscoggin County Democrats to host candidate forum

LEWISTON — The Androscoggin County Democratic Committee will host a forum for 2nd Congressional District Democratic candidates Emily Cain and Troy Jackson.The state senators are from Orono and Allagash, respectively.The forum will be held from 6:30 to ... [Published Sun-Journal - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

University of Maine Faculty Reinstated After Students Protest Against Cuts

TRANSCRIPT:JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore.The Real News has been following the student-led movement against cuts at the University of Southern Maine. Now USM president Theodora ... [Published Truth Out - Apr 15 2014]

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Maine Voices: USM vision needs serious revision [Published Portland Press Herald - 6 hours ago]
Michael Cuzzi: USM deserves steadfast leadership [Published Portland Press Herald - 6 hours ago]
Three USM programs on the chopping block, but g... [Published Portland Press Herald - 7 hours ago]
Datebook [Published Portland Press Herald - 7 hours ago]
Bill Nemitz: Maine soldier’s memorial reminds u... [Published Waterville Morning Sentinel - 7 hours ago]
Friends of fallen soldier share grief 10 years ... [Published Stars and Stripes - 19 hours ago]
"9th Annual Knapp-In & Cultural Fair" [Published The Portland Phoenix - 23 hours ago]
Friends of fallen soldier, USM student share gr... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 19 2014]
USM faculty still pondering its budget cuts [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Rinck Advertising Launches New, Highly-Interact... [Published PRWeb - Apr 18 2014]
USM honors National Guardsman who died in Iraq ... [Published WMTW - Apr 18 2014]
CMP and solar energy advocates clash over what’... [Published Bangor Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
Bill Nemitz: Holy Thursday brings foot washing ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 18 2014]
Q&A with musician Rob Schreiber [Published Keep Me Current - Apr 17 2014]
Poet shares passion [Published York County Coast Star - Apr 17 2014]
Maine Voices: Implementing difficult decisions ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Letter to the Editor: American and New England ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Broadacre City: Frank Lloyd Wright's Unbuilt Su... [Published Gizmodo - Apr 16 2014]
USM president restores layoffs [Published The Portland Phoenix - Apr 16 2014]
Clean elections on the line [Published The Portland Phoenix - Apr 16 2014]
Amid budget shortfall, University of Maine Syst... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 16 2014]
UMaine administrator received $40,000 raise [Published Waterville Morning Sentinel - Apr 16 2014]
This Week in Higher Ed: April 16, 2014 [Published Brown Daily Herald - Apr 16 2014]
4th Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill [Published The Big Picture Blog - Apr 16 2014]
Androscoggin County Democrats to host candidate... [Published Sun-Journal - Apr 16 2014]
Fourth Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill: Wildlife ... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 16 2014]
University of Maine Faculty Reinstated After St... [Published Truth Out - Apr 15 2014]
PARCC showdown in Louisiana - An accreditation ... [Published Politico - Apr 15 2014]
Susan Feiner: Arguments against raising the min... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Our View: USM budget talks take a turn for the ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Apr 15 2014]
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4th Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill [Published The Big Picture Blog - Apr 16 2014]
BP and the Government Decided to Temporarily Hide the Oil by Sinking It with Toxic Chemicals … The Gulf Ecosystem Is Now Paying the Price   As we noted at the time , and on the first (and here ), second and third anniversaries of BP’s Gulf oil ...
Fourth Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill: Wildlife ... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 16 2014]
As we noted at the time , and on the first (and here ), second and third anniversaries of BP’s Gulf oil spill, BP and the government made the spill much worse by dumping toxic dispersant in the water in an attempt to to sink – and so temporarily ...
Meanwhile, in College Campuses Across America [Published Firedoglake - Apr 14 2014]
A college protest movement can be an important part of any overall movement to change society. news flash Pitzer College has announced it will divest its $125 million endowment of financial holdings in fossil fuel companies by the end of the year. ...
Fourth Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill: Wildlife ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 13 2014]
Cross-Posted from Washington’s Blog . BP and the Government Decided to Temporarily Hide the Oil by Sinking It with Toxic Chemicals … The Gulf Ecosystem Is Now Paying the Price As we noted at the time , and on the first (and here ), second and ...
University of Southern Maine, Facing Organized ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 13 2014]
By Lambert Strether of Corrente . Good news, which I hope travels fast to other universities. Maine Sunday Telegram : University of Southern Maine President Theodora Kalikow on Friday rescinded the 12 faculty layoffs that had prompted weeks of ...
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