University of Southern Maine

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

Faculty, students decry layoffs at USM

Faculty and students protested layoffs at University of Southern Maine, calling the reductions an attack on the university and on Maine's creative economy.Layoffs occurred in multiple departments including computer science and economics, the Maine Education ... [Published Portland Daily Sun - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Shearman running unopposed for second term as register

PARIS — Patricia Shearman, Oxford County Register of Deeds for the Eastern Division, is running unopposed for a second term.Citing her experience, forward-thinking first-term and passion for history, the 65-year-old Democrat said she would continue to ... [Published Sun-Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Town turns out for trail day

GORHAM - Heavy equipment, wheelbarrows, shovels and a lot of muscle showed up on Sunday in Gorham to improve trails in the Tannery Brook Preserve torn up by a tornado in 2010.“Over the span of the day, we had a total of 56 volunteers, who logged a grand ... [Published Keep Me Current - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Well-known economist leaving Maine

Charlie Colgan, a well-known economist who had served on the state's economic forecasting panel for nearly two decades, is leaving Maine after losing his faculty position at the University of Southern Maine in the midst of ongoing budget cuts.The Portland ... [Published Mainebiz - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

UMaine System reports fall enrollment down 2.5 percent

At the University of Southern Maine, which has 8,428 students in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston, overall enrollment is down 5.5 percent.Dogged by a budget crisis fueled in part by low student enrollment, the University of Maine System says its fall 2014 ... [Published Central Maine - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Students, faculty protest USM cuts

Students and faculty rallied on Wednesday to condemn cuts at the University of Southern Maine.The University of Maine System Board of Trustees have approved cuts in dozens of positions to try to balance USM's budget. French as an undergraduate major and ... [Published WMTW - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

USM Muskie school students are concerned over faculty cuts.

Muskie School of Public Service (Photo: NEWS CENTER)PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- One of the University of Southern Maine programs facing cuts is the Muskie School of Public Service.The distinguished public policy school is named for one of Maine's ... [Published WCSH-TV - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

USM students rally against faculty cuts

2:26 29, 2014University of Southern Maine (Photo: NEWS CENTER)PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- University of Southern Maine students rallied with the Maine Education Association and Associated Faculties of USM Wednesday against the faculty cuts at the ... [Published WCSH-TV - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Frontline producer to discuss documentary series in Portland on Nov. 6

PORTLAND -- The PBS series Frontline is America’s premier investigative documentary series, with more than 50 Emmy Awards to its credit, on the air since 1983. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, the Maine Jewish Film Festival and Maine Public Broadcasting ... [Published Sun-Journal - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lung cancer event in Lewiston among three in state

AUGUSTA — Free ME from Lung Cancer is raising money for research, education and community support. Three Save Your Breath events are set for November in Augusta, South Portland and Lewiston.“November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and an excellent time ... [Published Sun-Journal - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bear-baiting referendum expected to drive voter turnout

With Election Day one week away, opponents and supporters of Question One are rallying their bases.Tap here to watch the reportQuestion One, a citizen’s imitative referendum asks, “Do you want to ban the use of bait, dogs or traps in bear hunting except ... [Published WMTW - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 2 reports

USM is cutting programs, positions and people

PORTLAND (WGME) -- The University of Southern Maine, making it official, they’re cutting programs, positions and people.A five hour board meeting wrapped up at the USM campus with this decision to eliminate two programs and the meeting was standing room ... [Published WGME.com - Oct 25 2014]

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...It quoted one pollster as saying, "A lot of Penn State people feel he was heavy-handed and kicked them when they were down, piling on and gloating over” the situation at the university."
Christiansen said, "We have a creative economy, and we need cultural capital."
"It's a privilege to serve as an elected register of deeds and a job I'm proud to hold" she said
"The number of people who show upup to vote against the bait ban who would not have voted otherwise is not going to be massive. But because the governor's race is just so tight, they could wind up having an impact" said Ron Schmidt, an associate professorprofessor of political science at the University of Southern Maine

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Higher ed, especially tuition, an issue in gove... [Published Inside Higher Ed - 2 hours ago]
Faculty, students decry layoffs at USM [Published Portland Daily Sun - 6 hours ago]
Shearman running unopposed for second term as r... [Published Sun-Journal - 7 hours ago]
Town turns out for trail day [Published Keep Me Current - 9 hours ago]
Youth drives races in Westbrook, Gorham [Published Keep Me Current - 9 hours ago]
Why Bears and Jelly Doughnuts Could Decide the ... [Published National Journal - 17 hours ago]
Well-known economist leaving Maine [Published Mainebiz - 18 hours ago]
UMaine System reports fall enrollment down 2.5 ... [Published Central Maine - 19 hours ago]
NSA names UMS a cybersecurity National Center o... [Published Noodls - 21 hours ago]
Bill Nemitz: Eliot Cutler’s hopeful side faces ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Oct 30 2014]
Maine's top 10 political donors giving $3.95 mi... [Published Sun-Journal - Oct 30 2014]
Students and faculty protest cuts at USM as tea... [Published Portland Press Herald - Oct 30 2014]
Students, faculty protest USM cuts [Published WMTW - Oct 29 2014]
USM Muskie school students are concerned over f... [Published WCSH-TV - Oct 29 2014]
USM students rally against faculty cuts [Published WCSH-TV - Oct 29 2014]
Poet Sholl is featured speaker at Coffee Night [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
UMaine System trustees cut two more academic pr... [Published University Business - Oct 29 2014]
Frontline producer to discuss documentary serie... [Published Sun-Journal - Oct 29 2014]
Jessica Yates: Supporting students [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - Oct 29 2014]
Lung cancer event in Lewiston among three in state [Published Sun-Journal - Oct 29 2014]
Bear-baiting referendum expected to drive voter... [Published WMTW - Oct 29 2014]
Katie Loubier: Sharing a love of reading [Published Wiscasset Newspaper - Oct 28 2014]
Faculty layoffs at USM begin [Published Portland Press Herald - Oct 28 2014]
U of Southern Maine cuts two more programs [Published Education Dive - Oct 28 2014]
Three vying to succeed Cheryl Leeman on Portlan... [Published Portland Press Herald - Oct 28 2014]
M. Roussel: A benefit to the county [Published Sun-Journal - Oct 28 2014]
Students who worked in Maine e… [Published Portland Daily Sun - Oct 28 2014]
A first for Maine, USM and You… [Published Portland Daily Sun - Oct 28 2014]
2 More Programs to Be Cut at U. of Southern Maine [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Oct 27 2014]
Language arts dying out at USM [Published Portland Press Herald - Oct 27 2014]
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How do you stop a cyber-criminal? Think like one [Published Latest Tech Talk Headlines - CBS News - Sep 25 2014]
At the University of Southern Maine, Carles Largay is training the next generation of cybercrime-fighters ...
How do you stop a cyber-criminal? Think like one [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - Sep 25 2014]
At the University of Southern Maine, Carles Largay is training the next generation of cybercrime-fighters ...
Cheers and Jeers: Monday [Published Daily Kos - Sep 15 2014]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Maine Tea Party Governor Runs Away from Science…Literally Bwok. Bwok Bwok. Bwok Bwok Bwok … And also a Bwok Bwok.-Gov. Paul LePage pulled out of a long-planned energy forum at the last minute Friday, surprising ...
Naturalizations Highlight National Celebration ... [Published U.S. Courts News - Sep 02 2014]
In a first for the federal Judiciary, America’s newest citizens are being invited to join an annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, by taking part in 24 naturalization ceremonies that will be held from Maine to Alaska on Sept. 17 ...
Sustainability Report: Local Communities [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
We take great pride in the local footprint we have established in the communities in which we operate. SOURCE: Sappi Fine Paper North America DESCRIPTION: Sappi’s history within North America dates back to the 1850s and it’s no surprise our civic ...
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