The nonprofit magazine Washington Monthly has named the University of Southern Maine as one of the top four-year schools in the country for adult learners. It's ranking — the first of its kind aimed at students age 25 an over — lists USM at #38. No other Maine school made the list.
It’s been a while since the governor of an American state announced to his citizenry that they were in the middle of a race war. Sure, 2016 has been the year in American politics when all racist dog whistles became racist train whistles, but even for the year of Trump, this is a horrific moment. How did we get here? How did the governor wind up making his world view so explicit?
Coming soon: October 4th event with a guest from the Canadian Artic Resource Committee speaking on the political, social, and environmental changes happening in the polar region. We'll be posting details on this event by next week.