USM's work to give chemistry students real world experience as analysts and chemical testers for Maine's growing beer industry is once again earning attention. The program was recently featured in the Portland Press Herald and on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition."
Glenn Cummings began his second year as the University of Southern Maine's president with a flurry of announcements including climbing enrollment, a new signed agreement with Iceland's Reykjavik University and a $500,000 gift to provide scholarships for nursing students. The announcements headlined USM's annual Opening Breakfast Thursday on the Gorham Campus with more than 500 of the school's faculty and staff.
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.