A Gorham Campus parking bantakes effect starting 7 pm tonight (Weds. 3/22/17) until 7 am Thursday (3/23/17) for lots G20, G13a, and GS1. Cars left in prohibited lots may be towed at the owner's expense. For more information on where to park, click here.
The Bangor Daily News profiled USM's new food studies program in a feature story published on Feb. 21. The piece, by reporter Lauren Abbate, was featured in the newspaper's Homestead section and included interviews with Executive Director Michael Hillard and visiting professor Kristen Reynolds.
The report, "Hunger Pains: Widespread food insecurity threatens Maine's Future," was released Feb. 10 by the Good Shepherd Food Bank and Portland's Preble Street agency and featured in stories by both the Portland Press Herald and Bangor Daily News. The report's authors used a 2,000-person survey and in-depth interviews conducted by Preble Street staff and the USM students to examine why food insecurity persists.
USM's Michael Hillard quoted in BDN article on Maine's food insecurity
Michael Hillard, a USM Economics Professor and the Executive Director of the Food Studies Program, was quoted December 23rd in a Bangor Daily News story on food insecurity in Maine's rural towns dealing with the transition to a service economy. This story is part of a 6-part series. The story was written by reporters Erin Rhoda and Matthew Stone.