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Summer internships in Boston and Exeter, NH
Scarborough Historical Society and Scarborough Middle School will present a One Book, One Community weekend of events focused on Civil War themes March 7th and 8th. Associate Professors Adam Tuchinsky and Libby Bischof will facilitate. http://leader.mainelymediallc.com/news/2015-02-20/Community_News/One_Book_One_Community_to_explore_Civil_War.html
Portland Observatory Flyer
Greater Portland Landmarks is looking for college students to give tours of the Portland Observatory, a National Historic Landmark. Contact volunteer@portlandlandmarks.org for more information.
Professor Rowe Talk Poster
Professor Rowe gave a talk at the University of Maine at Orono on Monday, December 8th titled, "For the Protection of Our Girls: Citizenship, Delinquency Reform, and the African-American Vision of Child Welfare in Missouri, 1909-1933"
Newsletter
Department of History and Political Science Newsletter Spring 2015
Maine Museum
Libby Bischof, USM associate professor of history in the Department of History and Political Science, under the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHS), has been appointed by Gov. Paul LePage to join the 15-member commission, which has oversight of the museum’s policies and operations.
Todd May
On Friday, September 19th, at 3 PM, in room 102 Wishcamper, Dr. Todd May, Ph.D. will lecture on "What Makes Life Meaningful?". This event is sponsored by the Philosophy Department and is co-sponsored by History and Political Science as well as the English Department. All are welcome to attend! Pizza and beverages will be served starting at 1:30 and there will be a meet and greet with Dr. May prior to the lecture. Please join us!
Old School Telephone
Inside Higher Ed, an online publication, interviews History Professor Elizabeth Bischof regarding a new trend: professors contacting students who are not enrolled, to come back to campus and finish their degrees. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/08/22/faculty-one-public-university-are-asked-get-involved-student-retention
Nixon
Check out this NPR news piece on USM Adjunct Professor Chris Beam and his project transcribing the Nixon tapes for the National Archives: http://news.mpbn.net/post/four-years-transcribing-nixon-tapes-what-usm-history-professor-learned
Fall 2014 History Schedule
History Schedule at-a-glance

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