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USM Law, Politics & Business in Your Backyard

USM Law, Politics & Business in Your Backyard

April

April 23, 2014

Corporate Partners Breakfast: Sappi Fine Paper North America
7:15 AM – 9:00 AM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
Presenter: Donna Cassese, Sappi Westbrook Mill, Managing Director
Innovation has been the key to Sappi's success as is evident in how they have reconfigured the 1854 Westbrook mill into a 21st century plant producing unique release papers that are used in the automotive, fashion and engineering industries around the world. Join us and hear how Sappi is much more than just a "paper" company.

Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Personal and Societal Effects of the 2008 Economic Crisis
First in a series
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Economist Richard Wolff will present "Capitalism Hit the Fan, So Now What?  Economic Democracy and America's Future." Free and open to the public.

April 24, 2014

Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Personal and Societal Effects of the 2008 Economic Crisis
Second in a series
12:00 – 1:30 PM
University Events Room, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
Psychotherapist/journalist Dr. Harriet Fraad will present "The Great Recession's Hurricane Swath Through Intimate Life: Social and Personal Transformation in the U.S. Since the 2008 Economic Crisis."  Free and open to the public.

May

May 1, 2014

USM Media Studies Service Learning Practicum Showcase
7:00 PM
Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Each spring, graduating seniors collaborate with non-profit organizations in southern Maine to support them in their mission, in particular to help them meet their media needs. Join us for a showcase of their service learning projects. Free and open to the public.

May 22, 2014

Corporate Partners Breakfast: Chairman of the Portland Sea Dogs
7:15 AM – 9:00 AM
University Events Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
Presenter: Bill Burke, Chairman, Portland Sea Dogs
An experienced media executive and current chairman of the Portland Sea Dogs baseball team, Bill Burke will draw from his personal experiences working with Ted Turner, his own leadership experiences and research of other business leaders who have succeeded because of, not in spite of, their high standards of ethical conduct.  We encourage you to bring young professionals, high school and college students to join us for an energetic and insightful presentation.