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Brian Purnell at W. E. B. DuBois Lecture 2017

Annual W. E. B. DuBois lecture addresses racism, segregation outside Southern U.S.

The annual lecture brings to light the origins and implications of racial segregation outside of the American South.
USM Update November 2017

Replay: 'The USM Update' November 6, 2017

In the November 2017 episode of "The USM Update," USM President Glenn Cummings welcomes guests to talk about USM's School of Music, the University's 2nd annual Day of Giving campaign and USM's TRIO programs.

USM professor studies folk medicines to see how they work

USM's Mark Silber tells the Bangor Daily News about his study of folk remedies and homeopathy, such as using honey for a cold or rubbing a raw potato to cure warts to find out how they work.

Jenkins honored with Distinguished Scholar Award by Association of Leadership Educators

Dan Jenkins, chair of USM’s Leadership Studies Department, was honored with the Distinguished Scholar Award at the 27th Annual Association of Leadership Educators Conference.
Photo by Elise Klysa of the Kennebec Journal

USM student writes Kennebec Journal column supporting shelter for female homeless veterans

Andrew Breault, a veteran and a Master of Social Work student at USM, penned a column in the Kennebec Journal supporting a unique shelter.
Andrew Seligsohn

Democracy, civic action center of lecture at USM

USM has partnered with Campus Compact in signing a Civic Action Plan to begin implementing social change.

Law professor wrote opinion column in the Sun Journal on suing big banks

University of Maine School of Law professor Lois Lupica wrote an opinion piece in the Sun Journal about big banks’ efforts to repeal the consumer’s right to sue.
Draper Hunt from WCSH-TV

USM's Draper Hunt talks about Hannibal Hamlin with WCSH-TV's Bill Green

Draper Hunt, a professor emeritus of History from USM, talked about Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin, with Bill Green of WCSH-TV.
Portrait of Andrew Coburn

Coburn co-authors health care warning in Portland Press Herald

USM’s Andrew Coburn says health care reductions in small Maine towns such as Calais, Jackman and Blue Hill will worsen unless work is done at the state level to reconfigure health delivery to rural areas.

USM researcher quoted on Question 2 by Foster's Daily Democrat

USM researcher Elizabeth Kilbreth's study on Medicaid expansion was used by Dover, New Hampshire's Foster's Daily Democrat concerning Question 2 on Maine's November ballot.

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