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WMC:GNG, Freeport, Poland, Fryeburg, Yarmouth, Wells 2022

1/14 WMC:GNG, Freeport, Poland, Fryeburg, Yarmouth, Wells Gorham, ME 1/14 WMC:York, Greely, Cape, Lake Region, NYA, St. Dom/Lisbon, Traip Gorham, ME 3:30pm Indoor Track & Field: Girls Varsity -MPA Meet    vs. Multiple Schools..  @  University of Southern Maine https://account…live/34893 3:30pm Indoor Track & Field: Boys Varsity -MPA Meet    vs. Multiple Schools..  @  University of Southern Maine https://account…live/34893 Jan 14, 2022University of S...
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University of Southern Maine President to Step Down Soon

The president of the University of Southern Maine is going to step down at the end of the academic year.
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University of Southern Maine to Open New $10M Music School

The University of Southern Maine will be opening a new $10 million music school, thanks to a longtime supporter.
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USM Cutting Ties With Chinese Government-Funded Program

The University of Southern Maine is closing a program that gets funding from the Chinese government and provides Mandarin Chinese language classes and other cultural programs.
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Man Charged With Child Rape Volunteered With Senior College

A retired drama teacher accused of sexually assaulting boys in Massachusetts and New York was allowed to teach in a senior-citizen program affiliated with the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston Auburn campus.
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The most affordable small town in each US state if you're looking to escape a big city

Tuttle is the most affordable small town in Oklahoma. City of Tuttle Cost of living is a big part of deciding where to live. The coronavirus pandemic has some Americans rethinking residing in big cities. Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the small town in each state with the highest share of households paying an affordable share of their incomes on housing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. During the coronavirus pandemic this year, some people moved or temporar...
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PE-backed Taymax recruits Boucher as COO

Taymax, a Planet Fitness franchisee, has named Brian Boucher as chief operating officer. Previously, he worked at Under Armour Inc where he most recently served as head of stores, North America and global retail operations. Taymax is backed by Trilantic North America. PRESS RELEASE SALEM, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Taymax Group Holdings, LLC (“Taymax” or the “Company”), one of the largest Planet Fitness franchisees with more than 60 fitness clubs across North America, today announced the appointment o...
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2019 University of Southern Maine – (Seacoast Championship)

University of Southern Maine – (Seacoast Championship) 1:00 p.m. Dover St. Thomas Exeter Newmarket Timberlane Sanborn Spaulding Oyster River Winnacunnet Coe Brown Portsmouth Epping Somersworth photos soon Girls Results Boys Results
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Move to Maine and be debt free

Although 36 million tourists visit Maine each year, very few of them seem to want to stick around once the vacations are up and the state is having some difficulty getting young people to actually settle down there. That’s why it has devised the perfect incentive for young adults fresh out of school, who are looking for a place to get started: It’ll help you pay off your student debt. The Equal Opportunity Tax Credit program can be an extremely attractive prospect for out-of-state young profe...
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Higher education roundup

Administrators at University of Southern Maine, a public institution, hastily yank course that offered credit for harassing Sen. Susan Collins on Kavanaugh nomination [Dennis Hoey, Portland Press Herald, USM press release] Some colleges would rally around an alumnus nominated to the high court, while others would maintain institutional neutrality. At Yale a large faction demanded a commitment to opposition [Peter Schuck, Minding the Campus; related Twitter thread (“2018: the year of weaponizin...
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University pulls convicted sex offender’s artwork from show

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine university has removed artwork from a campus gallery upon learning the artist of the three works is a convicted sex offender. The University of Southern Maine removed the works by Bruce Habowski when a relative of one of his victim’s called to complain. The Portland Press Herald reports a […]
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Maine governor candidates to debate hunger in forum

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine university is hosting a discussion between gubernatorial candidates that will center on hunger and food security. The event is scheduled to take place at Talbot Auditorium on the Portland campus of the University of Southern Maine on Monday. It’s hosted by the university’s food studies program. The university says […]
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University of Southern Maine adds new prayer room

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The University of Southern Maine is adding a new prayer room to better accommodate Muslim students and students of other faiths. The Portland Press Herald reports the $100,000 project includes a gender neutral bathroom with a foot-washing station Muslim students can use for ritual washing. University officials say the new prayer […]
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Maine university wants to put school in reach with $15M plan

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Officials at the University of Southern Maine say they’re rolling out a $15 million plan to help provide a four-year college education for disadvantaged students in the state. USM President Glenn Cummings says the “Promise Scholars” program is a major piece of the university’s future. The school says it will fund […]
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Relatives of Henrietta Lacks to speak at Maine university

The University of Southern Maine is set to host a lecture featuring descendants of Henrietta Lacks, the woman whose cancer cells continue to have an impact on medicine more than 60 years after they were taken while she was under anesthesia. Family members of Lacks are scheduled to speak on Oct. 13 to discuss her […]
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Maine governor interrupted with ‘Black Lives Matter’ shouts

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Protesters have disrupted Gov. Paul LePage’s town hall meeting at the University of Southern Maine with shouts of “Black Lives Matter.” LePage, a Republican, was 10 minutes into his presentation Tuesday night when one man shouted obscenities at him. The man left as police moved toward him. One by one, other […]
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Knights settle for split to start spring break

The Carleton College softball team opened its spring break visit to the Sunshine State by splitting a pair of one-run games. The Knights defeated Millikin University, 1-0, in the opener before falling to University of Southern Maine by a 6-5 tally.
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Softball: Knights settle for split to start spring break

The Carleton College softball team opened its spring break visit to the Sunshine State by splitting a pair of one-run games. The Knights defeated Millikin University, 1-0, in the opener before falling to University of Southern Maine by a 6-5 tally.
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Professor Uses Beer To Brew Up Interest In Chemistry

A chemistry professor at the University of Southern Maine started asking students to lab-test beer. By the way, testing doesn't mean tasting. Students aren't allowed to drink beer in class.
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Crafty! Beer-testing lab helps students learn chemistry

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine professor is hoping to brew interest in her chemistry class by keeping the topic on beer. University of Southern Maine professor Lucille Benedict tells the Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/2biPO5C ) it can be challenging to keep students engaged in chemistry, so she started using beer as a testing medium. […]
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Digital maps at the Osher Map Library show promise and perils of digitization.

Posted in News“The Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine is a treasure trove for the cartographically inclined. Its collection, which contains close to 450,000 items, spans the centuries, covering everything from a Ptolemaic chart of the world to a record of postal routes in the Dakota Territory. For much of the past decade, the library has been working to digitize that collection, carefully photographing many items it owns and presenting them for free online. It’s an effort that...
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4 Ways to Not Suck at Your Internship

Summer is coming and if you're a college student that probably means a couple things to you: No. 1: Let's see how many Natty Ice I can chug before I fall face first into the Miami Beach sand. No. 2: you probably need an internship. I can relate, I once needed an internship too and here's my confession. Roughly 15 years ago I was charting out my career path at the University of Southern Maine, and came across a snag in my plan -- I needed to land an internship. It was a requirement of the class I...
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New Release Books

Today’s first Featured New Release is Waylaid ($0.99 Kindle), by Kim Harrison [Pocket Star / Simon and Schuster]. I don’t generally buy Kindle Singles, but for this author, I’ll make an exception. Book Description Worlds collide when Rachel Morgan of The Hollows meets Peri Reed of The Drafter in this exciting new short story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison. The paranormal and the futuristic meet in this thrilling novella featuring your favorite badass heroines from two of ...
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USM receives grant to send Honor's students abroad

Starting in 2017, thanks to generous gifts received by the Honors program, incoming University of Southern Maine honors students will have the chance to study abroad in Iceland for two weeks as part of a new four-week summer course. Last Thursday at the Glickman Library, USM President Glen Cummings alongside representatives from Iceland's Reykjavik University announced the plan that offers students the "chance to enroll in a four-week course, the second half of which will take place in Iceland,"...
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USM guarantees honors students chance to study in Iceland

The University of Southern Maine has received $1 million in gifts that will guarantee incoming USM honors students the chance to study briefly in Iceland as part of a new course being developed by the university. The university announced the funding during a news conference Thursday, during a visit by Ari Kristinn Jonsson, the rector of Reykjavik University in Iceland's capital city, and other delegates.
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One student confirmed to have mumps at University of Southern Maine

"Staff members are currently contacting individuals who may be more directly affected, but we think it is important for the entire university community to be informed of the symptoms of mumps and what to do if you have any questions or concerns," said Director of Health Services Lisa Belanger in an email to USM students, faculty and staff on Wednesday evening. According to the Center for Disease Control , mumps is no longer very common in the U.S. Over the course of the past few days, other coll...
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New Release Books

Today’s first Featured New Release is Exit Right: The People Who Left the Left and Reshaped the American Century ($8.99 Kindle), by Daniel Oppenheimer [Simon & Schuster]. This book is over $10 at ebooks.com and nearly $20 in print, but you can get the same sale price at Kobo currently, for those that prefer EPUB. Kirkus Reviews Starred Review Book Description A provocative, intimate look at the evolution of America’s political soul through the lives of six political figures—from Whittaker Chambe...
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UMaine System board approves international high school

The University of Maine System board of trustees on Monday approved the University of Southern Maine starting a two-year international high school and accepted a report backing the system's push for more academic cooperation among campuses. The international school hopes to start off with 50 "academically advanced," English-language-ready students, recruited to come to the University of Southern Maine to complete their junior and senior years of high school.
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Book Arts at Haystack 2016

I just received the 2016 catalog of workshops from the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Detailed workshop information won’t be posted online until January 1st, so you’re getting an early sneak peek! There are a couple workshops of note that are bookish: During session two (June 26 – July 8), Rebecca Goodale is teaching Artist’s Books: The Balancing Act of Concept and Form. Here’s the description: At every turn you will discover a myriad of choices all leading the way to success. The rich comp...
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