Lori G. Kletzer, a professor of economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, President William D. Adams announced Nov. 9.
Professor Jim Fleming addressed the House Committee on Science and Technology on prospects for climate engineering. "In the end, we could end up creating even more problems than we had before," wrote one reporter.
Megan Williams '04, executive director of Hardy Girls Healthy Women, a Waterville nonprofit, was named to the MaineBiz 2009 Next List. She's one of a handful of "young go-getters" recognized for her passion for making Maine a better place.
For the first time in decades, the Colby Symphony Orchestra will perform off-campus, Sunday, Nov. 1 at Messalonskee High School in Oakland. This is the first in a series of off-campus concerts called Music from Colby.
With Election Day approaching and several important referendum questions in Maine, Professor Joseph Reisert writes that, "'The people who drive the referendum process do not necessarily speak for the people of the whole state." Read more in his Morning Sentinel column.
John Gilboy '13 is one of five students chosen by the National Football Foundation from among 400,000 players to be a 2009 National High School Scholar-Athlete for his achievements while attending Thornton Academy.
With Senator Snowe's vote for health-care reform and Senator Collins's indication that she may also vote with Democrats on the issue, Maine's leaders are once again in the national spotlight - this time just before a Goldfarb Center conference titled Senators from Maine: 50 Years of Influencing the Nation.
When Maine Senator Olympia Snowe became the only Republican on the Senate Finance Committee to support its sweeping health-care bill, journalists looked to Professor L. Sandy Maisel for analysis. Read the Oct. 14 USA Today story.
When residents of Waterville wanted to expand the city's sustainability initiatives, they turned to students from for assistance. Five college interns spent the summer working for the new, regional organization Sustain Mid-Maine.
For her cognitive science research, Nina Gold '09 received the prestigious 2008-09 Erlbaum Award from the international psychology honor society Psi Chi. The abstract of Gold's paper is published in Eye on Psi Chi.