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.
Paul Steiger, editor of the nonprofit investigative news outlet Pro Publica, is at Colby this week as a Lovejoy Visiting Journalist in Residence. He discussed the nontraditional business model on Maine Public Broadcasting.