MeMUNC, a three-day Model United Nations conference hosted by USM for high school students, is looking for an Under Secretary-General for next May’s conference. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in public relations, marketing, business, communications, civic engagement and in addition, gain exposure to international affairs.
Academic Council for Post-Holocaust Christian and Jewish studies offers two new courses
The Academic Council for Post-Holocaust Christian and Jewish Studies is offering two fall courses which examine Jewish/Christian conflicts. “Jews and Christians in Conflict: From the ‘Teaching of Contempt’ to Nosta Aette,” will examine how a negative image of Judaism developed in Christianity and why.
AmeriCorps looking for students
Only one application was received for a program seeking a minimum of 12 USM students to be community service leaders in 2002-2003 through the AmeriCorps Education Award Program.
Undergraduate students who sign up receive a federal grant of $1,000.
Gorham sexual assault
The University released a community warning after a sexual assault was reported last week in Gorham.
The victim contacted police last Sunday reporting she had been sexually assaulted at an off-campus party. Police would not release the exact location of the incident or say if there are any suspects because the case is still under investigation.
The College of Nursing gets high-tech with a new mannequin that mimics the needs of an infant. The model cries and expresses hunger, and has a machine that simulates the sounds of a beating heart.
The new equipment will be on display at an open house held from 9 a.
Professor passes on
A former USM faculty member, John Romanyshyn, died March 15. Romanyshyn was professor emeritus of social work. He joined USM faculty as a professor of social work in 1967, after teaching at UMO from 1946 to 1967. He was the first chair of USM’s undergraduate Social Work Department.
Members of the campus community are invited to a ground-breaking ceremony for the Bioscience Research Addition to the Science Building in Portland at 2 p.m. Friday, March 22.
The ceremony will take place at the site adjacent to the Science Building on Falmouth Street.
Surveys look at student health behaviors
The College of Nursing and University Health Services formed a partnership. Over the next three semesters they will be focusing on the health needs of students at USM. This semester juniors in the College of Nursing will be distributing a survey to 2,100 randomly selected students.
Posted on February 11, 2002 by Briefly in Briefly
Service Valentines Project
It’s time to make the Valentine cards. On Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Brooks Student Center in Gorham, Circle K is sponsoring a service project for all students. Valentine cards will be made for the Jack Elementary School. The Jack students currently go to school in a converted office building on Congress Street.