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Recently published articles, columns, interviews and other media from Liam Nee.

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Infographic: The Demographics of Maine & Bangor

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Bangor 2020 (created in Keynote)

Social Account: umainEDM

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

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GSS announces new President/VP for Financial Affairs

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)


(Photo: UMSG, Inc.)


The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate announced the new vice president and vice president for Financial Affairs of UMSG Inc., allocated $1,000 to Mainely Voices and saw presentations from 10 different groups during the 20th meeting of the 35th session on April 15 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.

 

 

Stewart,...

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GSS creates Political Activist Committee

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)


(Photo: UMSG, Inc.)


The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate dished out a total of $4,605 in allocations to three separate groups, formed a new Political Activist Committee and created a new ex officio member during its 19th meeting of the 35th session on April 8 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.



 

Three groups funded total of...

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Infographic: 113th US Congressional Leadership

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

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UMaine offers new Leadership Studies minor

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)


(Photo: Liam Nee)


When it comes to leadership, Maine is no stranger to producing exceptional ones, especially in U.S. politics.

 

Margaret Chase Smith, Ed Muskie, George Mitchell, William Cohen and Olympia Snowe are five former U.S. senators just to name a few.


It’s not only in politics: University of Maine civil engineering alum Francis Crowe was instrumental in the c...

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GSS approves 2014-15 budget, appoints new senator

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

(Photo: UMSG, Inc.)


The University of Maine Student Government approved its proposed FY 2014-2015 budget as a single, non-divisible resolution on April 1 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room shortly after its General Student Senate (GSS) appointed a new senator and saw four clubs present during the 17th meeting of the 35th session.

 


 

New senator appointed, fo...

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Infographic: 57 U.S. Cities/Towns With Municipal WiFi Networks

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Municipal WiFi (created in Keynote)

Op-Ed: What's in it for a recent college graduate to stay in Maine?

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)


(Photo: University of Maine)


By Liam Nee, Special to the BDN


What’s in it for me?


That’s what many soon-to-be Maine college grads are asking in reply to the state’s current plea to stay and work. With too many retiring baby boomers and few millennials to take their place, treacherous seas may be ahead for a state that was once able to com...

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GSS approves new contract, grants club recognition

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)


(Photo: UMSG, Inc.)


The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate approved a new contract for Assistant to the Vice President for Financial Affairs Susan Poll, granted preliminary club recognition to Bridges to Prosperity and saw four clubs present during its 16th meeting of the 35th session on March 25 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.



 

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Council chair Sprague talks Bangor, public WiFi at UMaine

Posted on March 29, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

(Photo: Liam Nee)


Last week, Bangor City Council chairman Ben Sprague spoke to a University of Maine journalism capstone class partnering with the Bangor Daily News on Bangor2020, a project aimed at making the city of Bangor a more livable city.

 


Sprague’s recently published “38 ideas to attract entrepreneurs, families to the Queen City” is expected to be a use...

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Dean Dana speaks at GSS meeting

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)


(Photo: UMSG, Inc.)


The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate (GSS) approved Undergraduate Student Legal Aid Sean O’Mara’s contract, granted preliminary recognition to one group and listened to guest speaker Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs Robert Dana during its 15th meeting of the 35th session and first since returning from spring recess on March 1...

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New CCA interim director announced

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)


(Photo: Ruth Clark/Bright Lights, Dark Room Photography & University of Maine)


Coming full circle is a great way to explain the career of Daniel “Danny” Williams, despite the fact that he has done most of his work in one place — the University of Maine.


As a UMaine music student during the late ’80s and early ’90s, he spent a good amount of time inside what used to...

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Social Account: Bangor 2020

Posted on March 5, 2014 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

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Social Account: Black Bear Media Association

Posted on March 3, 2014 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

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Blog: Emigrationland

Posted on March 2, 2014 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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Liam and Logan Nee: Double Majors

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

(Photo: University of Maine)


Liam and Logan Nee never expected they would stay in Maine for college. They also never expected to share a school — or a major or off-campus housing.


The senior identical twins from Cornish, Maine, both applied to “about a dozen” schools, but ultimately chose UMaine because of the Division I track program and in-state tuition.


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UMaine Student Interviewed for BDN Article on Michaud's Economic Development Plan

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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Liam Nee, a University of Maine senior studying journalism and political science, spoke with the Bangor Daily News for an article about Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Mike Michaud’s economic development plan. Michaud’s plan proposes students from Maine enrolled in one of the University of Maine System schools would have their sophomore year paid for by the state....

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Elect Her program to be hosted at UMaine

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

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The gender gap in politics is undeniable, although it’s certainly improved since the days of George Washington. Yet still, men greatly outnumber women — but why? Several studies suggest it’s not that women aren’t qualified to do the job, but an “ambition gap,” or lack of encouragement, has created a lop-sided field of play where men are ba...

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GSS funds OSNA, inducts two new Senators

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate (GSS) funded the Orono Student Nurses Association (OSNA) $1,970, added two new senators and saw Students For Liberty present during a short 13th meeting of the 35th session on Feb. 18 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.


The meeting, which took 23 minutes to complete, consisted of paper r...

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