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Husson Universitys 8th Hart Open Studio Event to Showcase Student Art, Photography, and Graphic Design Published on December 8, 2017

Student work from Husson University will be featured at an exhibition on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. A wide variety of creative mediums will be represented as part of this showcase. Student drawings, paintings, pastels, photography, graphic design, set design, digital illustration, collages, assemblages, and batik prints will be on display.

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New Financial Aid Opportunities for Community College Students Transferring to Husson University Published on December 6, 2017

Students Now Eligible to Receive Up To $6,500 in Scholarships and Awards

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Husson University Students to Perform Diana Son's “Stop Kiss” Published on November 28, 2017

Husson University’s student theatre group will be performing Diana Son's “Stop Kiss” on December 1 – 3 in The Gracie’s Black Box Theatre. “Stop Kiss” tells the story of two friends who are assaulted on the street after their first kiss.

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Award-Winning Documentary About New York Times Obituary Writers at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre Published on November 10, 2017

The public is invited to the Gracie Theatre at Husson University on Thursday, November 9 for a free screening of the documentary film, OBIT at 6:30 p.m. The film is about the obituary writers at The New York Times.

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Childsplay performing live on stage
Display Fiddlers, Fiddles and Fiddle Maker: Childsplay to Perform at the Gracie TheatreName Published on November 8, 2017

Celebrating 30 years of touring, Childsplay will be bringing their band of 19 fiddlers, all-star instrumentalists, dancers and singers to The Gracie’s stage on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. With some of the leading virtuosos in traditional and contemporary fiddle music from the United States, Sweden and the United Kingdom, Childsplay is sure to delight music lovers of all ages. The band creates vibrant, powerful, and eclectic sounds, with a repertoire that includes the lilting beauty of Celtic jigs and airs; the driving rhythms of American country hoedowns; and the smoky improvisations of jazz.

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Students thank Veterans on the campus of Husson University
Husson University to Honor Those Who Served Published on November 7, 2017

Three days of events include a roll call, with local veterans’ stories on video; an appreciation dinner; and a football game dedicated to veterans.

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Student Veterans attend the Veterans week activities on campus of Husson University
Veterans Week Events Published on November 1, 2017

The Husson University Student Veterans Association together with the Husson University Offices of Veterans Services and Alumni & Friends are hosting several events on campus to honor all who served.

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Students perform in the 2016 production of "The Facts in the case of M. Valdemar" in the Gracie Theatre
An UnBOOlievably Terrifying Tale Published on October 24, 2017

Husson University to Broadcast Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat”

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Husson's School of Legal Studies to Hold the Largest Career Fair in University’s History on October 18 Published on October 18, 2017

The School of Legal Studies in Husson University's College of Business will be holding its ninth annual career day.

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Award-Winning Illusionist to Use Time Machine to Transport Audience to Different Eras Published on October 16, 2017

Within seconds of taking the Gracie stage, Illusionist Ted Outerbridge, and his wife Marion, will hold viewers spellbound in a race against time. On Friday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m., the Gracie Theatre at Husson University will present OUTERBRIDGE: Clockwork Mysteries, a high-energy magical adventure for both adult and family audiences.

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Husson University Honors Six at Alumni Hall of Fame Event Published on October 11, 2017

On Friday, October 13, Husson will recognize six prominent graduates as part of the university’s prestigious Alumni Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner. The dinner will take place at 5 pm in the G. Peirce Webber Campus Center in Peabody Hall on the University’s Bangor, Maine campus.

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Husson University Homecoming Weekend Begins This Friday Published on October 11, 2017

Each year, Husson University’s Homecoming Weekend is an excitement-filled celebration with fun for current students and alumni. This year, Husson’s Homecoming Weekend takes place October 13-15.

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Husson University Hosts First Women’s Leadership Summit Published on October 3, 2017

The Husson University Student Women’s Leadership Association and the Office of Student Life will be hosting the first annual Women’s Leadership Summit on Wednesday, October 4, from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business. Female students from Husson University, Eastern Maine Community College and Thomas College will attend.

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Husson University Art Exhibition Examines the Pain and Hardship of the Elderly Published on October 3, 2017

Husson University announced today that they will be featuring an exhibition of paintings by educator and artist, Donna Festa, in the Robert E. White Gallery in Peabody Hall on its Bangor, Maine campus. The exhibition will run from Tuesday, August 29 through Friday, October 6, 2017. An artist’s reception and meet and greet are scheduled for Wednesday, October 4 from 4 – 5:30 p.m.

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Husson University Now Offers a CFP Board-Registered Undergraduate Degree Program in Financial Planning Published on September 28, 2017

Husson University announced today that it has been approved by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) to offer a new Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in financial planning degree program.

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Husson University Occupational Therapy Student, Allison N. Christensen, Receives $1,000 Margaret Louise Burckes Scholarship Published on September 20, 2017

Husson University announced today that Kent, New York’s Allison N. Christensen, a fifth year student pursuing her Master of Science in occupational therapy, is this year’s recipient of the Margaret Louise Burckes Scholarship.

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The townhouses
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Husson University for New Townhouses Published on September 7, 2017

Husson University will celebrate the official opening of their new student townhouse apartments with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 2 p.m. Members of the public interested in joining university trustees, students, faculty, and staff at this celebration should meet at the entrance of 29 Cyr Drive on the University’s Bangor campus. Tours of a townhouse apartment model will be available at the conclusion of the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Childsplay
The Gracie Theatre at Husson University Announces Its Sixth Season Published on July 27, 2017

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University is proud to announce the spectacular entertainment it has lined up for its sixth season. Together with founding sponsor Bangor Savings Bank, The Gracie kicks off its season on October 14 with The 5th Dimension in concert. Other acts booked for the coming year include Childsplay, Lonesome Traveler: the Concert, and country star Pam Tillis. In addition to these acts, The Gracie will also feature Clockwork Mysteries in October and Jenny Q Chai in Aqua Alta.

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Kookmin University students
Coffee and Kimchi: Wicked Brew Coffee Bar to Welcome South Korean Students Visiting Husson University Published on July 11, 2017

Students from Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea to enjoy a taste of America and a taste of home

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Reagan Scott
Husson University School of Pharmacy Students Explore New Educational Frontiers Published on July 11, 2017

Many students find the prospect of curing diseases, or decoding the mysteries of biological and chemical processes, appealing. For these students, Husson University’s School of Pharmacy has designed a program that can help these aspiring scientists get great jobs and achieve career success.

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Husson University’s College of Business Launches New Integrated Technology Degree Published on June 23, 2017

Husson University announced today that the College of Business will be offering new associate and bachelor’s degrees in integrated technology starting this fall. Degree concentrations in computer information systems; software development; and website design and development will be available to those pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Technology.

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Brandon Bennett as Elvis Presley
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On at the Gracie Theatre's "Celebrate Husson" Event Published on June 8, 2017

It’ll be a night of rockabilly, country, gospel and pure 1950's rock ‘n’ roll when One Night in Memphis, comes to the Gracie Theatre on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. The show is a high energy concert that takes you back to December 4, 1956 – the night when four of the biggest names in early rock ‘n’ roll; Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash – gathered together for an impromptu jam session at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis.

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Dr. Fern Elsdon-Baker
Husson University Symposium on Ethics to Focus on Science and Religion Published on June 8, 2017

The Husson University Symposium on Ethics in partnership with the Bangor Pastor-Theologian Project will be hosting a presentation by Dr. Fern Elsdon-Baker, the director of the Centre for Science, Knowledge and Belief in Society at Newman University at Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

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Associate Professor of Psychiatric Pharmacy Stephanie Nichols, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Drug Arrests Increase Statewide for Heroin and Methamphetamine Published on June 1, 2017

Abuse of recreational and prescription medications continues to be a substantial public health problem in Maine. According to a new study published in the May issue of Pharmacotherapy (PubMed ID: 28543168) conducted by the Husson University School of Pharmacy, the University of New England College of Pharmacy, and Bowdoin College, this drug epidemic may be evolving away from prescription opioids and moving toward heroin and stimulants like cocaine and methamphetamine.

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Celebrate Husson 2017
Golf, Run, Reunion, Food and a Show: They’re All Part of Celebrate Husson! Published on June 1, 2017

Husson alumni and members of the community are invited to participate in Celebrate Husson! on Friday, June 23 – 25. With events for children and adults, the three-day event offers fun for everyone.

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The Leadership Revolution Has Arrived Published on May 22, 2017

Information Session at Husson University - Southern Maine Will Tell More

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Over 72% of Husson University School of Pharmacy Students Make a Six-Figure Annual Income After Graduation Published on May 15, 2017

A recent survey conducted by Career Services at Husson University has revealed that higher education continues to lead to higher earnings. Data from a survey of 2015 and 2016 Husson University Doctor of Pharmacy degree graduates revealed that 72.7 percent of the survey respondents were making $100,000 a year or more within a year of graduation.

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Dyke Center for Family Business
Smart Business Seminar Series to Focus on Shareholder/Limited Liability Corporation Agreements and Member Agreements Published on May 9, 2017

Eaton Peabody and Husson University are combining forces to offer this informative educational opportunity.

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Carlena Bean with President Clark
Husson University to Honor Retirees During Fourth Annual Tree Planting Ceremony Published on May 8, 2017

Husson University announced today that it would be honoring recent retirees with a tree planting ceremony on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 3 p.m. on its Bangor campus. The tree will be planted in recognition of 11 individuals whose service helped make this remarkable institution of higher learning a success.

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James F. Dicke II, chairman and chief executive officer of the Crown Equipment Corporation
James F. Dicke II to Deliver Husson University Commencement Address Published on May 3, 2017

Four students named valedictorian for the first time in Husson’s history

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Husson Journalism Students Preserve Korean War Era Veterans’ Experiences as Part of Library of Congress Published on April 30, 2017

Videos will Become Part of Library of Congress Collection for Future Historical Research .

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Husson University to Confer Three Honorary Degrees at Commencement Published on April 27, 2017

At its 118th Annual Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, Husson University will confer honorary doctorates on three business leaders who have distinguished themselves in the manufacturing, transportation, and communications industries. All of their companies were founded as family-owned businesses.

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L.L. Bean Bootmobile
L.L. Bean Bootmobile to Visit Husson University’s Campus Published on April 26, 2017

While the Bootmobile is on campus, it will present the Husson University Outdoors club with a $300 gift card to buy outdoor equipment for students to use next year. Tables will be also set up with raffle items. This is part of an effort by the Husson’s Outdoors Club and L.L. Bean to encourage members of the university community to participate in outdoor health and recreational activities.

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Cassandra Parsons, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP
Husson University Faculty Member Named Distinguished Young Pharmacist by the Maine Pharmacy Association Published on April 26, 2017

Husson University’s Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice Cassandra Parsons, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP, is the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Young Pharmacist in Maine Award from the Maine Pharmacy Association.

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Research and Scholarship Day as seen in the Darling Atrium
Student and Faculty Scholarship to be Celebrated During Husson University’s Eighth Annual Research and Scholarship Day Published on April 21, 2017

Husson University will be celebrating students and faculty members’ contributions to the scientific and clinical research community’s growing body of knowledge during its Eighth Annual Research and Scholarship Day on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in the Gracie Theatre and the adjacent Darling Atrium. During the event, undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members from all of the university’s colleges and schools will share the results of their many capstone research projects, graduate theses and other activities devoted to understanding our world.

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Good Grief! Husson University’s Annual Spring Musical is “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Published on April 18, 2017

Husson University’s New England School of Communications’ entertainment production degree program presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. This entertaining musical comedy will be in The Gracie’s Black Box Theatre from April 28 – 30 and promises to be fun for the whole family.

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Disenchanted
Your Favorite Princesses are Coming to Bangor and Setting the Record Straight at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre Published on April 13, 2017

Poisoned apples? Glass slippers? Who needs them? Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious, not-for-the-kiddies, musical that’s anything but Grimm. DISENCHANTED!, the hit musical, will be at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre on Saturday, April 22, 2017 with performances at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. This musical is the final show in the 2016 – 2017 Bangor Savings Bank season. The two performances are sponsored by the Dead River Company and promise to give fairy tales a completely new meaning.

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Husson University Students Explore Love and Loss in John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine” Published on April 12, 2017

Husson University’s student theatre group will be performing John Cariani’s popular “Almost, Maine,” on April 7, 8, and 9 at the Gracie Theatre’s main stage.

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Geaghan Brothers Brewing
Brewing Industry’s Economic Impact on Maine to be Examined at Husson University Published on April 11, 2017

An elite panel of five area business and economic leaders with insight into Maine’s growing craft beer industry will participate in, “More Than Just Beer: How the Brewing Industry Impacts the State of Maine,” a panel discussion at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on Thursday, April 27 at 3:00 p.m. Following the event, attendees are encouraged to stop by Nocturnem for a "Networking Happy Hour" with available members of the panel.

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The new College of Business building on the campus of Husson University
Husson Receives Largest Gift in University’s History Published on April 7, 2017

Husson University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the community filled the Gracie Theatre today to celebrate the generosity of the Harold Alfond Foundation. The event featured tributes delivered by U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Husson President Dr. Robert A. Clark and Greg Powell, Chairman of the Harold Alfond Foundation as they announced the Foundation’s $4 million matching gift toward the construction of a new College of Business building on Husson University’s Bangor campus.

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Husson University Dance Club will “Blame it on the Boogie” at their Sixth Annual Showcase Published on March 27, 2017

This year’s showcase will feature original pieces performed and choreographed by Husson students in a variety of dance styles. Dance Club members have devoted over six months to preparing for this event.

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Husson University Physical Therapy Students to Hold Wheelchair Basketball Fundraising Event Published on March 23, 2017

The members of Husson University’s Organization of Physical Therapy Students (OPTS) are hosting their 19th Annual Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at Newman Gymnasium on March 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).

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Eric Ferguson, Assistant Professor, New England School of Communications
Husson University Faculty Tune Into the Science of Sound at the Maine Science Festival Published on March 21, 2017

Husson University faculty will be sharing their in-depth knowledge of sound and electronic recording at the upcoming Maine Science Festival on March 18 and 19 in Bangor. Two different presentations with hands-on activities will help inspire the next generation of audio scientists, recording engineers, radio broadcasters, live sound engineers, recording artists, musicians, and audiologists.

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Oscar-Nominated Documentary About Refugee Crisis at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre Published on March 17, 2017

Fire At Sea, or Marefuocco, takes place on the Italian island of Lampedusa, a remote, rocky outcropping in the southern Mediterranean. The island is closer to the Libyan shore than it is to Italy. The documentary tells the story of a 12-year-old Italian boy who enjoys fishing, school and using his slingshot. The boy also enjoys staring at the ocean and speaking with the thousands of people who cross the sea to his island.

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Kelly Mead, clinical supervision director for Husson University’s School of Education (left), congratulates this year’s winner of the Penobscot County Spelling Bee.  He is Neil St. John, a 13-year-old student who is in the 8th grade at Bangor Christian School.  He won by correctly spelling the word “herpetology.”
Husson University Abuzz About Saturday’s Spelling Bee Published on March 13, 2017

Excitement is building on the campus of Husson University for the local Penobscot County Spelling Bee finals. The Spelling Bee will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre in Bangor. The winner of this competition will qualify to compete in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee Competition in the Washington, D.C. area this May. The Husson event is free and open to the public.

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Vince Pelote
Art and Science of Leadership Course Graduates to Receive Certificates at Husson University Southern Maine Published on March 7, 2017

Since September 21 2016, prominent local business executives and organizational rising stars have participated in a 15-class leadership certificate course in “The Art & Science of Leadership” at Husson University’s Southern Maine campus in Westbrook. On March 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m., those individuals will be awarded their certificates of completion.

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Student participating in Hour of Code
Husson University to Host Code.org Information Session for School Administrators Published on March 2, 2017

Husson University’s Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business will be the site of a Code.org workshop for school principals, assistant principals, and superintendents on March 2, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Educate Maine’s Project>Login and the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) are sponsoring the workshop.

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Heather Printup, Natural Resources Manager
Poland Spring Managers to Share Career and Company Watershed Moments at Husson University Published on February 27, 2017

Two managers from Poland Spring will speak at a luncheon at Husson University’s Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business on Wednesday, March 1 from 11:30am-1:30pm. The presenters are Heather Printup, community relations manager and Thomas Brennan, natural resources manager.

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Wight's SportingGoods Strength and Conditioning Facility
Husson University Dedicates New Wight’s Sporting Goods Strength and Conditioning Facility Published on February 24, 2017

Husson University held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the new Wight’s Sporting Goods Strength and Conditioning Facility on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 12 p.m. (noon). Located on the lower level of the Newman Gymnasium complex, the facility is designed to help Husson student athletes maximize their physical potential, enhance their performance, and develop the strength needed to avoid sports-related injuries.

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Husson University College of Business Mock Trial
Husson University College of Business and University of Maine School of Law Sign Agreement to Facilitate Student Transfers Published on February 24, 2017

Chelsea Broomhall from Saco, Maine is the first student from any institution to enter Maine Law under this new agreement.

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Photo from the Fourth Annual Interprofessional Evening of Conversation
Fifth Annual Interprofessional Evening of Conversation for Aspiring Healthcare and Education Professionals to Focus on Patients with Opioid Addictions Published on February 9, 2017

More than 300 students from Husson University, will participate in the Fifth Annual Interprofessional Evening of Conversation on February 23, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Gracie Theatre. This event, structured in a manner similar to “grand rounds,” features a simulated case presentation with an actor portraying a patient with a health condition. Students observe the case presentation and then engage in small group interprofessional discussions in which they talk about the care of the “patient.”

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Krisanne Baker Art Exhibit
Eco Artist Krisanne Baker to Exhibit Work at Husson University’s White Gallery Published on February 6, 2017

Husson University announced today that it would be featuring a multimedia art and science gallery installation by Krisanne Baker at the Robert E. White Gallery in Peabody Hall on its Bangor, Maine campus. The opening reception for the exhibition will take place on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. and will begin with an artist talk by Baker. Prior to the opening, Baker will be spending time in classes where she will share her insights with Husson students as a visiting artist. The gallery installation will be on display until March 31, 2017.

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Kaytek the Wizard
Magic Spells, Wizards and Puppets Coming to Husson University’s Gracie Theatre Published on February 6, 2017

Nashville puppet mastermind Brian Hull, director of the Nashville Public Library's Wishing Chair Productions and puppet designer, is bringing his puppet play “Kaytek the Wizard,” based on Janusz Korczak's book, to the Gracie Theatre for two performances on Friday, February 10, 2017.

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Steve Fesmirein
Husson University’s 2017 Ethics Symposium Examines Moral Fundamentalism and Sustainability Published on February 2, 2017

Dr. Steven A. Fesmire's lecture, “Rescuing Democracy from Moral Fundamentalism: How Moral Certainty is a Roadblock to Sustainability,” will take place at the Gracie Theatre on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Dyke Center for Family Business
Smart Business Seminar Series to Focus on Management and Formalizing the Decision-Making Process Published on January 4, 2017

Eaton Peabody and Husson University are combining forces to offer this informative educational opportunity

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Rain Garden at Husson University
3 Husson University Students are Awarded $1,500 to Design a Rain Garden Published on January 3, 2017

Husson University announced today that three students, Brooks Gay of Underhill, Vermont, Kaile Kimball of Lamoine, Maine, and Serian Williams of Cardiff, Wales in the United Kingdom, have been awarded a $1,500 Maine Campus Compact grant to study stormwater runoff. The students will be using the award to design a rain garden on Husson’s Bangor, Maine campus.

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