FSU to Host Presidential Election Panel Discussion

Frostburg State University faculty members will cover a variety of topics during a Presidential Election Panel Discussion to be held at FSU onTuesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall room 133A of the Lane University Center. This event is free and open to the public. Dr. Stephen Twing, a professor in the Department of Political Science, will be the moderator. Members of the panel and their discussion areas are as follows: ·        Dr. Eleanor McConnell, assistant professor, History, “The Jackson Men: Populist Conser...
MDE Submits Regulatory Action on Fracking

On Monday, September 26, 2016, Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) submitted a regulatory action to the Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) Committee. The purpose of the action is to update the regulations governing the exploration and production of oil and gas to address technologies that were not typically employed in Maryland when the existing regulations were adopted, including hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. The draft regulations will ensure that any exploration and production of oil and gas is conducted in a manner protective of public health, ...
Authors, Publishers, Readers Uniting in Downtown Frostburg for 10th Annual Independent Literature Fe

Whether searching for something interesting to read, the chance to rub elbows with published authors, information about the process of writing and publishing or simply a good home for stories or poems, Frostburg’s 10th annual Independent Literature Festival will have the answer. Organized by Frostburg State University’s Center for Literary Arts, the entire event is open to the public free of charge. Publishers, editors and authors from nearly 30 boutique publishing houses and literary magazines will come together in downtown Frostburg for this year’s “Indie Lit Fest,” which begins o...
Annual Drag Show Pageant Slated for October 8th

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Celtic Fiddle Festival to Perform at Frostburg’s Palace Theatre

 Set to perform a “perfect storm of the finest Celtic music your ears will ever encounter,” the Celtic Fiddle Festival quartet will showcase a fascinating juxtaposition of international and individual styles in a concert at Frostburg’s historic Palace Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. The group, which is touring the U.S., is made up of three fiddlers and an accompanying guitarist from various Celtic regions. The show is organized by Mountain City Traditional Arts, a program of Frostburg State University. The Celtic Fiddle Festival released its first CD in 1993, b...
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MDE Submits Regulatory Action on Fracking PDF Print E-mail
Written by Maryland Department of Environment   
Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:34
On Monday, September 26, 2016, Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) submitted a regulatory action to the Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) Committee. The purpose of the action is to update the regulations governing the exploration and production of oil and gas to address technologies that were not typically employed in Maryland when the existing regulations were adopted, including hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. The draft regulations will ensure that any exploration and production of oil and gas is conducted in a manner protective of public health, safety, the environment, and natural resources. Following AELR Committee review, the regulatory proposal will be published in the Maryland Register and be open for public comment for 30 days.
 
Copies of the draft regulations and summary document can be found on MDE's website: www.mde.maryland.gov/marcellus
 
Any questions should be directed to Jeffrey Fretwell –  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it v or 410-537-3537.
 
 
 
FSU to Host Presidential Election Panel Discussion PDF Print E-mail
Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:41

Frostburg State University faculty members will cover a variety of topics during a Presidential Election Panel Discussion to be held at FSU onTuesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall room 133A of the Lane University Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Stephen Twing, a professor in the Department of Political Science, will be the moderator. Members of the panel and their discussion areas are as follows:

·        Dr. Eleanor McConnell, assistant professor, History, “The Jackson Men: Populist Conservatism in Antebellum America”

·        Dr. Gregory Wood, associate professor, History, “Opposition to the New Deal and the Roots of Modern Conservatism”

·        Natalie Schuster, lecturer, History, “Modern Conservatism and the Rise of Trump”

·        Dr. Stephen Simpson, professor, Political Science, “The Media, the Polls and the Presidential Campaign”

·        Dr. David Lewis, professor, Political Science, “The 2016 Election and the Future of the U.S. Supreme Court”

·        Dr. Stephen Hartlaub, professor, Political Science, “The Conditions for Tyranny and the American Polity”

The panel discussion is sponsored by FSU’s departments of Political Science and History and the J. Glenn Beall Institute for Public Affairs, which promotes a spirit of civic responsibility and an increased knowledge of government affairs and the political process at all levels.

For more information, contact Twing at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or 301-687-3097.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.

 
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