Liberal Arts and Sciences

Brewer quoted in Christian Science Monitor article on Maine politics

Mark Brewer, a political science professor at the University of Maine, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article, “When a governor names his dog ‘Veto.’” While Gov. Paul LePage has a history of controversial sound bites in common with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, he is more conservative, and Maine politics has reached new […]

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Brewer speaks with BDN about national monument debate, presidential politics

Mark Brewer, a political science professor at the University of Maine, was interviewed by the Bangor Daily News for the article, “How Maine’s national monument debate plays into presidential politics.” The question of whether President Barack Obama will designate a North Woods national monument looms large in northern Maine, according to the article, and could […]

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LaBouff, grad student write op-ed for BDN

The Bangor Daily News published the opinion piece, “Skowhegan schools keep ‘Indians’ mascot and stand for what they should oppose,” by Andrew Tomer, a graduate student in psychology at the University of Maine, and Jordan LaBouff, an assistant professor of psychology and honors at UMaine.

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Brewer speaks with WVII about Melania Trump speech plagiarism allegations

Mark Brewer, a political science professor at the University of Maine, spoke with WVII (Channel 7) for a report about speech plagiarism allegations against Melania Trump. After the wife of presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at the Republican National Convention, it was found portions of her speech were similar to first lady Michelle Obama’s 2008 […]

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BDN publishes feature on art student, work highlighting cultural history

The Bangor Daily News published a feature article on Penobscot artist and University of Maine student Christiana Becker. Becker, an art major, used stories she heard growing up as inspiration for a series of carved woodblock prints she created in a printmaking class, according to the article. Becker’s prints not only depict her artistic interpretation […]

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Maine Home + Design previews UMMA ‘Contemporary Currents’ exhibit

An upcoming exhibit at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor was advanced in the August 2016 issue of Maine Home + Design magazine. In celebration of a partnership between the Maine Arts Commission and the New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, UMMA will present “Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick […]

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Glover writes op-ed on Republican convention for BDN

Robert Glover, an assistant professor of honors and political science at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News, titled “The Republican convention’s race problem.” Glover is a member of the Maine chapter of the national Scholars Strategy Network, which brings together scholars across the country to address public challenges […]

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Senator George J. Mitchell Center work featured in SSPP Blog post

Research conducted at the University of Maine’s Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions was featured in SSPP Blog, the weekly blog of the journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy. The blog post, “The Cooperative University: An Emerging Model?” includes quotes from center director David Hart, as well as information on work led by […]

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Slots still available for 2016 Science Summer Camps

Science Summer Camps at the University of Maine provide a fun and engaging way for children to experience science in new ways. Slots are still available for the weeks of July 25–29 and Aug. 15–19 for students in grades three through five, as well as Aug. 8–12 for students in grades six through eight. Camp […]

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