Liberal Arts and Sciences

Bustle cites UMaine study in article on sexual harassment

A 2012 study conducted by sociologists at the University of Maine and University of Minnesota was cited in a Bustle article about sexual harassment in the workplace. The study found that women who break the glass ceiling of professional advancement also face increased incidence of sexual harassment from co-workers and subordinates, according to the article. […]

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IMRC accepting applications for juried residency, VillageSoup reports

VillageSoup reported the University of Maine’s Innovative Media, Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center is accepting applications until Nov. 9 for the winter/spring Researcher in Residence Program. IMRC residencies support the creative research, production and presentation of initiatives in new media, intermedia and other technology areas; and their social and cultural application. The residency supports a […]

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UMaine to present TV host Bill Green in conversation with NPR’s Brian Naylor

Popular Maine television personality and UMaine alumnus, Bill Green, will be the featured guest of the inaugural Framing Maine conversation series at the University of Maine on Nov. 9. The 6:30 p.m. event, “Framing Maine: A Conversation with Bill Green,” will take place in Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall. Tickets are required for […]

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‘Defiant Requiem’ film screening and concert by the Silver Duo, Oct. 29

UMaine will host a screening of the award-winning holocaust documentary “Defiant Requiem,” followed by a concert by the Silver Duo featuring music composed by concentration camp prisoners. The screening and concert will take place at 1 p.m., Oct. 29 in Minsky Recital Hall, and is free and open to the public. “Defiant Requiem” tells the […]

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Barkan quoted in BDN article on decreased Maine crime rate

Steven Barkan, a sociology professor at the University of Maine, was quoted in a Bangor Daily News article about recently released statistics that show crime in Maine decreased for the fifth straight year in 2016. According to the Maine Department of Public Safety, crime dropped 8.7 percent from 2015 to 2016, but drug use continues […]

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Howard Segal to discuss transformation of UMaine on Oct. 23

The transformation of the University of Maine from a traditional land grant school to the flagship campus of the University of Maine System is the subject of the annual Maine Heritage Lecture on Monday, Oct. 23. Howard Segal, professor of history, will speak on “Becoming Modern: The Transformation of the University of Maine, 1965–2015,” beginning […]

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LaBouff speaks with Press Herald about schools using Native American imagery

The Portland Press Herald reported a mother of a Micmac Indian who plays football for Lisbon High School said Wells fans and players mocked Native Americans with offensive stereotypes throughout Friday’s game at Wells High School. Jordan LaBouff, an assistant professor of psychology and honors at the University of Maine, said even portrayals of Indians […]

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