Opinion

Blackstone writes BDN op-ed on reproductive freedom

Amy Blackstone, a professor in the Department of Sociology and the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled, “Maine leads on reproductive freedom.” Blackstone is a member of the of the Maine chapter of the national Scholars Strategy Network, which brings together […]

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BDN publishes op-ed by postdoctoral fellow

The Bangor Daily News published an opinion piece by Amanda Bertana, an environmental sociologist and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Maine, titled “Think globally, act locally: Mainers are changing the world.” Bertana is the postdoctoral fellow for the Maine chapter of the national Scholars Strategy Network, which brings together scholars across the country to […]

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LaBouff writes BDN op-ed

Jordan LaBouff, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled “Integrating immigrants into Maine’s workforce benefits us all.” LaBouff 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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Ph.D. student writes BDN op-ed

Jon Bomar, a doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled “Confronting the graduate student mental health crisis.” Bomar 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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Brawley writes BDN op-ed on rockweed

University of Maine alumna Jessica Muhlin, an associate professor of marine biology at Maine Maritime Academy, and Susan Brawley, a UMaine professor of plant biology and marine sciences, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled, “Science should be heeded: Rockweed is not a plant.”

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NYT publishes Barkan’s letter to the editor

The New York Times published a letter to the editor by Steven Barkan, a professor of sociology at the University of Maine. In the letter, Barkan responded to a Times article about the politics surrounding the death penalty.

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BDN publishes op-ed on home health care by Butler

Sandra Butler, a professor of social work at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled “Lawmakers said home health care was important. Now it’s time for them to do something about it.” Butler is a member of the Maine chapter of the national Scholars Strategy Network, which brings […]

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BDN publishes op-ed by Mayewski on Green New Deal

The Bangor Daily News published an opinion piece by Paul Mayewski, Distinguished Maine Professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences and director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine. The piece is titled, “Green New Deal offers a possible route to conquer climate change.”

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