Opinion

BDN publishes op-ed by higher education grad student

The Bangor Daily News published the opinion piece, “How a Maine university is addressing pressing social issues,” by Jules Hathaway, a mother of three who has just started her first year in UMaine’s higher education program. Hathaway, who works at UMaine’s Wells Dining Commons, wrote about the steps UMaine Dining services is taking to help […]

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BDN publishes op-ed on Maine leadership by Silka

The Bangor Daily News published the opinion piece “Maine leadership in changing times” by Linda Silka, executive editor of Maine Policy Review at the University of Maine. Silka is a professor emerita of the School of Economics and retired director of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at UMaine. She is a member of the […]

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Conversation publishes op-ed by Socolow on violence against media

The Conversation published an opinion piece co-written by Michael Socolow, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine. The piece is titled, “Violence against the media isn’t new — history shows why it largely disappeared and has now returned.” San Francisco Chronicle, WHYY, MinnPost and Bangor Daily News also published the article.

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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 “‘From away’ should be celebrated, not scorned.” 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 and […]

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Bogucki writes BDN op-ed

Olivia Bogucki, a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled “Separating fact from fiction in late-life depression.” Bogucki 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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Science Trends publishes piece on insecticide resistance by Alyokhin

Science Trends published the article, “The evolutionary context of insecticide resistance,” by Andrei Alyokhin, a professor of applied entomology at the University of Maine. Thoughts from the article also are described in  “Adaptation to toxic hosts as a factor in the evolution of insecticide resistance,” which was recently published in the journal Current Opinion in […]

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Beal co-writes BDN op-ed on Maine’s clamming industry

Brian Beal, a professor of marine ecology at the University of Maine at Machias and director of research at the Downeast Institute, co-wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled, “How Maine can save its historic clamming industry.” Beal wrote the article with Chad Coffin, a clammer and president of the Maine Clammers […]

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The Conversation, AP publish op-ed by Socolow on Mad Magazine

The Conversation published an opinion piece by Michael Socolow, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine. The piece, titled “Mad Magazine’s clout may have faded, but its ethos matters more than ever before,” also was distributed by the Associated Press and published by the Los Angeles Times, Smithsonian magazine, The […]

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Blackstone writes BDN op-ed on ending workplace harassment

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, “Much work remains to end workplace harassment.” Blackstone also is a member of the of the Maine chapter of the national Scholars Strategy Network, […]

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