Opinion

Sun Journal publishes op-ed by Scontras

The Sun Journal published an opinion piece by Charles Scontras, a historian and research associate at the University of Maine’s Bureau of Labor Education, titled “Maine women have long fought for equal rights, and the fight continues still.”

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LaBouff writes BDN op-ed on diversity in Maine’s classrooms

The Bangor Daily News published the opinion piece, “Valuing diversity in Maine’s classrooms,” by Jordan LaBouff, an associate professor of psychology and honors at the University of Maine. 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 their […]

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Postdoctoral research fellow writes BDN op-ed on national parks

Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie, a postdoctoral David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled, “National parks belong to Americans. They should remain accessible to all.” MacKenzie studies alpine and subalpine plant communities, climate change and conservation across New England.

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BDN publishes grad students’ op-ed on GOP tax bill

The Bangor Daily News published an opinion piece by two University of Maine graduate students, titled “GOP tax plan will place greater tax burden on Maine’s graduate students.” The piece was written by Camerin Seigars, who is studying mechanical engineering, and Walter McCulley III, who is studying psychology. Both are senators in the UMaine Graduate […]

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Barkan writes BDN op-ed on criminal justice

The Bangor Daily News published the opinion piece “The hurtful racial truth about criminal justice in the U.S.,” by Steven Barkan, a sociology professor at the University of Maine and author of the forthcoming “Race, Crime, and Justice: The Continuing American Dilemma.” Barkan also is a member of the Maine Regional Network, part of the […]

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