Opinion

BDN publishes grad student’s op-ed on women leaders

Allyson Eslin, who is pursuing a dual master’s in economics and global policy at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled, “When women lead, everyone prospers.” In her piece, Eslin cited Maine NEW Leadership, a weeklong, intensive leadership program offered in June at the University of Maine for […]

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BDN publishes op-ed by Nadelhaft

Jerome Nadelhaft, an emeritus professor of history at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled, “The long, dark history of violence against women.”

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Hollywood Reporter publishes Socolow column on O.J. Simpson

Michael Socolow, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine, wrote a guest column for the Hollywood Reporter titled, “It’s O.J. Simpson’s world; we’re just living in it.” CNN cited the column in the article, “O.J. Simpson hearing: A blast from media past.”

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Howard writes op-ed for BDN

The Bangor Daily News published an opinion piece about the Paris climate agreement by Michael Howard, a philosophy professor at the University of Maine. Howard 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 policy implications. Members’ columns […]

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Press Herald publishes op-ed by Scontras

The Portland Press Herald published an opinion piece by Charles Scontras, a historian and research associate at the University of Maine’s Bureau of Labor Education, titled “We should elevate the status of work in the modern economy.”

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Trostel’s early education research cited in Press Herald editorial

The Portland Press Herald editorial, “More needy children in Maine deserve quality early care,” cited a study by Philip Trostel, a University of Maine economist. Trostel’s study, “Path to a Better Future: The Fiscal Payoff of Investment in Early Childhood in Maine,” recommends full-time education for children from birth to age 5, estimating that it […]

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Boston Globe publishes opinion piece by Socolow

The Boston Globe published an opinion piece by Michael Socolow, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine. The piece is titled, “Megyn Kelly’s interview with a sweaty, stammering Alex Jones wasn’t worth it.” Boston.com also cited the piece in an article about the interview.

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Sen. Collins quotes Kaye in BDN op-ed on isolation among older adults

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins cited Len Kaye, director of the University of Maine Center on Aging, in an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News, titled “Isolation is an epidemic among seniors. The antidote to this scourge isn’t another law.” Collins wrote that the Senate Aging Committee, which she chairs, recently held a series of […]

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