Sporer finds ISIL supporters normalize terrorism on Twitter

UMaine News Release, Jan. 30, 2020 – A study by  assistant professor of Sociology Karyn Sporer and colleagues at the University of Nebraska found that soft-sympathizers of ISIL leverage social media to justify violence perpetrated by the terrorist group, normalizing their tactics and their idealogy. Read more in the Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and […]

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Leahy’s model for increasing diversity in forestry published

Orono, Feb 4, 2020: Supporting Women in Forestry Today, or SWIFT, was formed in 2016 by Jessica Leahy and Mindy Crandall to diversify forestry disciplines at UMaine by retaining women in the academic pipeline from education to employment. Read more about this viable model in the Journal of Forestry.

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