Alumni News

Sarah Mullis ’16 Op Ed in Bangor Daily News!

Recent graduate, Sarah Mullis ’16, has written an Op Ed for the Bangor Daily News. She worked with Chair Amy Blackstone to write this article which draws from her honors thesis research on community gardens and food security for the elderly. She also presented this research as a poster for the Center for Undergraduate Research Student Research Symposium […]

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Blackstone & Stewart ’09 Article Published

Amy Blackstone is pleased to share that “UMaine alum Mahala Stewart ’09 and I have an article, entitled “‘There’s More Thinking to Decide’: How the Childfree Decide Not to Parent,” in the forthcoming volume of The Family Journal. In it, we analyze data from interviews with childfree women and men and find that the processes by […]

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Alumni News: Autumn Murtagh ’15

Former faculty member, Kim Huisman, contacted us recently to let us know that Autumn Murtagh ’15 was applying to grad schools. We contacted Autumn to find out where she decided to go.  She tells us, “I am attending a graduate program in Fall 2016. It is a graduate degree in criminal justice at Seattle University […]

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Alumni News: Ellen Sherwood ’10

After graduating from UMaine in 2010, Ellen “El” Sherwood went on to receive a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from USM in 2013 and then attended the SALT Institute for Documentary Studies specializing in Photojournalism.   El sent us a sampling of photos from travels that have taken her on some wonderful adventures. Here are […]

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Sociology Alumni News

As we have shifted to the new format for the sociology department website, we were not able to regularly update the alumni page with information we heard from our alumni. Here are some highlights from the past year: Steve Shaffer ’93: Professor Steve Barkan is a chocolate lover and in that capacity ordered some chocolate […]

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