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December 31, 2009: Research Associate Marcella Sorg to receive award for career achievement in Physical Anthropology.

Marcella Sorg is a research associate with the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, faculty associate with the UMaine Department of Anthropology and research associate professor with UMaine’s Climate Change Institute. Dr. Sorg will receive the T. Dale Stewart award from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Physical Anthropology section in February.  As reported in UMaine […]

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November 10, 2009: Maine House of Representatives Speaker Hannah M. Pingree, Distinguished Policy Fellow, visits UMaine campus.

Distinguished Maine Policy Fellows are individuals with a past or current career as a policy maker in Maine–people of distinguished status and extensive experience.  As part of this program, Speaker Hannah M. Pingree, Maine House of Representatives will visit campus on Tuesday, November 10, 2009. MAINE HOUSE SPEAKER PINGREE TO VISIT TODAY The UMaine community […]

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November 2, 2009: “The Maine Campus” reports on the “Road Salt Project” and Maine Attorney General Mills visit.

The Maine Campus, the University of Maine student newspaper since 1875, reports on the “Road Salt Project” and Attorney General Mills visit to the UMaine campus. Link to article:  http://mainecampus.com/2009/11/02/umaine-investigates-effects-of-road-salt/?ref=hp Link to the Mills article:  http://mainecampus.com/2009/11/02/maine-attorney-general-calls-tabor-%E2%80%98burdensome%E2%80%99/?ref=hp  

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October 26, 2009: A guest column by Leslie Forstadt about research on same-sex marriage appeared in the Lewiston Sun-Journal.

A guest column written by Leslie Forstadt about research on same-sex marriage appeared in the Lewiston Sun-Journal. Leslie Forstadt is a child and family development specialist with the UMaine Cooperative Extension and faculty researcher at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center. Leslie’s column appeared in Sunday’s edition of the Lewiston Sun-Journal newspaper. Link:  http://www.sunjournal.com/node/384866/  

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August 11, 2009: MCSPC report cited in Bangor Daily News article on state parks

A Bangor Daily News article, “Sunshine boosts state park attendance, but numbers down from 2008” cites a study done by Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center senior research associate Charlie Morris with researchers Robert Roper and Thomas Allen. Link: http://www.bangordailynews.com/detail/115309.html Download PDF: Sun up, but park visit numbers down (PDF)  

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