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March 22, 2009: Associated Press covers newest issue of Maine Policy Review

(WBZ) A special edition of a policy review by two of the state’s leading think tanks offers support for Gov. John Baldacci’s contention that environmentally sound principles can also drive the state’s economy. The largest-ever edition of the Maine Policy Review, a twice-yearly joint publication of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and the Margaret […]

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March 18, 2009. Mary Cathcart interviewed for WABI story on Maine NEW Leadership

Mary Cathcart, Senior Policy Fellow at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, was interviewed by WABI reporter Sharon Pelletier about Maine NEW Leadership–an intensive, six-day residential leadership education program offered free of charge to college women in Maine.  The first annual workshop will be held June 11-16, 2009. Applications are due on Friday, March 20. […]

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February 25, 2009: Jonathan Rubin and Marcella Sorg contributors to Maine’s Climate Future: An Initial Assessment

University of Maine faculty presented a report entitled,  “Maine’s Climate Future: An Initial Assessment” to Governor John Baldacci on February 25, 2009.  The report, authored by University of Maine faculty, presented preliminary analysis of the effects of climate change in Maine during the 21st century. Professor Jonathan Rubin acted as the group transportation team leader […]

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February 16, 2009: Investing in Maine College Students, Professor Philip Trostel

On February 16, 2009, Professor Philip Trostel presented “Investing in Maine College Students,” as part of the University of Maine’s series of presentations, “Building a Vibrant Maine Economy…A Virtual Conference.”  This semester-long conference features research-based commentary on issues related to creating a stronger state economy. Prof. Trostel’s presentation was accompanied by a guest editorial in […]

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February 16, 2009 Professor Philip Trostel, School of Economics, will present “Investing in Maine’s College Students”

Professor Philip Trostel, School of Economics, will present Investing in Maine’s College Students, as part of “Building a Vibrant Maine Economy…a Virtual Conference,” research-based perspectives on topics that can help Maine citizens and policymakers gain deeper understanding of issues affecting Maine’s economic future.  Each presentation in this series is approximately 20 minutes in length and […]

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Interested in Engaged Research? Join us Wednesday, February 4th, 4-5pm.

Developing a UM-Milo Research Corps:  Opportunities for Engaged Research The UM Bodwell Center and the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center will co-host an informal gathering to share stories about engaged research opportunities and invite you to be a part of a UM-Milo research corps. Bring students! Bring faculty!  Bring your community partner! Wednesday, February 4, […]

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