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Rubin serving on jury to select Best Mauritian Scientist Award recipient

Jonathan Rubin, director of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and professor of economics, is serving on a three-member jury to select the recipient of the Best Mauritian Scientist Award. The award is an initiative of the Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Communication and is managed by the Mauritius Research Council. The government-approved award, which […]

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Marcella Sorg Will Lead Project To Analyze Data on Violent Deaths

Dr. Marcella Sorg of the University of Maine and Dr. Margaret Greenwald, recently retired Chief Medical Examiner, will lead Maine’s effort in a newly announced project to analyze violent deaths. The State of Maine has received funding from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to gather critical data on violent deaths in Maine […]

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Sorg named to National Institutes of Standards and Technology/Department of Justice committee

Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center’s Marcella Sorg has been named to a joint National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/Department of Justice (DOJ) Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee, based within the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC). NIST is establishing OSAC to strengthen the nation’s use of forensic science by supporting the development and […]

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Smith is graduate winner for Maine Studies Research and Creativity Awards

Hollie Smith, who has been working with Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center associate professor Laura Lindenfeld, was the graduate winner for the 10th annual Maine Studies Research and Creativity Awards. Her research paper, “Science and Policy in Maine: Opportunities for Engagement with the Maine State Legislature,” examines ways graduate students at UMaine might contribute more […]

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