Archives for "Society and culture"

Friday

November 21, 2014 11:47 am

Tuesday

April 8, 2014 3:12 pm

Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05

Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05

Employing his technique of “community-based cinema,” Saddlemire follows four Lewiston families, including that of professors Charles Nero and Baltasar Fra-Molinero.

Friday

March 14, 2014 10:23 am

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

The ad “Dad and Papa” highlights the “contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities,” Engel writes.

Friday

February 21, 2014 10:41 am

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

In 2013, Wander created Days, an app that lets users gather their photos and GIFs in a daily, shareable package. “Days is a way to share a day in your life,” Fisher says.

Thursday

January 30, 2014 2:44 pm

For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

“It’s hard to comprehend billions of years,” says geology professor Mike Retelle.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 5:02 pm

Tuesday

August 6, 2013 10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Friday

June 28, 2013 10:00 am

Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

The Portland Press Herald and Lewiston Sun Journal each report and comment on the death of lawyer, art critic and…

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

It’s a kick to Skype with Grandma or a job candidate, but would you want to have an interactive video session with your favorite retailer?