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Jean Hay's Most Unusual Homework

The following reports were done in 1997 as part of Jean's coursework as she pursued a degree in journalism from the University of Maine in Orono. Two were independent study projects, done for the journalism and political science departments. The third was done for a "Women and the Legal System" class.
The Glass Ceiling
at the University of Maine

Any way you cut it, by college or job title, almost all women faculty on the Orono campus still get paid less than their male counterparts --- Posted April 5, 1998
Student Drug Surveys:
More Noise Than Substance?

Do these statistics represent reality? Can we trust students to honestly self-report their own illegal, anti-social, and/or undesirable behaviors? Can we trust researchers to give us the whole picture?
The Entire Report
Op-Ed Column in March 26, 1998 Bangor Daily News


The Breaking of a Candidate
Did unfair and inaccurate reporting by one monopoly newspaper in Maine alter the results of the 1996 U.S. Senate race?

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