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Students gain real-world experience at USM's Cybersecurity Lab

Maine Cyber Security Cluster (MCSC) initiative at the University of Southern Maine gives students real-world applications. MCSC is headed up by Glenn Wilson, an associate research professor in USM's Department of Technology.

Muskie School team earns national award for report unearthing racial bias in Maine's juvenile justice system

The Maine Statistical Analysis Center, located in the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine, was recognized by the Justice Research and Statistics Association for one of its most recent reports at the National Forum on Criminal Justice Forum held in Atlanta.

BDN op-ed features how Maine Youth Transition Collaborative helps young people adjust to life post-foster care

University of Maine student Jessica Henderson shares her story in a Bangor Daily News op-ed about pursuing a college degree after growing up in Maine's foster care system and the help she's received from the Maine Youth Transition Collaborative.

CBER in the news

Ryan Wallace, CBER Project Director, in the Portland Press Herald

New Muskie School report finds racial bias in Maine’s juvenile justice system

"Disproportionate Contact: Youth of Color in Maine's Juvenile Justice System," released by the Muskie School of Public Service, reveals a racial bias towards minority youths in Maine's juvenile justice system.

Chelsea Malacara selected as USM’s Maine Policy Scholar

The University of Southern Maine is proud to announce that Chelsea Malacara has been named a Maine Policy Scholar for the 2015-16 academic year.

Muskie School tick and mosquito disease prevention efforts featured on centralmaine.com

Graduate students from the Muskie School of Public Service have been visiting elementary school classrooms around the state to educate kids about the dangers of diseases caused by ticks and mosquitoes.

Muskie School launches Master’s degree in Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM)

As part of the evolution in the Muskie School of Public Service - the new Master's in Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM) prepares graduates for leadership roles in government, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector by developing a strong, multi-disciplinary foundation of skills and knowledge in the fields of policy, planning and management. As part of the University of Southern Maine’s Metropolitan University initiative, the program also encourages students to interact with their surrounding community, through various forms of engagement.

Recommendations from Muskie School study pave way for East Bayside grant

Portland's up-and-coming East Bayside neighborhood is one of 20 communities that received a national grant to organize a long-term planning effort, thanks in part to a 2009 Muskie School of Public Service study.

Dr. Charles Colgan in the news

Dr. Charles Colgan mentioned in several Portland Press Herald articles.

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