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Relive the Muskie Centennial event: The Muskie Legacy in Today's World

Enjoy the remarks from former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and PBS NewsHour political commentator Mark Shields at University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public Service's centennial celebration of renowned Maine Senator and U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie.

Coburn dissects Maine's slip in 'healthiest state' rankings

The state of Maine fell from 16 to 20 in the latest release of America's Health Rankings, matching its lowest point since the rankings began in 1990. Andrew Coburn, Associate Dean of the Muskie School of Public Service and public health professor, discussed the slip with the Portland Press Herald.

Muskie School grad named Wiscasset town planner

The town of Wiscasset didn't have to look too far for its next town planner. Muskie School of Public Service graduate Jamel Torres has been named to the position. Torres earned a Master's Degree in Community Planning and Development from the Muskie School.

Muskie Public Health Graduate Students Present at Maine CDC Conference

The Muskie School of Public Service, Graduate Program in Public Health, and the Maine Public Health Institute exhibited at the Maine CDC Division of Infectious Disease Annual Conference and the concurrent Immunization Annual Conference on November 19, 2014.

Cutler Institute researcher speaks about women's incarceration rate in Maine

Erica King, corrections researcher at the Cutler Institute, spoke with WGME-TV in Portland about the increasing number of women in Maine's prisons and jails.

Celebrate GIS Day with Geography-Anthropology

Join Geography-Anthropology Wednesday, November 19 for the annual celebration of GIS Day. Geographic information systems (GIS) technology expert Will Mitchell of NBT Solutions will be speaking about trends and trajectories in GIS.

Government can be a force for good: Muskie's life, legacy celebrated

The Muskie Centennial held on Saturday, November 15 celebrated the legacy of one of Maine's -- and the country's -- most dedicated public servants, Edmund Muskie. Friends and family of the distinguished politician, along with Muskie school students and alumni packed the Hannaford Hall auditorium for an afternoon full of anecdotes and lessons from Muskie's career.

"Gun violence is a woman's issue," says Gabby Giffords at a roundtable discussion held at the Muskie School

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords appeared at the Muskie School as the first stop on the Americans for Responsible Solutions (a group she founded with her husband) tour to foster discussions around domestic violence and guns.

USM Faculty Chairs International Research in Income and Wealth Conference in Netherlands

Barbara Fraumeni traveled to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to perform her official duties as IARIW chairperson at the 33rd International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) General Conference. Individuals from over 35 countries attended the conference, which included some 150 papers on a wide variety of topics.

Call for Proposals Fiscal Year 2015

With financial support from the Maine Economic Improvement Fund (MEIF), the Office of Research Administration and Development is announcing the availability of funds to support research activities that are central to USM’s mission as a metropolitan university.

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