Time's 'Person of the Year' speaks to Muskie School Public Health students
"The Ebola Fighters" have been named Time Magazine's 2014 "Person of the Year," and the students in Barbara Shaw's Health Law and Ethics class got the chance to spend some time with one of the fighters from the front lines --- nurse and Maine resident Kaci Hickox.
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.