The USM Campus Safety Project, a collaborative effort between the Muskie School and the School of Social Work, has received a three-year, $300,000 award from the U.S. Department of Justice to foster a healthy campus climate for USM students, faculty, and staff.
The Muskie School's Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP) has issued a series of reports on the effects of sea level for 10 municipalities on Casco Bay’s shoreline.
Associate Professor of History Libby Bischof is currently working on several research projects that explores the historical connections in film and photography within Maine's society.
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has awarded continuation funding to the Tri-County Advocacy Partnership, a collaborative effort to provide legal representation and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, and intimate partner violence.
Charlie Colgan
Dr. Charles Colgan, Associate Director of MCBER, spoke with MPBN Morning Edition host Irwin Gratz.
Charlie Colgan
Dr. Charles Colgan presented at the Fall Economic Outlook Conference in Boston
CAHS Associate Professor of History Eileen Eagan has two ongoing projects that delve into the relationship of history, memory, and public space in the city of Portland, Maine.
Dr. Flynn Ross, Associate Professor of Teacher Education, and Dr. Hermeet Kohli, Associate Professor of Social Work are leading an initiative to support the tradition of high quality education based on strong student-teacher relationships and community support in Maine schools by offering new tools and strategies to help teachers and administrators respond to changing demographics.
Michelle Vazquez Jacobus is an Associate Professor in Social and Behavioral Sciences & Leadership and Organizational Studies at LAC. She is currently conducting research on the impact of community engagement in retention, learning, self-esteem and success of non-traditional students at USM, particularly by studying the experiences of students in community engagement classes.
Charlie Colgan
Dr. Charles Colgan presented at the Oct. 30 conference MaineFocus: Solutions for Maine's Economy.


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