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Colgan pushes back job recovery forecast for Maine

Dr. Charles Colgan presented at the Fall Economic Outlook Conference in Boston

Charlie Colgan discusses 'solutions for Maine's economy' at MaineFocus conference

Dr. Charles Colgan presented at the Oct. 30 conference MaineFocus: Solutions for Maine's Economy.

MCBER Director Matthew Dean discusses disruptive innovation in Portland Press Herald

Dr. Matthew Dean, director of the Maine Center for Business and Economic Research and faculty member in the USM School of Business, was recently quoted in the Portland Press Herald article "Delorme keeping up with a revolution".

Muskie co-hosts national conference on female offenders

Earlier this month, the USM Muskie School of Public Service co-hosted the 15th Biannual Adult & Juvenile Female Offenders Conference, the only professional conference focused exclusively on women and girls involved with the justice system.

Muskie receives OSHA grant for workplace violence training program

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded the USM Muskie School with a Susan Harwood Training Grant to support a program aimed at home care assistants and workers in small, community-based nursing homes.

New Kaiser Commission report by Muskie authors highlight federal and state responsibilities for managing Medicaid

In this report published by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, the authors discuss key responsibilities that the federal government and states hold for managing the Medicaid program and identify the key issues and challenges states face as they transform the way they do business and achieve key national goals.

Scholarship in Exhibition

CAHS Professor of American & New England Studies Donna Cassidy is currently curating an upcoming exhibition for the Portland Museum of Art.

Maine Food Strategy Project Team

Faculty members of the Muskie School of Public Service are currently serving on the project team for Maine Food Strategy - a phased multi-year effort to develop a food system strategy to enhance value-added Maine food for Maine people and position the state as a center of production.

Environmental Science Research Collaboration

Dr. Joseph Staples and several Environmental Sciences students are doing collaborative research work with the Maine Medical Center Vector Borne Disease Lab on disease vectors that carry Lyme Disease, West Nile Virus, and Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

Space Radiation Project Funded

Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Douglas Currie has received funding from the Maine Space Grant Consortium Research Infrastructure Development (RID) Program to establish a new research focus on the toxicological effects of space radiation on the central nervous system. The project will allow students to be exposed to the field of radiation biology and interact with NASA scientists.

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