College of Management and Human Service


Student organization wins regional SIFE contest, prepares for nationals

A student organization at the University of Southern Maine has won its second consecutive regional championship based on a series of exemplary community-building projects. Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), a 21-member team sponsored by the USM School of Business...

Muskie School's Andrew Coburn discusses the business case for healthy employees in the Bangor Daily News

Professor Andrew Coburn, chair of the Master of Public Health program at the USM Muskie School of Public Service, talks to the BDN about the competitive advantage for businesses in keeping employees- and communities- healthy.

Professor Jeanette Andonian featured in 'Maine Magazine' and 'Dr. Lisa Radio Hour'

Dr. Andonian discusses resilience as a critical concept in mental health practice, as well as parenting, in the article "Happy, Hardy Kids" and the April 8 radio segment titled "Kids."

Business Professor Dana Kerr published in Journal of Insurance Issues

Dr. Dana Kerr, assistant professor of risk management and insurance, published "Exploring the Role of Pseudodeductibles in Auto Insurance Claims Reporting" in the most recent issue of the Journal of Insurance Issues (Vol. 35, No. 1).

Professor Emeritus Stephen Murphy's book "Voices of Pineland" reviewed in Portland Press Herald

"Nobody known to this reviewer can see into the future, but by studying the past, there are signs of directions that politicians and experts du jour should never be allowed to take our society in again. University of Southern Maine professor Stephen T. Murphy has just produced such a cautionary volume..."

Finance Profesor James Bennett discusses Facebook's $100B valuation

"The raising of the veil confirmed what most had suspected — Facebook is a tremendously unique company in many respects. The number of users is staggering: 845 million monthly active users at the end of 2011, uploading more than 250 million photos on an average day. Users are eagerly embracing new ways of accessing Facebook; roughly half of active users access both at home and on mobile products. It has become an essential part of life for tens, if not hundreds, of millions of people."

USM Student Group Hosts “Stuff the Trucks” Food Drive to Support Good Shepherd Food Bank in Maine

On Sunday, March 4, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., members of the University of Southern Maine Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) team will be at the Scarborough Sam's Club to host the "Stuff the Trucks" Food and Fund Drive in support of Good Shepherd Food Bank.

Business lessons from the Bard: Dean Joseph McDonnell explores leadership in 'Henry V'

Shakespeare on business — really? Shakespeare’s plays provide timeless insights for managers because so many deal with the dynamics of leadership — themes of power and its abuse, character and its flaws, ambition and its destructiveness, loyalty and its betrayal.

Help our USM Business Students Become the Next Sports Media Stars

Seven USM Business students are finalists in the XFINITY Next Sports Media Star contest to win a job as a social media reporter for XFINITY/Comcast Sports! To give our students the most support- and the best chance at winning- we’re asking our USM faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community to vote now and vote often...

Dean Joseph McDonnell discusses the impact of public-private partnerships on economic development in latest BDN article

Dean Joseph McDonnell examines the latest state-university partnership between New York City and Cornell University and the importance of such relationships in growing a state's economy....