College of Management and Human Service


Dean Joseph Mcdonnell asks universities to 'rethink the college major' in the Portland Press Herald

Dr. Joseph McDonnell, dean of the USM College of Management and Human Service, encourages universities to consider integrating career and liberal education.

Muskie School Statistician and Business Faculty Member Responds to Maine School Grading System in the Portland Press Herald

Prashant Mittal, statistician in the Muskie School and part-time faculty in the School of Business at USM, examines the math behind Maine's new school grading system.

Professor David Silvernail discusses Maine school grading system with Channel 6-WCSH

David Silvernail, director of the Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation at the USM School of Education and Human Development, spoke to Caroline Cornish at Channel 6-WCSH about Maine's new school grading system-

School of Business Student Receives Maine Higher Education Assistance Foundation Scholarship

The University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce Bryan Hill as the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Maine Higher Education Assistance Foundation (HEAF). Hill is a double-major in accounting and finance at USM.

Dean Joseph McDonnell discusses MOOCs, new educational experiences in the Portland Press Herald

In his December 10 article, "The Five Minute University: Rethinking the educational experience," Dr. Joseph McDonnell, dean of the College of Management and Human Service, discusses massive open online courses and the future of higher education:

Alumni shine in 2012 elections

Congratulations to our Muskie School alumni who were recently elected- or re-elected- to public office!

Muskie School report sheds light on Maine's changing population and housing

Though Maine still has the oldest population in the nation, it is becoming more ethnically diverse. This is just one of the key findings from “Changing Maine: Maine’s Changing Population and Housing 1990-2010,” a new report by the USM Muskie School, which provides insights into Maine’s population growth, demographics, households, and housing over the past two decades.

Muskie School receives National Science Foundation grant to help build sustainable transportation infrastructure

The NSF grant led by researchers from the USM Muskie School and the University of New Hampshire aims to bridge the knowledge gap between climate scientists—who understand where the Earth’s climate is headed—and the civil engineers and transportation officials who design today’s roads and bridges.

Muskie School researcher among first in nation to receive new patient safety credential

Judith Tupper, researcher and managing director of the population health and health policy program at the USM Muskie School of Public Service, is among the first in the nation- and one of only two individuals in the state of Maine- to earn the new Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) credential.

Professor Andrew Coburn, public health expert, featured on MPBN's Maine Calling

Professor Andrew Coburn, chair of the Muskie School’s Master of Public Health program and director of the Cutler Institute’s Population Health and Health Policy research program, joined Maine Calling for a discussion of the June 28 Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.