College of Management and Human Service


Researchers in front of glacier

USM, UMaine researchers explore change in Southern Greenland

A group of researchers from USM and the University of Maine System recently attended an "Arctic Futures Workshop" in Southern Greenland, where they explored climate and socioeconomic change through multi-disciplinary lenses.
USM Update taping September 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' September 2019

"The USM Update" is back. This month, we discuss the relatively new Promise Scholarship, the Gateway to Opportunity program, which engages local youth and with meaningful work experiences, and two internships completed by our Food Studies students.
portrait of Victor Ivarsson '17

Business alum's degrees prepared him to lead the way in the software industry in Sweden

After earning a double major in International Business and Marketing at USM in only three years, while playing ice hockey and running mid-distance for the track and field team, Victor Ivarrson '17 is pursuing his career dreams in Stockholm.

Maine North Atlantic Institute at USM hosts University of Tromsø leaders

A local reception celebrating the growing educational and trade relationship between Maine and North Atlantic countries included representatives from the University of Tromsø in Norway. The school, the world’s northernmost, has signed a partnership agreement with the University of Southern Maine aimed at exchanges, research and ongoing collaboration.
USM Science Building

USM helping Maine's small businesses thrive at best-in-nation rate

The Maine Small Business Development Centers — though the University of Southern Maine — is a leader in helping small business owners surmount first-year obstacles. The state was just chosen by the Kaufman Foundation as number one in the county for start-up businesses after their first year.
Louisa Munk

MPH student writes BDN Op-Ed on sensible drug policy

Louisa Munk, a Master of Public Health student at USM, recently wrote a piece on sensible drug policy published in the Bangor Daily News.

Professor's piece on veterinary social work published in Portland Press Herald

Paula Gerstenblatt, a USM assistant professor of Social Work, has published a piece in the Portland Press Herald, writing that research on the human-animal bond indicates pets are considered family, and the connection equals or exceeds that experienced between humans.

USM double alumnus to become RSU 14 superintendent

University of Southern Maine double alumnus Chris Howell will take over as superintendent of Regional School Unit 14 on July 1.
cover of Marry Me report

USM researchers write first-of-its-kind economic analysis of Maine’s growing wedding industry

The Maine Center for Business and Economic Research at University of Southern Maine has partnered with the newly created Maine Wedding Report to issue “Marry ME,” a first-of-its kind economic analysis of Maine’s growing wedding industry.

MMG Insurance gives USM $50K to help a fast-growing Maine industry

University of Southern Maine’s President Glenn Cummings recently announced a $50,000 gift from Presque Isle-based MMG Insurance to support the University’s program in Risk Management and Insurance (RMI). Specifically, the gift will bolster the endowment for the MEMIC John T. Leonard Endowed Chair in Risk Management and Insurance, which honors the legacy of retired MEMIC CEO John Leonard who was instrumental in establishing the RMI program at USM.