College of Management and Human Service


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.

Muskie School alumna, youth development director featured on Maine Watch

Muskie alumna Dianna Walters and Marty Zanghi, director of youth development at the Muskie School, joined Therese Cahill-Low, director of the DHHS Office of Child and Family Services, and host Jennifer Rooks for a special Maine Watch: Aging out of Foster Care.

USM archaeology professor 'unearths' Smuttynose secrets in new exhibit

Through August 31, the exhibit "Under the Isles of Shoals" will be on display in the Discover Portsmouth Center

Mainebiz shines a spotlight on USM's Tourism and Hospitality program

Article notes "the economic and job-placement potential" of the university's new degree in tourism and hospitality.

Dean Joseph McDonnell asks- "Would Warren Buffett buy your business?"

In his latest Bangor Daily News article, Dr. Joseph McDonnell discusses the criteria business icon Warren Buffett uses in both buying a business and making an investment.