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Maine Sexual Assault Kit Study receives national award, impacts state policy, and points toward further opportunities for system improvement

The University of Southern Maine's Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy on behalf of the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault has received the Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award from the Justice Research and Statistics Association.

GIS Mapping to Address Chronic Disease in Maine

Muskie researchers recently published two articles in Preventing Chronic Disease highlighting the usefulness and importance of GIS mapping to address chronic disease in Maine.

Maine North Atlantic Institute's New Website

The Maine Economic Improvement Fund at USM (MEIF @ USM) is proud to introduce the Maine North Atlantic Institute's (MNAI) new website.

Rural Tobacco Issues Webinar Presented by Cutler Researchers, Jean Talbot and Erika Ziller

Erika Ziller, Director of the Maine Rural Health Research Center (MRHRC) and Jean Talbot, Research Associate at the MRHRC each gave presentations for the CDC Office of Smoking and Health's National Tobacco Control Program Technical Assistance webinar.

Assistant Research Professor Travels to Norway to Work on Family Planning Research

Assistant Research Professor, Kate Ahrens traveled to Tromsø, Norway to meet with researchers interested in sexual and reproductive health topics.

Chronic Disease Epidemiologists present at National Epidemiology Conference

Staff from USM’s Chronic Disease Epidemiology group attended the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists annual conference in Raleigh, NC in June
Cameron Reynolds, Jim Denz, Kathleen Rattazzi

These USM students want to make brewing more sustainable

Through a unique grant-internship opportunity, USM students Kathleen Rattazzi and Cameron Reynolds are working to make Maine breweries more sustainable.

EPA awards USM $1.75 million to aid environmental programs in southeastern New England

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1.75 million grant to the University of Southern Maine to create and run a training and technical assistance network overseeing environmental efforts along a section of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastline.
USM Update taping November 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' November 2019

In the November episode of "The USM Update," USM President Glenn Cummings sits down to talk about groundbreaking biology research at USM, global leadership through the Maine Model United Nations program, and how USM is leading the way in sustainable seafood initiatives.
Tyler Walsh and Curtis Bohlen

USM senior Tyler Walsh assessing, addressing pollution in Casco Bay

Research conducted this summer by USM student Tyler Walsh, through an internship with the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP), aims to better understand nutrient pollution in Casco Bay.

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