USM's John Gale preparing solo swim across English Channel
Sometime before daylight on a September morning, John Gale, 63, will set off from Dover, England for open water swimming’s signature feat. If the conditions cooperate, he’ll arrive on France’s Calais beach 13 hours after his departure, becoming one of fewer than 1,900 people to ever cross the 21-mile-wide channel with the strength of their own arms, legs and inner resolve.
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.
Violence Prevention Training for Small Business Retail Workforce
Population Health & Health Policy staff developed a free online program to train small business retail workers in preventing and responding to violence in the workplace.
Ryan Wallace joins advisory board of New England Public Policy Center
Ryan Wallace received an invitation to join the advisory board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s New England Public Policy Center.
MPH student awarded USM Graduate Student Employee of the Year
Jaclyn Janis received the Outstanding Graduate Student Employee of the Year award at the USM Student Leadership Awards Gala.
The Young People’s Caucus Connects Policy Makers to Youth
Young adults from across the state spoke to legislators about substance use prevention, youth employment, youth homelessness, juvenile justice reform, and school, climate, and discipline policies.
The Health Care Costs of Elder Abuse in Maine
Kimberly Snow presented findings from the National Institute of Justice funded research study* to estimate the health care costs associated with elder abuse at the Maine Council for Elder Abuse Prevention's sixth annual summit.
Governor Mills Signs Bill Into Law That Supports Child Welfare
The Youth Leadership Advisory Team attended Governor Mills' signing of LD 821: A Resolve to Review Caseloads for Child Welfare Caseworkers.
Casco Bay Estuary Partnership Tackles Nutrient Pollution in Bay
The Casco Bay Estuary Partnership creates the Casco Bay Nutrient Council in response to the increased nitrogen levels in Casco Bay.
Cutler Staff Invited to Present with the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning
Jill Downs and Linda Labas are invited to showcase MRTQ PDN’s technical assistance system and proposed Technical Assistance Credential at a national webinar.