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Supermarket presentation

Rebecca Boulos Co-Authors Article about Grocery Retail Intervention

Testing a supermarket meal bundling and electronic reminder intervention to promote healthier purchases for families.

Cutler researchers helping to understand and improve Maine's criminal justice response to survivors of sexual assault

Muskie researchers helping to understand and improve Maine's criminal justice response to survivors of sexual assault and improve the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases. A new report from the Cutler Institute's Justice Policy Program area includes comprehensive data about the current status of sexual assault kits in Maine; the challenges and successes of processing and storing them, and nationally recognized best practices. Based on these findings, researchers provided ten recommendations to the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Pending legislation relevant to the study includes: LD 67 -An Act to Ensure Access to Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault (sponsored by Senator Herbig) LD 396 -An Act To Support Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault by Increasing the Time Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Kits Must Be Stored (sponsored by Representative Maxmin) LD 1140 –An Act to Improve the Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Assault Cases (sponsored by Representative Madigan)
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2nd Annual USM Research & Scholarship Symposium

Please join us for the Second Annual Research and Scholarship Symposium.

Muskie researchers helping Maine's foundations and nonprofits with their data

A new report from the Data Innovation Project — part of USM’s Muskie School of Public Service — aims to help foundations and nonprofit organizations improve the quality of the information they use in conversation and decision making.

Data Innovation Project Releases New Report on Performance Measurement in Maine's Social Sector

Click here to read the Data Innovation Project's exciting new report!

Understanding Maine Inside Out: As a Model for Social and Emotional Learning and Community Resilience Building

Justice Policy Program's new policy and practice brief on Social and Emotional Learning and Community Resilience Building.

John Gale Interviewed on NPR

John Gale is interviewed in NPR on Rural Community Health Addiction.
lizabeth Ferreira and Pious Ali received the award on behalf of Portland Empowered.

Maine School Boards Association honors Portland Empowered's youth efforts

The Maine School Boards Association honored work within USM’s Muskie School of Public Service to reach out to local youth and nurture young leaders.

Tracy Michaud Featured on September 19, 2018 “Maine Calling: Revitalizing Rural Communities Through the Arts”

How can communities grow through the arts?

Maine International Conference for the Arts Hosted by USM

Dr Michaud and students presented at Maine International Conference on the Arts

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