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A Continuing Study of the Long-Term Interactions between Humans and Climate Change in the North Atlantic

Catastrophic climate events have been going on for a while now.
Incarceration work group

End Girls’ Incarceration Initiative in Maine

Muskie supports Maine leadership on End Girls' Incarceration Initiative.
Rebecca Boulos

Rebecca Boulos Presents at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research Conference

Evaluating a grocery retail-researcher partnership to promote healthier purchases among rural shoppers.
Rebecca Boulos

Rebecca Boulos Co-Authors Article about Recruiting Hard-to-Reach Populations into Community-Based Research Studies

Lessons learned to recruit hard-to-reach populations into community-based research studies.
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)
Symposium Postcard

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.

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