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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

MEIF Funds New Projects

Read about MEIF’s exciting new projects!

National Webinar Presentation: Reaching Out: Using Consultants to Support Best Practices in Infant-Toddler Child Care

Maine's work with an on-site consultation for infant and toddler practitioners is highlighted in a national webinar.

Kimberly Snow Presents Findings of Financial Exploitation of Maine’s Older Adults at Two Different Conferences

Twice as nice! Same financial exploitation presentation, two different conferences!