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Graduate Certificate in Public Health Going Fully Online

The Muskie School’s Public Health program will now offer the Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health fully online starting this fall.

New report from USM’s Cutler Institute highlights challenges for system-involved older youth

Androscoggin County could be helped dramatically with investment in system-involved youth, young people facing a variety of challenges — including homelessness, foster care, justice and mental health issues — according to a new study from the University of Southern Maine’s Cutler Institute. The 42-page report, “Assessing Community Assets and Opportunities – A Case Study of Asset Mapping in Androscoggin County,” calls on state, agency and community leaders to work together to leverage community assets and strengthen the continuum of care in the county. The report, the third in the Place Matters series, was authored by Mara Sanchez, Erica King, and Starsha Schiller of the Justice Policy Program within USM’s Cutler Institute.

USM hosting course and webinar series on COVID-19

The course and webinar series — which is free to the public — will feature online lectures delivered by University of Maine System experts in the fields of public health, policy, law, and business. Two special guests — Dr. Nirav Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and Dr. Dora Mills, Chief Health Improvement Officer at MaineHealth — will kick off the lectures on June 1.
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Professor Michaud on Maine Calling Special: Will New England Have A Tourist Season?

Professor Michaud on Maine Calling Special: Will New England Have A Tourist Season?

Fulbright Candidate Julia Gustafson '20 Will Study Landscape Archeology Abroad Next Year

USM senior and 2020 Fulbright candidate Julia Gustafson, of Falmouth, Maine, is weighing several graduate school options for next year — all of them prestigious and international.

Student-led Senate Candidate Forum Held via Webinar

Student-led Senate Candidate Forum a Success
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Tenure & Promotion for Public Health Professor Brenda Joly

Tenure & Promotion for Public Health Professor Brenda Joly
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New Summer Course Offering: Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic

New Summer Course Offering: Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Free Personal Protective Equipment Training for Healthcare and Direct Care Workers

The University of Southern Maine’s Cutler Institute has developed a no-cost, web-based training program on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

CEPH Accreditation for BSPH

The newly launched BSPH major has been approved for CEPH accreditation.

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