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Dean Joanne Williams connecting students with real world professions

“Last year, we did more than 1,000 internships and field placements in our college,” said Joanne Williams, dean of USM's College of Management and Human Services. “Connecting our students to real world experiences is one of our strengths. There are a lot of really good things happening.”

Muskie School Board of Visitors hosts panel discussion

Members of the Muskie School's Board of Visitors, Don Nicoll, Joel Goldstein and Pat Webber, recently hosted a panel discussion commemorating the 50th anniversary of Edmund S. Muskie's 1968 Vice Presidential Campaign.

Public Health student presents research and wins award

Public Health graduate student Sarah Gabrielson recently presented a poster in the Student Assembly section at the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo held in November in San Diego, California.
Ashley Dougherty (left); Barbara Price (right)

Public Health students peer nominated for their health literacy letters to the editor

Congratulations to Public Health (MPH) student candidates Ashley Dougherty and Barbara Price for their health literacy course peer nominations! For national health literacy month, two MPH students Price and Dougherty, wrote a letter to a news outlet.
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.

USM student Ashley Dougherty pens health literacy plea to Press Herald

Health literacy can be easier than it seems, USM student Ashley Dougherty wrote in a recent letter to the editor in the Portland Press Herald.
USM President Glenn Cummings

Maine North Atlantic Institute at USM hopes to position Maine at center of the trade region’s growing economy

The University of Southern Maine unveiled plans Nov. 1 for the newly formed Maine North Atlantic Institute to forge greater business, educational and social connections between Maine and countries throughout the North Atlantic. The institute will bring together dozens of on-going projects in which USM students and faculty are working with schools such as Reykjavik University in Iceland and the University of Tromso in Norway, and businesses such as Whole Oceans.
USM update filming November 2018

Replay: 'The USM Update,' November 2018

The new episode of "The USM Update" discusses our focus on workforce development ahead of a $49 million bond package, Question 4, going before Maine voters Nov. 6. If approved, Q4 will fund program and infrastructure improvements at USM and the entire university system. On this episode: making the liberal arts work for Maine; USM enrollment numbers on the rise; and amazing news for USM and the North Atlantic.
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Chris Matthews of TV's 'Hardball' talks about Kennedy biography at USM

Chris Matthews, the longtime host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” talked about new books, old jobs and today’s bitter partisan divide during an hour-long conversation arranged by USM’s Muskie School of Public Policy.

How to Kickstart a Data Culture - a workshop by Catherine D'Ignazio

Join the Data Innovation Project and Muskie School/Cutler Institute for a workshop and public talk: HOW TO KICKSTART A DATA CULTURE IN YOUR ORGANIZATION: A WORKSHOP With Catherine D'Ignazio, Educator, Artist/Designer + Software Developer

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