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Muskie School/Cutler Institute Lunch & Learn - Tony Cole

Join us for our final Muskie School & Cutler Institute Lunch & Learn session of the semester!
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USM researcher receives $400,000 NIH grant

A USM researcher has won a $400,000 NIH grant to study the health outcomes of Maine women after pregnancy.

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus David D. Davis

Geography-Anthropology mourns the passing of our friend and colleague Professor Emeritus David D. Davis, Ph.D.

Muskie School/Cutler Institute Lunch & Learn Research Hour - Shir & Mugnai

Join the Muskie School and Cutler Institute for a lunchtime presentation on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from Noon to 1 pm EST on The utilization of GIS data to solve real world problems by Mr. Nasir Shir and Mr. Justin Mugnai from Sewall.

Strategies for Success in Local Government - webinar series

Join us for a new lunchtime webinar series that offers strategic approaches to challenges that local and regional governments are facing in Maine.
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BBC interviews USM's Tracy Michaud about future of Greenland tourism

Michaud, an assistant professor and chair of USM’s Tourism and Hospitality program, talked about the beauty of the huge country, which is covered by glaciers on 80 percent of its land mass.
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New report from USM’s Cutler Institute shares the stories of Maine’s system-involved young people

The 34-page report, “Transitioning From Youth to Adulthood: Mapping the Impact of Systems and Places on Youth Pathways,” collected stories from 35 young people, age 14 to 24, who experienced homelessness, educational pushout, child-welfare and youth justice involvement, or interaction with the mental or behavioral healthcare system.

Trevey Davis '16G Tackles National Healthcare Policy

Trevey Davis, a Muskie School 2016 graduate was recently featured by USM for his work in healthcare policy. He writes that the Muskie school has gifted him with "little savings deposits that I draw on every day".

Muskie School Lunch & Learn

Join the Muskie School and Cutler Institute for a lunchtime presentation on Thursday, March 25, 2021, from Noon to 1 pm EST on Recent trends and treatment patterns for pregnant women with opioid use disorder in select states by Dr. Kate Ahrens, Assistant Research Professor of Public Health.

USM researchers complete first-of-its-kind study on rising use of alternative sentencing program in Maine

Cases of deferred disposition, which give defendants the chance to earn reduced or dismissed sentences, rose 12.8% from 2014 to 2017. This finding comes from the recently released report, “Use of Deferred Dispositions in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases in Maine.”