Muskie School of Public Service


Muskie School Lunch & Learn Research Hour

Join us for a research presentation and discussion on "Financing Local Climate Resiliency: Resources and Examples" by Martha Shiels, Director of the New England Environmental Finance Center.
Danielle Layton

USM's Danielle Layton speaks to News Center Maine about school resource officers

There are 67 school resources officers — police officers embedded on school campuses — in more than 90 schools in 51 towns across the state, according to USM research analyst Danielle Layton.
Prof Matthew Edney

USM’s Matthew Edney lectures on history of ‘Witchcasset’

USM Geography Professor Matthew Edney spoke recently to the Lincoln County Historical Association on the history of a detailed, pre-Revolutionary War map of the Boothbay, Wiscasset and Westport area. In the map — created around 1771 or 1772 — the area where the town of Wiscasset sits was labeled “Witchcasset.” Edney's talk was covered by reporter Phil Di Vece of the Wiscasset Newspaper.

Muskie School Lunch & Learn Research Hour

Join us for a research presentation and discussion on "Chronic Pain and Public Health" by Dr. Þorbjörg Jónsdóttir.
Mary-Elizabeth Simms

Students Making a Difference: Mary-Elizabeth Simms ’17

Mary-Elizabeth Simms '17 discusses how courses for her two master's degrees, plus her experience helping to develop the University's new Food Studies program, are helping her prepare for a career in healthcare management.

Tourism & Hospitality faculty earn Certification

Tourism and Hospitality faculty members Dr. Sara Ghezzi and Maureen LaSalle were recently certified by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute as Certified Hospitality Educators.
Student studying in Glickman Library

USM announces Fall 2017 Dean's List

The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2017 Fall Semester Dean's List.
Husky Harvest

2017 Husky Harvest

Tourism and Hospitality students celebrate cultures around the world with different ethnic food and entertainment at the 5th annual Husky Harvest.

Broad Changes to Maine's Juvenile Justice System recommended by experts at USM and U Maine Law

Maine's juvenile justice system should shift away from reliance on large facilities like Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland towards a continuum of care utilizing community-based in-home services and evidence-based out-of-home services for youth, according to a new white paper from the Justice Policy Program at the University of Southern Maine's Muskie School of Public Service and the Maine Center for Juvenile Policy and Law at the University of Maine School of Law.

Muskie School Launches Monthly Research Hour Presentations

The Muskie School has launched a monthly lunch and learn research hour which showcases the work of our faculty and researchers.