Muskie School of Public Service


Revitalizing Rural Maine: A panel discussion

The Muskie School Student Organization will be hosting a panel discussion titled, "Revitalizing Rural Maine", in coordination with the USM - Muskie School's Maine Rural Health Research Center to celebrate the Center's 25th anniversary and to encourage open discussion on everything from rural health to recreation to economic development.
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Coburn co-authors health care warning in Portland Press Herald

USM’s Andrew Coburn says health care reductions in small Maine towns such as Calais, Jackman and Blue Hill will worsen unless work is done at the state level to reconfigure health delivery to rural areas.
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USM helps set course for Greater Portland to thrive

A new plan to help Greater Portland thrive — improving aging infrastructure, coordinating regional organizations and re-focusing a workforce that is both aging and shrinking — has been completed by a team from USM's Muskie School of Public Service.

Racial Equity, Nonprofit Programming & Implicit Bias

USM Gloria S. Duclos Convocation, the Muskie School and the Data Innovation Project will host Laura Ligouri, Lecturer at Bates College and Executive Director and Founder of Mindbridge, who will give a talk on Racial Equity, Nonprofit Programming & Implicit Bias.

Shaping the Future of Portland

The Center for Global Humanities is pleased to partner with the Portland Society for Architecture, Creative Portland, The Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce and USM's Muskie School of Public Service to host a lecture by Susan Silberberg, founder of CivicMoxie, LLC, as well as a panel discussion of local planning authorities on working together to make positive change happen and unlock our potential to build a better future.

Muskie School Lunch & Learn Research Hour

Join us for a research presentation and discussion on "Little Ice Age catastrophic storms and the destruction of a Shetland Island community" by Matthew Bampton.

YLAT's Youtube Channel and Success on Making Connections

The news for YLAT and how they're helping the Youth and Community through training and internships along with links to their Youtube Page.

The Tourism and Hospitality Program (TAH) raises over $6,000 in Scholarships

The Muskie School’s Tourism and Hospitality Program hosts a unique fundraising event. A lunch and tour aboard the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas to support Tourism and Hospitality students.

USM grad student to serve on the Northeast Recycling Council

USM graduate student and alumna Megan Pryor has been named to the Northeast Recycling Council 2017 leadership team in a story covered by Recycling Today.
"Anthem of the Seas" Royal Caribbean cruise ship and tour group

USM Tourism program explores new partnership with AAA and Royal Caribbean

USM's Tourism and Hospitality program, in partnership with AAA Northern New England, is exploring new opportunities with Royal Caribbean International. Students will have the opportunity to pursue an internship with AAA, culminating in a cruise in May on the Anthem of the Seas to Bermuda.