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Muskie School brings experts and community together for health policy colloquia

The Muskie School of Public Service hosted two health policy colloquia this April to promote informed discussion throughout the state regarding MaineCare coverage options under the ACA and the implications of Vermont’s move toward a single-payer system.The series, sponsored by the Muskie School Board of Visitors, examines critical policy issues within the state and nation.

Public Policy & Management increases distance ed courses for Fall 2013, offers summer information sessions

The Muskie School’s PPM program will offer 9 courses for distance students in the Fall 2013 semester, including classes on finance, human resources, and strategic planning.

Dr. Coburn presents highlights of ACA to Maine legislators

Maine legislators attending the Policy Leaders Academy Health Care Forum session on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, were presented with an overview and highlights of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as it affects Maine's uninsured population.

New Report: Drug Offense Trends and Drug Offender Recidivism in Maine

This new report funded by the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics, and developed by the Maine Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) of the USM Muskie School of Public Service, provides public safety drug arrest trends and recidivism rates of drug offenders admitted to probation in Maine.

Muskie School pilots new distance education program

For spring 2013, the Muskie School of Public Service will pilot a new distance education program that offers both the unlimited access and flexibility of web-based learning and the face-to-face, student-centered interaction found in traditional classroom learning experiences.

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