Muskie School of Public Service


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.
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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

Bermuda Travel Class Highlights

Tourism and Hospitality (TAH) Bermuda Course Highlights
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Hardball’s Chris Matthews to discuss his new book, Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, at USM on Oct. 12

Chris Matthews, known best for his show Hardball on MSNBC, and author of a new book, Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, will speak at Hannaford Hall on Friday, October 12 with USM President Glenn Cummings about the book and more.

Muskie students spend afternoon with Maria Echaveste - Clinton administration White House Deputy Chief of Staff

Muskie School students spent an afternoon interacting with Maria Echaveste, former U.S. presidential advisor to Bill Clinton and White House Deputy Chief of Staff during the second Clinton administration.

Betta Ehrenfeld Public Policy Forum

The 2018 Betta Ehrenfeld Public Policy Forum is being co-hosted by the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service and Frances Perkins Center.