Muskie School of Public Service


Harm Reduction work of Muskie student

Jesse Harvey, a current student in the Muskie School's Policy, Planning, and Management program has been an active participant in Maine's Harm Reduction community.

Harm Reduction Panel

Join Muskie School students and community partners in a panel discussion on Harm Reduction.

Ahmen Cabral of USM’s Muskie School joins Maine Public discussion of teens in foster care

Ahmen Cabral, a policy associate with USM’s Muskie School of Public Service joined a Maine Public radio discussion of teenagers in the foster care system.

Meredith Sells following Muskie environmental legacy to Department of Interior

In January, Muskie School graduate Meredith Sells became this year’s only Mainer and one of USM’s first Presidential Management Fellows, joining the top 9% in a roster of recent ivy league graduates promoted as among the country’s best young leaders. The 42-year-old program works to highlight extraordinary young people for roles within the federal government. This year’s 351 finalists were culled from more than 4,000 applicants.

USM juvenile justice report recommends a shift to community-based services for youth ages 14-25

Maine should invest in a continuum of community-based alternatives for youth ages 14 to 25 instead of facilities like Long Creek Youth Development Center, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Southern Maine and the University of Maine School of Law.
USM Update taping March 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' March 2019

In the March episode of “The USM Update,” University of Southern Maine (USM) President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from a wide range of disciplines across the university, include Public Health, Theatre and Food Studies.

Muskie researchers helping Maine's foundations and nonprofits with their data

A new report from the Data Innovation Project — part of USM’s Muskie School of Public Service — aims to help foundations and nonprofit organizations improve the quality of the information they use in conversation and decision making.
Students studying in Wishcamper Center

USM to offer new undergraduate degree in Public Health

The University of Southern Maine (USM) will launch a new baccalaureate Public Health program in the fall of 2019, building on the nationally renowned and accredited Master's in Public Health program at USM's Muskie School of Public Service.

Muskie School - Lunch & Learn Research Hour

Join us for an informative Muskie School Lunch and Learn Research Hour session on "Toys of the trade: GPS, Total Stations, Drones" by Bradford Folta on Wednesday March 13, 2019; noon – 1:00 p.m.

Report on Tobacco Prevention & Control in Rural America

The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) in conjunction with the Maine Public Health Institute and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) announced the release of Advancing Tobacco Prevention and Control in Rural America, a new report highlighting the significant toll tobacco has on rural communities.