Muskie School of Public Service
Cutler Institute Director works to improve international child welfare practices
Kris Sahonchik, Director of the Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy, recently returned from several weeks in Russia on the 2014 US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) program to enhance child protection, foster care, and adoption.
Remote Sensing journal features research of new GYA alum
Paul Bourget, a recent graduate of the Muskie School’s Geography-Anthropology program, has co-authored a paper in Remote Sensing, an open access journal on the science and application of remote sensing technology.
New book on rural health features work of Muskie School researchers
Muskie research staff have contributed several chapters to the recently published ‘Rural Public Health: Best Practices and Preventive Models,’ a comprehensive text that examines rural health from the perspectives of public health and prevention.
Muskie Public Health Education Corp
The Muskie Public Health Education Corps is a select group of Muskie public health graduate students that works directly with epidemiologists at the Maine CDC, Division of Infectious Disease.
Muskie School receives grant to lead systems change in Portland high schools
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation has chosen Muskie to serve as the Lead Community Partner of its District Level Systems Change Initiative for the Portland Public School District.
New initiative offers faster, less expensive pathway to CPD master's degree
The accelerated admissions initiative allows undergraduate students in Environmental Planning and Policy or Geography-Anthropology to combine their senior year with the first year of graduate work in the USM Muskie School master’s degree program in Community Planning and Development.
Esther Attean honored by Americans Who Tell the Truth Project
Attean, training specialist at the USM Muskie School, has had her portrait added to artist Robert Shetterley’s gallery of Americans Who Tell the Truth, an initiative to promote models of courageous citizenship in schools and communities around the country.
US Department of Justice provides continued support for USM Campus Safety Project
The USM Campus Safety Project, a collaborative effort between the Muskie School and the School of Social Work, has received a three-year, $300,000 award from the U.S. Department of Justice to foster a healthy campus climate for USM students, faculty, and staff.
CBEP delivers findings on sea level rise impact for coastal communities of Casco Bay
The Muskie School's Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP) has issued a series of reports on the effects of sea level for 10 municipalities on Casco Bay’s shoreline.
Tri-County Advocacy Partnership receives additional OVW funding
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has awarded continuation funding to the Tri-County Advocacy Partnership, a collaborative effort to provide legal representation and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, and intimate partner violence.