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Muskie School researcher suggests changes to juvenile justice system

Mara Sanchez, a researcher at the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine, told state legislators recently that changes to the juvenile justice system might save money and better serve communities.
cover of “Selling School: The Marketing of Public Education”

Sarah Butler Jessen of USM's Muskie School co-writes 'Selling School: The Marketing of Public Education'

Sarah Butler Jessen, a faculty member at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service, has co-authored a new book on marketing and branding in public education. It’s titled, “Selling School: The Marketing of Public Education.”

Muskie School Speaker Series

Join the Muskie School for a presentation by Dr. Steven A. Moore, Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Planning at the University of Texas at Austin, on Science, Aesthetics, and Uncertainty in the Sustainable City.

Welcome our New Public Health Communications Research Associate

New communications research associate can hold a tune

Erica King of USM's Muskie School writes column about juvenile corrections for BDN

Maine needs to help youth in the juvenile justice system thrive while being both safe and accountable, says Erica King, a policy associate at the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service.

Muskie School Lunch & Learn Research Hour

Join us for a research presentation and discussion on "Financing Local Climate Resiliency: Resources and Examples" by Martha Shiels, Director of the New England Environmental Finance Center.
Danielle Layton

USM's Danielle Layton speaks to News Center Maine about school resource officers

There are 67 school resources officers — police officers embedded on school campuses — in more than 90 schools in 51 towns across the state, according to USM research analyst Danielle Layton.
Prof Matthew Edney

USM’s Matthew Edney lectures on history of ‘Witchcasset’

USM Geography Professor Matthew Edney spoke recently to the Lincoln County Historical Association on the history of a detailed, pre-Revolutionary War map of the Boothbay, Wiscasset and Westport area. In the map — created around 1771 or 1772 — the area where the town of Wiscasset sits was labeled “Witchcasset.” Edney's talk was covered by reporter Phil Di Vece of the Wiscasset Newspaper.

Muskie School Lunch & Learn Research Hour

Join us for a research presentation and discussion on "Chronic Pain and Public Health" by Dr. Þorbjörg Jónsdóttir.
Mary-Elizabeth Simms

Students Making a Difference: Mary-Elizabeth Simms ’17

Mary-Elizabeth Simms '17 discusses how courses for her two master's degrees, plus her experience helping to develop the University's new Food Studies program, are helping her prepare for a career in healthcare management.

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