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Muskie School of Public Service awarded $116k grant to develop free workplace violence prevention training

The University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service has been awarded a $116,000 grant from OSHA to develop free workplace violence prevention training for small retail and food service businesses.
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.
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.

Dean Joanne Williams connecting students with real world professions

“Last year, we did more than 1,000 internships and field placements in our college,” said Joanne Williams, dean of USM's College of Management and Human Services. “Connecting our students to real world experiences is one of our strengths. There are a lot of really good things happening.”

Public Health student presents research and wins award

Public Health graduate student Sarah Gabrielson recently presented a poster in the Student Assembly section of the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo held in November in San Diego, California.
Ashley Dougherty (left); Barbara Price (right)

Public Health students peer nominated for their health literacy letters to the editor

Congratulations to Public Health (MPH) student candidates Ashley Dougherty and Barbara Price for their health literacy course peer nominations! For national health literacy month, two MPH students Price and Dougherty, wrote a letter to a news outlet.
Brent Kraushaar

Is your water safe to drink? One USM nursing student wants to help you find out

Brent Kraushaar, a USM School of Nursing student has launched an awareness campaign focused on the chemical properties of arsenic and its ability to contaminate Maine’s drinking water wells.
water in glass

Nursing student launches health campaign focusing on drinking water awareness

Brent Kraushaar, a USM School of Nursing student has launched an awareness campaign focused on the chemical properties of arsenic and its ability to contaminate Maine’s drinking water wells.
Stacey Henson-Drake, 2018 Featured Graduate

Stacey Henson-Drake, 2018 Featured Graduate

“I feel as though USM has done an amazing job at offering opportunities to students that will help pave the way to a successful career after graduation,” said Stacey Henson-Drake, a 2018 featured graduate.
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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