Iceland Speaker Series
Dr. Thor Sigfusson, founder of the Iceland Ocean Cluster, Codland, Collagen and several other startups, will speak on harnessing networks and bringing entrepreneurs together to create value in a maritime economy. An open reception will precede the lecture at 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 2016 and the presentation starts at 5:30pm.
Iceland Speaker Series: Sustainable Adaptations
Dr. Rannveig Ólafsdóttir and Dr. Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir of the University of Iceland explore the impact of tourism on the Icelandic environment and explore sustainable strategies for tourism development. An open reception will precede the lecture at 5:00 p.m. on September 26, 2016 and the presentation starts at 5:30 p.m.
Maine Patient Safety Academy
Thursday, September 8, 2016 Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine Portland campus Back by popular demand, our keynote seminars will be led by Dr. J. Bryan Sexton, Director of the Duke Patient Safety Center for the Duke University Health System. His research on resilience, safety culture, and teamwork have resulted in assessment tools used worldwide.
Muskie School Public Health students in Reykjavik
Muskie School Public Health students Catie Peranzi and Mary-Elizabeth Simms just arrived in Reykjavik, Iceland to complete their academic field experience with University of Iceland in Reykjavik public health faculty and community public health professionals.
Faculty Senate teaching award for Dr. Nathan Hamilton
Dr. Nathan Hamilton, Associate Professor of Archaeology, was recently awarded the 2016 USM Faculty Senate Award for Teaching. Congratulations to Dr. Hamilton!
Women and Gender Studies award for Dr. Lydia Savage
Congratulations to Dr. Lydia Savage, Professor of Geography, who was recently awarded USM Women and Gender Studies program's Kathleen I. MacPherson Outstanding Feminist Faculty Award for Feminist Scholarship, Teaching and Service!
MCBER's Wallace comments on potential job losses in Southern Maine
MCBER's Ryan Wallace mentioned in recent news regarding statement's by Maine's Governor LePage on the potential loss of 900 jobs in Southern Maine.
Wallace in Market Watch article on remote work 3/15/16
MCBER in the news
Geography-Anthropology graduate Guildford wins Fulbright award
Geography-Anthropology graduate Roxanne Guildford has secured a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award to attend graduate school in the United Kingdom.
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.