A Gorham Campus parking bantakes effect starting 7 pm tonight (Weds. 3/22/17) until 7 am Thursday (3/23/17) for lots G20, G13a, and GS1. Cars left in prohibited lots may be towed at the owner's expense. For more information on where to park, click here.
USM develops some chemistry with Portland High School
A group of University of Southern Maine students and faculty sparked a partnership with Portland High School's environmental science class, working together to find out just what's killing all the fish in the Green River.
USM American Chemical Society Student Chapter Selected to Receive a Green Chemistry Award
The American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter at the University of Southern Maine has been selected to receive a Green Chemistry Award for its outreach activities conducted during the 2011-12 academic year.
Fall Science Cafés held in Portland to recognize 50th anniversary of Silent Spring
The University of Southern Maine and Cornerstones of Science announce the first in a series of Science Cafés to be held at Portland Public Library on the last Thursday of each month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. throughout the fall.
USM Chemistry Club Makes Science Fun at Deering Oaks Park
Children of all ages will be entertained when the University of Southern Maine Chemistry Club blow up Portland’s Deering Oaks Park as part of the Crusher’s Kids Concert in the Park series at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, July 26 at the Bandstand. All the event’s demonstrations performed by USM students — dissolving a metal spoon, igniting dollar bills that will not burn, and all those explosions — are designed to make science fun and accessible to kids during this free, family event.
Chemistry Program Has Strong Tradition of Undergraduate Research
USM’s Department of Chemistry is committed to involving undergraduates in scientific research and has a history of introducing research into all aspects of the chemistry curriculum. Faculty members within the department have active research programs and encourage undergraduates at all levels to become involved in research opportunities.