College of Science, Technology, and Health
USM Unveils Faster, Less Expensive Pathway to Master’s Degree
USM has launched an initiative to give students a faster, less expensive pathway from an undergraduate degree to a master’s degree in a professional field.
Target Data Breach Grows
Edward Sihler, technical director of USM's Maine Cyber Security Cluster, sat down with WGME Channel 13 to provide insight on the Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches .
NSF and NASA Funded Programs for Students
Visit www.pathwaystoscience.org to find education and career training opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
New USM Internship Program Highlighted in Portland Press Herald Editorial
New USM program to provide career experience, fulfill business needs, by offering internships for STEM students.
U.S. Navy Director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance to be Keynote Speaker for the 2nd Annual State of IT in Maine Conference
The Maine Cyber Security Cluster (MCSC) and the Information and Innovation Special Projects Group at the University of Southern Maine (USM) hosted the second annual “State of IT in Maine Cyber Security Conference” on Friday, November 8.
USM Chemistry Degree Receives Accreditation
USM is pleased to announce its undergraduate chemistry program has received accreditation from the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Putting a stop to Maine's 'Brain Drain'
Mike Wing, Director of the Pioneers Program, is featured in a WMTW 8 video report on Maine's brain drain problem and how USM programs are addressing the issue.
Maine Space Grant Scholarship and Fellowship Program Opportunities
USM, as a member of the Maine Space Grant Consortium, has received funds to award undergraduate ($2,500) or graduate ($5,500) student fellowships plus $500 towards travel. Applications due by October 11, 2013!
USM’s Pioneers Program Receives $100,000 Pledge From Nestlé Waters North America
To encourage Maine students to pursue studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, Nestlé Waters North America, the nation’s leading bottled water company, has pledged $100,000 to support the USM Pioneers Program.
USM Ecologist's Research Key in Maine's Decision to Reopen River to Alewives
Thanks in part to research performed by USM ecologist Theo Willis, Maine has reopened the St. Croix river to alewives. As explained in a Public Radio International article, this decision could possibly restore tens of millions of fish to the Atlantic food chain. A potentially amazing recovery for a fish that was being considered for listing as an endangered species!