College of Science, Technology, and Health
Posted October 29, 2013
Free for students! Join us for the State of IT in Maine Cyber Security Conference on Friday, November 8. The conference provide insights into current state-of-the-art technologies, upcoming events, and “disruptive technologies” that are occurring in Maine and beyond.
Posted October 24, 2013
USM is pleased to announce its undergraduate chemistry program has received accreditation from the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Posted October 4, 2013
Edward Snowden’s revelations regarding mass surveillance programs employed by the United States has sparked debates about finding a balance between the need for national security and the privacy of citizens. USM cybersecurity researcher Edward Sihler will lead a science café discussion exploring this debate on Thursday, October 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the atrium of the Portland Public Library.
Posted October 3, 2013
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.
Posted September 27, 2013
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!
Posted September 5, 2013
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.
Posted August 22, 2013
The USM College of Science, Technology and Health and the Maine chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers are launching a new conference this fall covering various topics in high-tech manufacturing, like three-dimensional printing.
Posted July 23, 2013
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!
Posted June 10, 2013
Problem solving, puzzles, LEGO robotics and modular origami are all part of a Junior Engineering and Mathematics summer program for students grades 3-8. The summer program will be held at USM in Portland during the week of June 24th, the week of July 8th, and the week of July 22nd.
Posted May 10, 2013
On April 25, 2013, 250 students, family members, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of CSTH gathered to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the College's students and alumni. This year, over 130 students and alumni received scholarships and awards, with scholarship awards totaling over $380,000 from CSTH.