College of Science, Technology, and Health


Department of Environmental Science receives President's Leadership Award from Maine Campus Compact

The Department of Environmental Science at the University of Southern Maine received the President’s Leadership Award from Maine Campus Compact. This award recognizes exceptional contributions to community service, service learning, and/or civic engagement efforts on their campus.

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 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.