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EAST Principal Investigators, Director, and Evaluator Publish Journal Article

Jean Whitney, Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh, Lynn Lovewell, and Babette Moeller are the authors of “Building Relationships, Sharing Resources, and Opening Opportunities: A STEM Learning Community Builds Social Capital for Students with Disabilities.”

USM Professor Weighs in on the Southern Maine Earthquake

WCSH interviewed Dr. Mark Swanson, a Professor of Geosciences at the University of Southern Maine, about the Southern Maine Earthquake that occurred on October 16th, 2012.

Role of Nurse Practitioner in Healthcare Subject of International Visit

USM School of Nursing faculty meet with healthcare representatives from Norway to discuss the education and training required for nurse practitioners in the United States.

STEM Scholar Program Started Thanks to NSF Grant

USM received a grant from the NSF STEM Scholarship Program to support deserving Maine students who want to study computer science, engineering, environmental science, and technology management .

Rear Admiral and USM alum, William Leigher, talks the future of the Navy and the importance of STEM majors in Maine.

In a Bangor Daily News article, William Leigher, Rear Admiral for the Navy and USM alum, talks about the future of the Navy and the importance of STEM majors in Maine. Leigher traveled to different spots around Southern Maine to meet with state officials and school and corporate representatives as part of the Navy outreach and recruitment program.

USM Establishes First New England Chapter of Interdisciplinary Environmental Science Honor Society

The first New Egland chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO), the international honor society in interdisciplinary environmental sciences/studies, is established at USM.

Preparing For a Trip To Mars

Recently, USM student, Lauren Redmond, finished up her internship for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Lauren did various types of work for the Laboratory, including researching and discovering potential landing spots on Mars for current and future missions.

School of Nursing Director Krista Meinersmann Selected to Participate in Inaugural Class of the AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program

Krista Meinersmann, Director of the University of Southern Maine School of Nursing, has been chosen as 1 of 37 leaders in nursing education to participate in the inaugural class of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)-Wharton Executive Leadership Program. USM is the only northern New England program represented in the program which brings together nursing deans and senior faculty leaders from across the country.

USM Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research

USM received a grant to help fund Dr. Monroe Duboise's work on global health. His work hopes to develop vaccines that are easy to produce, cheap, and effective.

Dr. Bill Dexter is Appointed the Next President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

William Dexter, M.D., FACSM, Medical Director of the University of Southern Maine’s (USM) Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) and Team Physician for USM’s Department of Athletics, has recently been named President-Elect of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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