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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.”
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.
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.
State of IT in Maine conference will kick-off new Maine Cyber Security Cluster at USM.
Join us for the next talk of the Science Cafés in the Atrium series! Travis Wagner, USM Associate Professor of Environmental Science, will present: Who should be accountable for waste & pollution? The evolution of thought since Silent Spring. Thursday, October 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Portland Public Library
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 .
Ah-Kau Ng, Professor of Immunology in the Department of Applied Medical Sciences, is receiving support from the Research Administration and Development Commercialization Funding Program for the commercialization of his project, Monoclonal Antibodies to C-Terminal Domains of Osteopontin, a potential cancer biomarker, a tissue development factor, and an early T lymphocyte activation marker.
Theresa Brown, R.N., clinical nurse, author, and New York Times opinion columnist will be featured in the next installment of the University of Southern Maine’s Martha Skoner Lecture Series. Ms. Brown will present “Bedside Nursing in the Age of Affordable Care” on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. The lecture, sponsored by Maine Medical Center, will take place in USM’s Hannaford Hall on the Portland campus.
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.
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.

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