College of Science, Technology, and Health
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.
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 .
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 first New Egland chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO), the international honor society in interdisciplinary environmental sciences/studies, is established at USM.
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.
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 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.
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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Dr. Ziffer, Assistant Professor of Physics,has been studying and researching asteroids in our Solar System for several years with a focus on asteroids made of ice rather than rock.