College of Science, Technology, and Health


Ellen McCann Labbe, a graduate student in the USM Biological Sciences Department, is researching the population genetics of river herring in the Gulf of Maine. She hopes to shed light on how landscape features and human activity have shaped the genetic differentiation between alewives in Maine watersheds.
Representatives of Stantec and the University of Southern Maine gathered recently in USM’s John Mitchell Center, Gorham, to celebrate the completion of a $100,000 pledge from Stantec that supported construction of a computer-aided design lab.
The University of Southern Maine Department of External Programs in the College of Science, Technology, and Health hosted an open house and panel discussion for small businesses and entrepreneurs in May in the John Mitchell Center on USM’s Gorham Campus, entitled “Leveraging University Resources For Your Startup.” The event, free and open to the public, was featured in the Portland Press Herald.
Lisa Aschemeier, a Biological Sciences alumnae, has had her thesis research published in the Journal of Mammalogy. Lisa graduated from the Biological Sciences Master's program in 2009.
The University of Southern Maine's Summer office and Psychology Department have joined efforts to bring together an exceptional panel of local, regional, and national psychology experts to present at the 2011 Psychology Institutes, including the Adult Psychopathology Institute, Childhood Psychopathology Institute, Health Psychology Institute, and Sport Psychology Institute.
The USM Office of Sponsored Programs has reported extramural awards to CSTH faculty and staff, including S. Monroe Duboise, Mustafa Guvench, Krista Meinersman, Michael Wing, John Wise and Julie Ziffer; and a continuation to S. Monroe Duboise. Find more information in the March 2011 issue of "So Noted."


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