Department of Environmental Science and Policy
USM to host Maine Regional Science Bowl on March 4
About 100 high schoolers from across Maine will compete at USM's Gorham campus Saturday, March 4, in the annual Maine Regional Science Bowl. The competition matches teams against teams in subjects ranging from biology, chemistry, space science, physics and math. The winning team will compete in the National Science Bowl, held from April 27 to May 1 in Washington D.C.
USM professors and recent graduate published in an international journal
USM Professors Rob Sanford and Joe Staples developed a comprehensive test about ecosystems along with recent USM graduate Sarah Snowman.
USM Corporate Partners' "Our Parks, Our Future" event sparks vibrant discussion
On Tuesday, January 31, USM Corporate Partners kicked off its 2017 event series with a full room for “Our Parks, Our Future: An Evening with David Evans Shaw, Shawn Gorman and Lucas St. Clair” at Hannaford Hall in the Abromson Center.
Dedication of Gorham Library Study Room
Members of the Environmental Science & Policy Student Group put their own touches on one of the Gorham Library's study rooms. This "Enviroslap" was designed and built by Matthew Jones, Nolan Sullivan, Victoria Hill and Owen Blease.
CSTH Student Recognition Ceremony
Six ESP students were recognized this fall by the College of Science, Technology & Health as scholarship recipients. Those recognized were; Chi Bui, Brooke Byers, Kassandra Girard, CiAnne Plummer, Jennifer Sawtelle, and Lisa Willey. Pictured are Dr. Rob Sanford, Chi Bui, Jennifer Sawtelle and Lisa Willey.
Breakfast with Senator Collins
The Resources First Foundation invited Environmental Science & Policy students to it's Eggs and Environmental Issues Breakfast this year with Senator Susan Collins. Analies Dyjak, Jennifer Gardner, and Victoria Hill, along with Professor Robert Sanford attended the breakfast. Jennifer managed to get a selfie with the Senator.
USM students helping local children learn about environmental science
ESP's Wetlands Ecology students spend a Friday morning exploring a local wetland with 5th graders from Portland's Longfellow School.
ESP Graduate Maggie Welch Featured in PPH Article About Ticks in Maine
ESP Graduate Maggie Welch featured in Portland Press Herald article about ticks in Maine.
ESP Class Creates the Portland's East End Sustainability Trail
Department of Environmental Science and Policy created a 1.3 mile self-guided sustainability trail of Portland's East End neighborhood.
Come to Rising Tide Brewery on Earth Day/Urban Farm Fermentory (April 22, 2016) from 4:15 - 8:00p where the only thing flowing harder than the beer taps are the breath-taking rivers featured in the Patagonia film, DamNation.