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We have had many USM faculty members submit and receive Whiting awards. If you are interested, please email lrollins@usm.maine.edu for the full set of guidelines.
The Maine Technology Institute has funded USM's (PI Glenn Wilson) proposal that aims to grow and sustain the Maine Cyber Security Cluster by creating a shared and secured R&D/commercialization "scratch lab" and testbed for new products and services, addressing the skills shortage in Cyber Security, and "branding" the Cluster as the national hub for cyber security solutions and workforce development.
The Learning Lab will specifically seek to provide "clinical" opportunities for future teachers and educational specialists to practice scientifically-based reading and writing instruction.
Now when you access OSP's Intent to Propose form - http://osp.rcg.usm.maine.edu/OSP/ITP.php - you will need to answer two questions concerning Financial Conflict of Interest.
Using the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey linked to state policy variables, researchers from the Muskie School of Public Service will examine rural-urban differences in current Medicaid eligibility and participation as well as expected eligibility and characteristics of new eligibles under the Affordable Care Act expansion.
With the DOE Title II SEED (Supporting Effective Educator Development) grant administered through the National Writing Project, the Southern Maine Writing Project at USM will continue its summer-fall invitational institute for teachers K-University to develop their own writing and to share successful strategies for teaching writing across the curriculum and at all grade levels in southern Maine schools.
This project will offer participants chances to move beyond the barriers to college through an intensive, academic-year component and a summer residential program.
The information gathered as part of this grant will greatly enhance the collective understanding of the effectiveness of nonstructural best management practices in managing street dust impacts to Long Creek. The information collected as part of this study will be transferable to other watersheds throughout Maine, New England, and the US.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 4-6pm at the President's House in Gorham.
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded resulting in an uncontrolled release of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was located about 50 miles offshore in more than 5,000 feet of water. By the time the well was capped and the oil flow stopped, approximately 200 million gallons of oil were released into the Gulf and the oil spill had become the worst in U.S. history and one of the worst in world history.

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