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USM Environmental Science faculty members Theodore Willis and Karen Wilson's research on alewives was recently published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. The report showed that Maine's alewife and blueback herring populations are recovering, while those of southern New England are declining rapidly .
More than half (54.0%) of all respondents to the University of Southern Maine Muskie School's 2015 Maine Crime Victimization Survey (MCVS) report being a victim of some type of criminal activity in the past 12 months.
Although Psychology Professor John Broida lost his battle with pancreatic cancer this past September, students his online Psych 101 course continue to reap the benefits of his teaching.
The Costellos met at USM, taught at USM and enriched the lives of countless students at USM. Now, thanks to the largest bequest ever received in the history of the university, $1.65 million, Melissa and Doc will continue to touch the lives of numerous students for years to come.
USM is the first university to partner with the University of Maine School of Law on a new program that will enable USM students to receive a bachelor's degree and a law degree in just six years.
Merely shopping for the best food -- including vegetables grown locally and animals raised humanely -- overlooks a key link in the food chain, says Michael Hillard, a University of Southern Maine professor of economics.
The first-ever such school to be established in Maine, USM's International Early College would offer international high school juniors and seniors a two-year educational experience where they would take actual USM college courses to complete their high school diplomas.
A documentary about the Penobscot Nation, its namesake river and its dispute with the State of Maine over the river's control will be highlighted in a public screening and discussion Wednesday.
According to Dr. Judith Tupper, a pat on the back can go a long way to helping the stress level, and in turn, the overall performance of a worker in the healthcare field.
USM Student Emma Cooper stood over a glass case and marveled at the sight inside. A human leg -- a real left leg with its muscle and tendons, bones and digits -- lay skinless and exposed.