College of Science, Technology, and Health


Westbrook floating 'ice disk' courtesy of Maine Public

USM's Nakroshis talks Westbrook's floating 'ice disk' on Maine Public

USM Associate Professor of Physics Paul Nakroshis discusses the possible causes of a massive, floating "ice disk" that appeared earlier this week in the middle of the Presumpscot River in downtown Westbrook.
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USM student-athletes make their academic mark

Continuing in a tradition of academic and athletic excellence, 31 Fall student-athletes at USM have been recognized by the Little East Conference for their outstanding academic achievements, earning them slots on the 2018 Little East Conference Fall All-Academic Team.

USM’s School of Nursing Convocation

USM’s School of Nursing Convocation

The Year in News: Our Top Stories of 2018

We're recapping our top stories of 2018 in a big, multimedia way.
Whole Oceans rendering - courtesy John Gutwin of Pepperchrome/Ellsworth American

Fishing out of water: New aquaculture class explores burgeoning industry

USM has partnered with Maine-based Whole Oceans to offer a new online course in aquaponics and related aquaculture systems this spring semester.
student at commencement 2018

Course aims to ease 'launch' into 'real world' after college

"Launching into Life after College," a new course offered to give students skills and strategies for easing the transition from college into the "real world," is now available.
USM update filming December 2018

Replay, "The USM Update," Dec. 3, 2018

In the new episode of "The USM Update," the last of 2018, USM President Glenn Cummings thanks voters for their historic passage of Question 4 on the November ballot; speaks with two of the newest leading ladies in the university's renowned School of Music; discusses a new opportunity in aquaculture; and sends his greetings for a happy holiday season.
25k Poland Spring gift to USM Environmental Studies program

Student “Smart Forest” watershed research project awarded $25k grant from Poland Spring

A $25,000 grant was recently awarded from Poland Spring to help fund internships and assistantships for ESP students working on building a network of environmental monitoring sensors located throughout USM's "Smart Forest." The sensors will provide researchers with better insight regarding the impacts of climate change and land use on small forests and mini watersheds.

USM's LaSala and Ziffer answer space questions on 'Maine Calling'

USM physicists Julie Ziffer and Jerry LaSala marked the 60th anniversary of NASA recently on the Maine Public’s talk show “Maine Calling.”

Nursing students photographed giving flu shot in Sun Journal

Photographer Andree Kehn took the photo while the students were participating in a partnership with Central Maine Medical Center, which provides logistical support.