College of Science, Technology, and Health
U.S. Navy Director of Warfare Integration for Information Dominance to be Keynote Speaker for the 2nd Annual State of IT in Maine Conference
The Maine Cyber Security Cluster (MCSC) and the Information and Innovation Special Projects Group at the University of Southern Maine (USM) hosted the second annual “State of IT in Maine Cyber Security Conference” on Friday, November 8.
USM Chemistry Degree Receives Accreditation
USM is pleased to announce its undergraduate chemistry program has received accreditation from the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Putting a stop to Maine's 'Brain Drain'
Mike Wing, Director of the Pioneers Program, is featured in a WMTW 8 video report on Maine's brain drain problem and how USM programs are addressing the issue.
Maine Space Grant Scholarship and Fellowship Program Opportunities
USM, as a member of the Maine Space Grant Consortium, has received funds to award undergraduate ($2,500) or graduate ($5,500) student fellowships plus $500 towards travel. Applications due by October 11, 2013!
USM’s Pioneers Program Receives $100,000 Pledge From Nestlé Waters North America
To encourage Maine students to pursue studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, Nestlé Waters North America, the nation’s leading bottled water company, has pledged $100,000 to support the USM Pioneers Program.
USM Ecologist's Research Key in Maine's Decision to Reopen River to Alewives
Thanks in part to research performed by USM ecologist Theo Willis, Maine has reopened the St. Croix river to alewives. As explained in a Public Radio International article, this decision could possibly restore tens of millions of fish to the Atlantic food chain. A potentially amazing recovery for a fish that was being considered for listing as an endangered species!
College of Science, Technology, and Health Celebrates Outstanding Students and Alumni
On April 25, 2013, 250 students, family members, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of CSTH gathered to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the College's students and alumni. This year, over 130 students and alumni received scholarships and awards, with scholarship awards totaling over $380,000 from CSTH.
Environmental Science student interviewed on Greater Portland's Channel 5
Environmental Science student Amanda Ek was interviewed on Greater Portland's Channel 5, Community Access television.
PBS Newshour Visits Wise Lab
PBS science correspondent Miles OBrien visited the Portland campus to report on the Wise Labs research on the health impacts of the widely used industrial heavy metal Chromium-6.
Sappi Fine Paper Invests $100,000 in the University of Southern Maine’s STEM Initiative
Sappi Fine Paper North America, a leading global paper company, has pledged $100,000 over the course of four years to support the USM Pioneers Program.