College of Science, Technology, and Health


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.

Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences Professors Present at National Conference

Brian Toy and Jim Schilling presented juried poster presentations at the 2013 meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ Associations Biannual Athletic Training Educators’ Conference.

Professor Tom Knight Memorial Scholarship

Because of Tom's love of his students' desire to learn, and his infectious passion for his teaching and research, the Biology Department has established a fund in Tom Knight's honor for student scholarships.

Undergraduate Student Leads Writing of Published Book Chapter

The chapter writing was led by Catherine Wise, an undergraduate biology major, and describes the current approach the lab is using to understand the impacts of pollutants on whales.

USM Grad publishes report in SCIENCE

On November 9th, Science published a report on Germ Cell Migration, written by Ben Smith, a USM bio grad from six years ago, along with his doctoral advisor Bob Braun.

Members of USM's Athletic Training Education Program Use AED to Save Referee's Life

Anita Dixon, an alumni of USM's Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) and Athletic Trainer for Westbrook High School, was called into action at a preseason basketball game when a referee suffered a heart attack while working the game.

EAST Principal Investigators, Director, and Evaluator Publish Journal Article

Jean Whitney, Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh, Lynn Lovewell, and Babette Moeller are the authors of “Building Relationships, Sharing Resources, and Opening Opportunities: A STEM Learning Community Builds Social Capital for Students with Disabilities.”

USM Professor Weighs in on the Southern Maine Earthquake

WCSH interviewed Dr. Mark Swanson, a Professor of Geosciences at the University of Southern Maine, about the Southern Maine Earthquake that occurred on October 16th, 2012.

Role of Nurse Practitioner in Healthcare Subject of International Visit

USM School of Nursing faculty meet with healthcare representatives from Norway to discuss the education and training required for nurse practitioners in the United States.