Gorham campus parking ban begins at 8 pm Wednesday
A Gorham Campus parking ban will begin at 8 pm Wednesday (2/22/17) for lots G20, G13a, and GS1 to allow for snow removal. It will continue until 8 am Thursday (2/23/17). Cars left in prohibited lots may be towed at the owner's expense. For more information, click here.
Two undergraduate Biology students, Hassan Shaleh and Robert Harper, presented their research poster at the Northeast Undergraduate Research & Discovery Symposium 2012 held at University of New England in Biddeford, ME, on Mar 11, 2012.
A team of researchers from the University of Southern Maine has been working in collaboration with Biovation, a manufacturing company based in Boothbay, Maine. The team, which includes two undergraduate chemistry students, is being led by Dr. Lucille Benedict, Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Biovation has challenged the researchers to investigate and analyze very precise amounts of gaseous chlorine dioxide that is present in a given volumetric space.
Southworth Planetarium Launches New Public Science Lecture Series
Southworth Planetarium, located on USM’s Portland campus, has launched a new monthly series of science lectures.The series will kick off on Thursday, March 15 with a lecture titled ‘Are We Alone?: Earths, Super-Earths, and Hot-Jupiters,’ presented by Dr. Julie Ziffer, Assistant Professor of Physics.
Cape Elizabeth Wins Northern New England Science Bowl
The Cape Elizabeth High School “A” Team swept through the final round, defeating Waynflete to win the 2012 Northern New England Science Bowl, held Saturday afternoon, March 3, at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham.
USM Faculty and Students Research Indoor Air Quality in Homes Burning Wood
Last spring, a team of faculty and student researchers from the University of Southern Maine began groundbreaking research about the potential dangers of indoor air toxicity and pollution created by ash from wood and pellet stoves in Maine homes. The team’s research and findings are some of the first in this area of study.
Ellen McCann Labbe, a graduate student in the USM Biological Sciences Department, is researching the population genetics of river herring in the Gulf of Maine. She hopes to shed light on how landscape features and human activity have shaped the genetic differentiation between alewives in Maine watersheds.
Representatives of Stantec and the University of Southern Maine gathered recently in USM’s John Mitchell Center, Gorham, to celebrate the completion of a $100,000 pledge from Stantec that supported construction of a computer-aided design lab.