College of Science, Technology, and Health
Rear Admiral and USM alum, William Leigher, talks the future of the Navy and the importance of STEM majors in Maine.
In a Bangor Daily News article, William Leigher, Rear Admiral for the Navy and USM alum, talks about the future of the Navy and the importance of STEM majors in Maine. Leigher traveled to different spots around Southern Maine to meet with state officials and school and corporate representatives as part of the Navy outreach and recruitment program.
USM Establishes First New England Chapter of Interdisciplinary Environmental Science Honor Society
The first New Egland chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO), the international honor society in interdisciplinary environmental sciences/studies, is established at USM.
Preparing For a Trip To Mars
Recently, USM student, Lauren Redmond, finished up her internship for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Lauren did various types of work for the Laboratory, including researching and discovering potential landing spots on Mars for current and future missions.
School of Nursing Director Krista Meinersmann Selected to Participate in Inaugural Class of the AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program
Krista Meinersmann, Director of the University of Southern Maine School of Nursing, has been chosen as 1 of 37 leaders in nursing education to participate in the inaugural class of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)-Wharton Executive Leadership Program. USM is the only northern New England program represented in the program which brings together nursing deans and senior faculty leaders from across the country.
USM Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research
USM received a grant to help fund Dr. Monroe Duboise's work on global health. His work hopes to develop vaccines that are easy to produce, cheap, and effective.
Dr. Bill Dexter is Appointed the Next President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
William Dexter, M.D., FACSM, Medical Director of the University of Southern Maine’s (USM) Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) and Team Physician for USM’s Department of Athletics, has recently been named President-Elect of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
CSTH Recognition Photos
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Asteroid named for USM Physics Professor
Dr. Ziffer, Assistant Professor of Physics,has been studying and researching asteroids in our Solar System for several years with a focus on asteroids made of ice rather than rock.
USM School of Nursing Students Partnering with the Community
School of Nursing students and faculty at the University of Southern Maine care for the people in Maine through participation in one of eleven community partnerships.
NASA-funded Astrobiology Initiative Heightens Maine Students’ Interest in Science and Engineering Careers
An innovative astrobiology-scientific ballooning project for Maine high school and college students will hold its inaugural high-altitude balloon launch on May 9 at the University of Maine at Farmington, the Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) announced today.