College of Science, Technology, and Health
Problem solving, puzzles, LEGO robotics and modular origami are all part of a Junior Engineering and Mathematics summer program for students grades 3-8. The summer program will be held at USM in Portland during the week of June 24th, the week of July 8th, and the week of July 22nd.
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 Amanda Ek was interviewed on Greater Portland's Channel 5, Community Access television.
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 North America, a leading global paper company, has pledged $100,000 over the course of four years to support the USM Pioneers Program.
Brian Toy and Jim Schilling presented juried poster presentations at the 2013 meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ Associations Biannual Athletic Training Educators’ Conference.
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.
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.
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.
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.