College of Science, Technology, and Health
Posted July 23, 2013
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!
Posted June 10, 2013
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.
Posted May 10, 2013
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.
Posted April 22, 2013
Environmental Science student Amanda Ek was interviewed on Greater Portland's Channel 5, Community Access television.
Posted March 25, 2013
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.
Posted March 8, 2013
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.
Posted March 5, 2013
Brian Toy and Jim Schilling presented juried poster presentations at the 2013 meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ Associations Biannual Athletic Training Educators’ Conference.
Posted February 6, 2013
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.
Posted January 29, 2013
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.
Posted December 19, 2012
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.