College of Science, Technology, and Health
The University of Southern Maine and Cornerstones of Science announce the first in a series of Science Cafés to be held at Portland Public Library on the last Thursday of each month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. throughout the fall.
USM Associate Professor, Brian Toy, presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 63rd annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium on June 27-29, 2012.
Thirteen high school graduates from throughout Maine have been selected as members of the University of Southern Maine Pioneers Program Class of 2016. The Pioneers consist of high school graduates, from all different parts of Maine, with all different types of STEM majors.
The first New Egland chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO), the international honor society in interdisciplinary environmental sciences/studies, is established at USM.
USM faculty explore new ways to increase genomic education for USM students.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Professor Duboise on his award: The University of Maine System Trustee Professorship. This award will help Duboise in his research on creating an anti-malaria vaccine.
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.
A group of researchers and students from the Wise Laboratory spent 70 days in the Gulf of Mexico, during the summer of 2011.