Department of Environmental Science and Policy
Replay: 'The USM Update' December 4, 2017
In this episode of "The USM Update," President Glenn Cummings welcomes guests to talk about exciting new research in aquaponics and USM's School of Business, as he extends his greetings for the holiday season while introducing music the sounds of USM's School of Music Chamber Singers.
From Tank to Table: Aquaponics Research at USM
USM's Environmental Science and Policy students have spent the fall semester studying aquaponics, a system that combines conventional aquaculture with hydroponics.
SENCER Water Innovation Symposium
New England SENCER Center for Innovation Co-Directors Karen Oates , Rob Sanford , and Winnie Yu recently hosted ‘Water Innovation in Massachusetts,’ a day-long symposium in partnership with Campus Compact and the New England Water Innovation Network.
A New Book by Robert Sanford, Ph.D.
"Environmental review is not an easy task, even for consultants and professional planners. There is a need for a general guide that presents the design, infrastructure, and environmental issues to address, what a reviewer needs to know about these issues, and how to interpret them. The book points the reader to accessible, low-cost resources to aid in the review process."
Dr. Masi presents paper at Materials Research Symposium
Dr. James Masi presented at the Materiels Research Society Symposium in Boston on Nov. 28. His Paper, "Oxide/Silicon Heterojunctions for Photodiode and Photovoltaic Applications" was written along with Engineering students, Kyle Curley and Jacob Littlefield and will be published in the journal "MRS Advances".
USM grad student to serve on the Northeast Recycling Council
USM graduate student and alumna Megan Pryor has been named to the Northeast Recycling Council 2017 leadership team.
USM study cited by Portland leaders as the city begins rolling out thousands of lidded recycling bins
A USM study was cited by Portland leaders as they began rolling out thousands of lidded recycling bins to homes.
USM researcher and student add to analysis of Highland Lake
A discussion about the future of Highland Lake drew public comments by both a USM faculty member and a student. The lake — which borders on Westbrook, Windham and Falmouth — has been clouded with a bloom.
USM’s Wilson and Willis part of Portland Press Herald story on return of local alewives
USM researchers Karen Wilson and Theo Willis appeared in a Portland Press Herald story on the return of alewives to Mill Brook in Westbrook. The pair, both faculty from the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, helped lead an annual alewife walk to Goldilocks Falls.
USM's Willis joins 'Maine Calling' for alewives talk
The hour-long radio program "Maine Calling" featured a conversation with Willis, an adjunct faculty member and researcher with the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, as part of its discussion of the popular fish's changing population and ongoing conservation efforts.