Gorham campus parking ban begins at 8 pm Wednesday
A Gorham Campus parking ban will begin at 8 pm Wednesday (2/22/17) for lots G20, G13a, and GS1 to allow for snow removal. It will continue until 8 am Thursday (2/23/17). Cars left in prohibited lots may be towed at the owner's expense. For more information, click here.
Environmental Science Professor's Book Receives Positive Review
Choice magazine, a periodical distributed to over 22,000 academic librarians, faculty, and key decision makers, recently published a positive review of Daniel Martinez's book "The Path to More Sustainable Energy Systems".
The removal of the Veazie Dam on the Penobscot River was covered in a recent New York Times article with a quote from Dr. Karen Wilson, Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Environmental Science.
USM Ecologist's Research Key in Maine's Decision to Reopen River to Alewives
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!
Maine Community Foundation Names USM Maine Policy Scholar
USM is proud to announce that Nick Northcott of Damariscotta has been selected as a 2013-2014 Maine Policy Scholar. Northcott is one of seven students selected from University of Maine System campuses this year to participate in the Maine Policy Scholar (MPS) program and engage firsthand in the public policy process.