Replay: 'The USM Update,' April 2, 2018
In this episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings continues in talking about the University's many workforce initiatives, this time in the fields of biology, aquaculture and engineering.
2017-18 RRF Student Awards Competition RFA released
The University of Maine System (UMS) is pleased to announce a request for applications for the 2017-18 Research Reinvestment Fund (RRF) Student Awards Competition. The submission window for all Tracks in this request for applications opens December 18, 2017 and closes on January 17, 2018 at 4:30 pm.
USM exploring connections in Iceland
USM exploring idea of student exchange. "Could we do programs where our students could come for a semester to be able to strengthen their understanding of international economics, food systems, hospitality and tourism and particularly marine resources." - Glenn Cummings
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the University of Southern Maine as one of nine winners of a grant to support a regional Environmental Finance Center.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the University of Southern Maine as one of nine winners of a grant to support a regional Environmental Finance Center. This is an award renewal for the New England Environmental Finance Center (NE/EFC), so it will continue its work helping local communities in New England identify solutions for financing environmental initiatives.
Students gain real-world experience at USM's Cybersecurity Lab
Maine Cyber Security Cluster (MCSC) initiative at the University of Southern Maine gives students real-world applications. MCSC is headed up by Glenn Wilson, an associate research professor in USM's Department of Technology.
Call for Proposals Fiscal Year 2015
With financial support from the Maine Economic Improvement Fund (MEIF), the Office of Research Administration and Development is announcing the availability of funds to support research activities that are central to USM’s mission as a metropolitan university.
Scholarship in Exhibition
CAHS Professor of American & New England Studies Donna Cassidy is currently curating an upcoming exhibition for the Portland Museum of Art.
Maine Food Strategy Project Team
Faculty members of the Muskie School of Public Service are currently serving on the project team for Maine Food Strategy - a phased multi-year effort to develop a food system strategy to enhance value-added Maine food for Maine people and position the state as a center of production.
Environmental Science Research Collaboration
Dr. Joseph Staples and several Environmental Sciences students are doing collaborative research work with the Maine Medical Center Vector Borne Disease Lab on disease vectors that carry Lyme Disease, West Nile Virus, and Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
Space Radiation Project Funded
Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Douglas Currie has received funding from the Maine Space Grant Consortium Research Infrastructure Development (RID) Program to establish a new research focus on the toxicological effects of space radiation on the central nervous system. The project will allow students to be exposed to the field of radiation biology and interact with NASA scientists.