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Associate Professor of Computer Science Clare Bates Congdon is part of a team of scientists that is researching how genetics and the environment work together to trigger and prevent disease.
Founding curator of media arts at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will discuss the significance of artists’ media installations from the 1970s to present day in a lecture on the Gorham campus at 1 p.m., Friday, October 21.
The Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education recently opened its newest exhibition “The Grand Tour and the Development of Tourism: 1600 to 1900.
Researchers, a former patient, a local legislator and others will be at the University of Southern Maine this coming Monday afternoon, October 17, to help increase knowledge and awareness of the potential risks of cell phone use
Jonathan Lash, president of Hampshire College, will present the University of Maine School of Law’s 19th Annual Frank M. Coffin Lecture on Law and Public Service at 7 p.m., Thursday, October 20.
On Monday, October 17, J. Trevor Hughes will discuss the responsibility of businesses’ private consumer data and how the individual is affected in his lecture “Data Environmentalism.”
Julio Sanchez, regional coordinator for the Central American Alliance for the Protection of Biodiversity, will speak on “Trade Policy and the Environment: On the Ground in Latin America," Monday, October 17, on USM’s Portland campus.
New research released by the Center for Education Policy, Applied Research and Evaluation reveals that while more than eight of 10 Maine students graduate from high school in four years, only one in three graduates are ready for work or college.
USM Junior Cathy Wise
Cape Elizabeth native recently awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities Undergraduate Fellowship, available to bachelor level students in environmentally related fields of study.
The University of Southern Maine is hosting two workshops to give those interested in pursuing a college degree the opportunity to find out if they can earn college credit for knowledge and skills gained outside the classroom.


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