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Posted April 22, 2013
Congratulations to DES students Miguel Barajas, Jason Duff, Jackie Allen, Amanda Martin, Amy Webb and Margret Welch for their winning posters!
Posted March 8, 2013
Read Dr. Sanford's interview about 'Why Environmental Science Matters'.
Posted February 4, 2013
Dr. Martinez will join a panel on "green" happenings on Maine’s college and university campuses on Feb 6th.
Posted September 23, 2012
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.
Posted August 28, 2012
The first northern New England chapter of Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO), the international honor society in interdisciplinary environmental sciences/studies, is established at USM.
Posted May 22, 2012
The story of Malaga Island and the sad evacuation of the island's residents one hundred years ago is being told at the Maine State Museum, as part of one of their new exhibits.
Posted May 16, 2012
Environmental Science student Miguel Barajas' research featured in Winter/Spring 2012 issue of Maine Policy Review.
Posted February 13, 2012
USM is hosting “CreateMaine,” featuring a free, public panel of three Maine entrepreneurs sharing their paths to success. Cindy Thompson of Transformit; Tony Boffa of the Tony Boffa Band; and Emily Danchuk, intellectual property attorney will inspire with their tales of starting a business in Maine.
Posted January 24, 2012
USM’s applied energy program, which gives students hands-on experience in measuring and testing energy efficiency, has acquired its dream home. The university-owned building at 19 College Avenue on USM’s Gorham campus was built as a private home in the late 19th century. It features poor insulation, a fieldstone foundation and an old, oil-fired burner.
Posted October 12, 2011
Dr. Robert Sanford, Professor of Environmental Science & Policy will be leading a workshop on writing science syllabi at the upcoming Northeast Regional Meeting of Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibility (SENCER) on October 22nd at Stonehill College, in Easton MA.