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How do humans affect bat populations?

University professor receives grants for bat research    Parks and conservation areas provide a glimpse into the natural habitats of the Earth’s coolest critters. But can a proposed park actually pose a threat to those same creatures? Dr. Lynn Robbins, Missouri …

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BIO Professor receives funding for conservation publication, program

Dr. Chris Barnhart, professor of biology at Missouri State University, received a grant of $24,000 to fund the development of “Propagation and Augmentation of the Ouachita Rock Pocketbook.” Financial support for this publication was provided by the Oklahoma Department of …

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Biology professor assesses chicken turtle populations in Oklahoma

Dr. Day Ligon, assistant professor of biology at Missouri State University, was awarded a grant of $43,940 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services via Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for assessing the extent and density of chicken turtle populations …

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Professor receives renewed grant from City of Springfield

Dr. Robert Pavlowsky, professor of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University received a renewal grant of $29,233 from the City of Springfield for the Springfield MS4/TMDL Monitoring project. This research project implements a water quality monitoring program for …

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Funding received to provide vehicle volume metrics on roadways

Dan Watts, Center for Resource Planning and Management planner, received $1,520 from Ozarks Transportation Organization for the “OTO Traffic Volume Study- Select Locations” project. This program will provide vehicle volume metrics on selected roadway segments in Greene and Christian County. …

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University faculty receives funding for Homeland Security program

The Missouri Office of Homeland Security has awarded two Missouri State University faculty a renewed grant of $303,345.34 for the Region D FY13 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP). This funding was provided to: Dorothy Wittorff-Sandgren, community development coordinator, Center for …

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Biology professor receives funding from National Park Services

Dr. Alicia Mathis, biology department head at Missouri State University, received a renewal grant for $45,916.65 from the National Park Services for the National Park Services (NPS) Vital Signs Monitoring program. The purpose of this program is to engage university …

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Mathematics professors receive funding for conference

Drs. Yungchen Cheng and Les Reid, professors of mathematics at Missouri State University, received an award of $1,100 from the Mathematical Association of America for the 2013 MAKO Undergraduate Research Conference. The ninth MAKO Undergraduate Research Conference will allow undergraduates …

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CNAS Faculty recognized for National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute grant renewal

The National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute recently renewed a three-year grant for anti-cancer research to four Missouri State University faculty. The four researchers are: Dr. Robert Delong, associate professor of biomedical sciences Dr. Richard Garrad, professor of biomedical …

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Research specialist earns generous grant for reservoir studies in Oklahoma

Dr. Beth Bowles, research specialist with Bull Shoals Field Station at Missouri State University, was given a grant of $34,640 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a research project entitled “Probabilistic Monitoring of Select Oklahoma Waterbodies.” This is the …

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