Last week of October

October 24, 2016


Check the CNAS homepage and the MSU master calendar.  There are seminars on campus this Wednesday (chemistry) and Friday (biology)!

  • Oct 26     Chemistry seminar with speaker Dr. Monica Kinde, 3:30-4:30 PM, Meyer Library 101
  • Oct 28     Biology seminar with speaker Sean Doody – Paradise Poisoned, 4:00-5:00 PM, Temple Lecture Hall 003

STEM Lecture at Library Center –Wed, Oct 26, from 7-8 PM, Dr. Peter Plavchan

“The Golden Age of Exoplanet Discovery.” Dr. Peter Plavchan from Missouri State University’s Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science will discuss recent advances in the discovery of exoplanets and what these discoveries have taught us about our universe, along with current exoplanet research projects at MSU.



  • Office of University Communications has launched a new Expert Sources Directory to help connect easier and quicker with experts on campus who can comment on stories and find out about groundbreaking research. Read the blog: New expert guide facilitates connection with faculty
  • Two CNAS students presented at annual national meeting of Geological Society of America in Denver, Colorado last month. Read the blog.
  • The School of Pharmacy at Missouri State was featured on KOLR10. Vaccination rates on campus are below target rates. Watch the feature and learn more about flu vaccination efforts on campus.
  • Day Ligon is featured in Mind’s Eye online: A turtle’s tale of survival

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Oct 26          STEM Lecture at Library Center – Dr. Peter Plavchan, 7-8 PM

Oct 26          Chemistry seminar with speaker Dr. Monica Kinde, 3:30-4:30 PM, Meyer Library 101

Oct 28          Biology seminar with speaker Sean Doody – Paradise Poisoned, 4-5 PM, Temple 003

Nov 1            Public Affairs Convocation, 7:00 PM, Hammons Hall

Nov 4           University 3-Minute Thesis Competition, 4-7 PM, Davis-Harrington Welcome Center

Nov 5           CSC hosts ACM Programming contest

Nov 7           CNAS STEM Career Discovery Expo (4-6 PM) flyer attached

Nov 30        STEM Lecture at Library Center – Dr. Bob Pavlowsky, 7-8:00 PM

Dec 16         Fall Commencement, 1:30 PM, JQH Arena (CNAS Grad Reception at 11:30, details to follow)


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