Geography alumnus Travis Carr spoke to GGP students Sept. 14 about his work as a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) coordinator for Nixa. Carr, a 2006 graduate, engaged with students over his work. GIS is a sophisticated software package used to manage resources and logistics. “Cities, counties, agencies and companies use GIS to manage their resources,” said … [Read more...] about MarooNation member visits campus
While students with high GPAs have an easier time getting in graduate schools, those with low GPAs shouldn’t lose hope. They still have an opportunity to be accepted. Dr. Doug Gouzie, departmental director of graduate studies and professor in the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, explains to Accredited Schools Online what … [Read more...] about Is a low GPA a hurdle to get into graduate school?
Jerry Prewitt, deputy director of the Missouri Geological Survey, visited campus Oct. 5. Prewitt, a 1992 geography alumnus, spoke about the Geological Survey’s efforts to make geological data a publicly accessible map. “This GIS system allows anyone to view, analyze or export many of the important data sets the Geological Survey has compiled over the years,” said Dr. … [Read more...] about GGP students test new boundaries
Dr. Nikolay Gerasimchuk is a world traveler. In one trip, he managed to speak at two conferences in two different countries. About his adventures: Hungary Gerasimchuk presented at the 35th International Conference on Solution Chemistry Aug. 26-30 in Szeged, Hungary. An old friend and collaborator asked him to share his work. Gerasimchuk agreed to show his recent newly … [Read more...] about Chemistry and world travels
Tulsa, Oklahoma, isn’t exactly a place you’d think there are a lot of Bears. Geology, geography and planning found that there are a lot of Bears — Missouri State University Bears. More than 10 people drove to Tulsa Sept. 28 to meet with four geology alumni: Shannon (Brown) Jeffries (BS, Geology, 2008) James Kendall (BS, Geology, 1994) Danielle Robinson … [Read more...] about Road trip to Tulsa leads to mentoring