There’s always new knowledge to unearth in caves. Zac Wormington, a graduate student in the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, is among those covering ground in cave research in southwest Missouri. His work on the subject received the Outstanding Student Presentation Award in the Geophysics and Geodynamics Division at the 2021 … [Read more...] about Uncovering hidden passages and local history
Homelessness is a growing concern in the United States. One proposed solution to managing this growth: building tiny houses. Dr. Krista Evans, director of geography and planning at Missouri State University, focuses studies of tiny house villages’ potential to Missouri, offering a look into the role they can play in addressing homelessness in the state. She … [Read more...] about Looking into tiny houses as small spaces with growing potential
Quality leadership fuels quality education among students. The College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) is excited to welcome four new faculty members, who will further the knowledge base available to students in the college. Getting to know the new faculty The new faculty leadership in CNAS include: Dr. Tuhina Banerjee – assistant professor of … [Read more...] about Meet the newest CNAS faculty members
What does earth science focus on and what do earth scientists do? Dr. Doug Gouzie, geology professor at Missouri State University, answers these questions and more on U.S. News Education. … [Read more...] about What’s earth science all about?
Understanding the true quality of something often requires looking below the surface. This is true of land and other natural resources. Dr. Kevin Mickus, distinguished professor of geology, and Dr. Doug Gouzie, professor of geology and departmental director of graduate studies, at Missouri State University recently worked on a local environmental project addressing diesel … [Read more...] about Digging into science below land’s surface