The Earth faces social and environmental problems that can prevent it from thriving. Promoting sustainability is one way Missouri State University can help the planet address these issues. Missouri State will host many sustainability-oriented events on its Springfield campus during Earth Week 2021 April 19-23. Among these events is the presentation of Dr. Robert … [Read more...] about Addressing sustainability needs in the Ozarks this Earth Week
Global climate change remains one of the most important domestic and foreign issues facing the United States. Missourians should also be concerned about climate change. One of the sectors impacted most are Midwest farmers and their communities. Dr. Toby Dogwiler, a geologist and head of the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, explains to … [Read more...] about What’s the threat of warmer weather to farming in Missouri?
The College of Natural and Applied Sciences hosted the 2021 CNAS 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition Jan. 25. We appreciate all who took part in the event and would like to offer special recognition to the competition’s top-ranking participants. These winners will advance to the university-wide 3MT competition Feb. 5. About the winners Winners at the competition … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the 2021 CNAS 3 Minute Thesis Competition winners
Small Missouri communities, like many in rural America, experience a lot of out-migration. This means people often leave small towns in order to settle in others with greater opportunities. Such out-migration can limit the economic and social opportunities that small towns have to offer. The community of Seymour, Missouri, is among those facing this struggle. Dr. Krista Evans, … [Read more...] about Revitalizing rural communities
The College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) hosted the 2020 CNAS Undergraduate Research Symposium Nov. 12-16. We are grateful to all who took part in the event and would like to offer special recognition to all who won awards at the symposium. About the award winners Award winners at the symposium include: Biology: … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the 2020 CNAS Undergraduate Research Symposium award winners