The research of Dr. Gary Michelfelder has been selected for the 2022 issue of Mind’s Eye. Spending the last 15 years studying the Rio Grande Rift and the Andes Mountains in Chile, his research aims to answer how and why volcanoes erupt in hopes to improve forecasting. Here’s an excerpt from the story: “I was lucky enough to get to go to a conference in Japan that … [Read more...] about Congratulations, Dr. Michelfelder!
At the North Pole, you may not find Santa. But you’ll find Sarah R. Johnson, ‘05 alumna of Missouri State University. “I have a strong passion for adventures,” she said. “Being able to combine the exploration of places and understanding of how the world works in a place that is so far, so distant and so beyond what I ever expected myself to do, has been unbelievably … [Read more...] about Oh, buoy!
Alice (Presley) Bodnar thought her path was laid out in front of her when she was studying chemistry at Missouri State. Little did she know that path would eventually become a hiking trail. Her career changes have taken her from the lab to the law — and now to the latest tech. She is one of the founders of the first-ever long-distance trail app, FarOut by FarOut … [Read more...] about Alumna is one of the developers of a popular app that helps people have long-distance adventures
Have you ever fallen into an internet rabbit hole? Tia Clemens did, and the journey changed her life. It started when Clemens was watching TED Talks videos with her daughter. “We found one episode about this machine they had built to capture clean water in the Namib Desert in southern Africa,” Clemens said. “It used biomimicry, based on the Namib Desert beetle. “I … [Read more...] about Destined to be an engineer
As technology grows, you might consider a hybrid or electric for your next car purchase. People like Ana Torres will ensure your new ride is safe, reliable and efficient. Torres is a mechanical engineering major who wants to improve green technology for cars and aircraft. Torres says her major offers the perfect mix of science knowledge and technical skill. “Many … [Read more...] about Powering the next generation of vehicles