Dr. Alexander Wait looks at a forest. More specifically, he looks at the forest floor. He looks at leaves, flowers, and acorns to figure out how healthy a forest is. Wait then uses this research to learn how engineered nanomaterials affect plants and the animals that eat them. Wait talks about his research in his Mind's Eye piece. Read the rest of the … [Read more...] about Read the leaves: How plants respond to the world
Alum Steve Nunn and physics, astronomy and materials science department head David Cornelison recently joined forces to develop a new program for GO CAPS focusing on the Matlab programming language and voice recognition. Steve Nunn, 1978 alum of the engineering physics program, had an idea to spread his knowledge to future generations. He knew he had unique experience in … [Read more...] about Alum, department head initiate new GO CAPS program
Are you planning on presenting at the 24th Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Forum (IDF) April 29? Be sure to visit the IDF webpage for the list of requirements and submit your abstract today! … [Read more...] about Due date for IDF abstracts is today
Join us for a week-long celebration of geography and the geo-sciences during the National Park Services 100th year. All presentations will take place in Temple Hall 345. Nov. 7: “Geographers Doing Geography in National Parks and Protected Areas Around the Globe” by Dr. Judith L. Meyer of Missouri State University Nov. 8: “Sea Turtles and Sustainable Tourism: … [Read more...] about National Geography Awareness Week is here!
The recently established student organization Women in STEM hosted a round table discussion about the place of women in the sciences on September 23. The talk featured several guest speakers including Dr. Sian Proctor from the Association for Women Geoscientists Distinguished Lecturer Series. Cynthia Morales-Bejarano established Women in STEM when she couldn’t find an active … [Read more...] about Women in STEM held first meeting