Overcoming the disconnect posed by distance learning starts with quality leadership in the virtual classroom. Graduate student Sajal Islam of the physics, astronomy and materials science department (PAMS) at Missouri State University has proven he has such leadership skills. He recently received Missouri State’s Certified Distance Educator Award and the department’s … [Read more...] about Making an impact as an instructor
From July 23-27, the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) teamed up with the Discovery Center to bring a week of science to nine students. Students ages 11-14 spent a week touring CNAS and learning from faculty and graduate assistants. About their week On Monday, they explored cooperative engineering with Drs. Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, assistant professor, and Matt … [Read more...] about Discovery Center students learn at Missouri State
We are so excited to welcome two new department heads to the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS). Dr. Tamera Jahnke, dean of CNAS, welcomes our two new department heads, Drs. Bob Mayanovic of physics, astronomy and material sciences (PAMS) and Ajay Katangur, computer science. Thank you for all of your hard work Jahnke wanted to thank our previous department … [Read more...] about PAMS, computer science to gain new department heads
Being able to see several disciplines in one conference is a wonderful thing. At Arkansas IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (InBre), representatives from PAMS and BIO were there to present their work. For the biology department Several biology students presented their work. Cullen Horstman, one of Dr. Kyoungtae Kim's undergraduate students, won honorable … [Read more...] about PAMS and BIO join for common interest
As it turns out, many care about friction, but maybe not in the classroom. Christopher Robledo, an applied physics and engineering undergraduate major, had the opportunity to explore friction this summer. Through a Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI), Robledo spent 10 weeks at Argonne National Laboratory in DuPage County, Illinois. The SULI program provides … [Read more...] about Who cares about friction?