Missouri State University’s College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) has recognized faculty for their outstanding teaching, research and service with two professorships and fellowships: The Roy D. Blunt Life Science Professorship. The Matthew and Patricia Harthcock College of Natural and Applied Sciences Faculty Fellowship. Roy D. Blunt Life Science Professorship Thanks … [Read more...] about STEM faculty awarded two new professorships and fellowships
An associate professor of geography at Missouri State University – West Plains has received a prestigious Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF). Dr. Rajiv Thakur is currently engaged in a one-year fellowship hosted by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Resilience and Food … [Read more...] about West Plains professor earns USAID fellowship
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!
Since 1965, the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies has awarded over $1.7 million in grant scholarships to support students entering professions in earth science. This year, two GGP graduate students pursuing the MS in geography and geology received scholarships in recognition of their contributions to the field. “The scholarship is graciously designed to … [Read more...] about Two GGP graduate students receive national recognition
Most students will enter their geology class and find different types of rocks on their desks. But for students of Missouri State University’s Dr. Matthew McKay, they’ll also find an Oculus virtual reality headset. “Real geology is out in the wild and hands-on,” McKay said. “If we can’t easily take students into the field, we will bring the field to the … [Read more...] about Two realities, one classroom