The School of Earth, Environment and Sustainability (SEES) at Missouri State University has a new Doctor of Education (EdD) with the same face. Dr. Melanie Carden-Jessen has completed her EdD at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Carden-Jessen quotes Gal Gadot in the 2020 film Wonder Woman 1984. “Sometimes you can’t see what you’re learning until you come out the … [Read more...] about A new doctor in the house!
The Elsey and Bentonville Formation, also known as the Burlington-Keokuk Formation, are neighboring limestone formations found in southwest Missouri. Beneath the surfaces of these formations lie chemical variations that are important in the realm of engineering comprehension, making findings about them very valuable. In honor of his recent discovery, James McDaniel, … [Read more...] about Looking beyond the surface
Environmental concerns are a motivating factor for a lot of student researchers who study earth science. But not all of them get to speak to Congress about it. Dorian DeHart, Masters of Geology student at Missouri State University, had a one-of-a-kind opportunity to discuss geopolicy and environmental issues, and advocate for the importance of geoscience funding with … [Read more...] about From Classroom to Congress
With the Earth constantly shifting under our feet, the need for research is always there. Dr. Matthew McKay, associate professor of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, was selected for funding by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for his upcoming project. “The USGS is very supportive and we are grateful they continue to support our work,” … [Read more...] about Geology professor selected for national award
In the most significant change to U.S. refugee resettlement in 40 years, the federal government is turning to the public and the private sector to help settle people who have fled their home countries because of war, persecution and ongoing armed conflicts. Dr. Emily Frazier, assistant professor of human geography and sustainability in the department of geography, geology and … [Read more...] about Addressing community-based refugee programs in the U.S.