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
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
The research of Dr. Matthew McKay has been featured in the 2023 issue of Mind’s Eye magazine. As an associate professor of geology with a passion for exploration, he mixes old-school geology teaching techniques with the latest technology. Here’s an excerpt from the story: “The foundation of the science of tectonics is that things move,” McKay said. “It took us a … [Read more...] about Congratulations, Dr. McKay
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