Dr. Matthew Pierson, associate professor of engineering, assisted at the Discovery Center during the "Academy of Exploration." He, along with Missouri State engineering student volunteers, also traveled to Drury for "Discover Engineering Day." They presented activities to get students to consider how to think like an engineer. … [Read more...] about How to think like an engineer
Dr. McKay will collaborate with Dr. Sean Long at Washington State University. They will assist and support students in a recently funded project. Multiple MSU MS students, a WSU PhD student and undergraduate students at both institutions will be included. The study will focus on a better understanding of how continents are built. The collision of volcanic islands, like Japan to … [Read more...] about Researching the Tectonics of the Pacific Northwest
Financial freedom, a smaller footprint, real ownership, less maintenance and minimalism. These are some of the drivers for the tiny house movement. Dr. Krista Evans, assistant professor of geography and planning at Missouri State University, researches this phenomena. When she moved to Missouri State, Springfield was in the early development of Eden Village. That’s when … [Read more...] about How tiny house communities serve homeless
Following the social distancing rules now should get everyone through this sooner, rather than later. Starting March 30, class instruction to complete the Spring semester will change, all classes will be delivered remotely. Faculty are contacting students with details for each scheduled course. Many campus services will continue to be available, but through email, … [Read more...] about Updated information on keeping MSU and GGP safe and healthy
Interested in pandemics? Register for GRY 316. The course focuses on how global pandemics, emerging diseases, health care accessibility and disease mapping. You will also learn how disease impacts globalization, economic development, land use, pollution, climate change and cultural beliefs and practices. Course specifics GRY 316 - Geography of Global Health and Disease is … [Read more...] about Want to know more about pandemics?