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!
The Geological Society of America held their annual meeting March 25-27 in Manhattan, Kansas. More than a dozen Missouri State Bears presented at the conference. Brook Benz, graduate Tyler Engelbart, graduate Dr. Kevin Evans Dr. Doug Gouzie Charlie Hoffman, graduate Mary Humphries, undergraduate Nic Jordan, graduate Dr. Gary Michelfelder Dr. … [Read more...] about GGP students present at conference
Indianapolis, Indiana, was full of aspiring and current geologists at the Geological Society of America (GSA) conference Nov. 4-7. Almost 6,000 students, faculty and researchers attended. Of that 6,000, there were several familiar faces. More than 25 people from Missouri State University presented at GSA. More than 15 students presented their work. An additional 15 alumni … [Read more...] about Geology conference brings together students, faculty, alumni
Geology changes region to region. No two places will have the same construction. Brooke Benz, a geology student, knows this firsthand. She spent May 20-June 26 in a field camp class through Illinois State University under Dr. David Malone, university professor of geology. Field camp allows geology students to get hands on experiences. About field camp Benz … [Read more...] about Setting up camp for success
It was a big outing for the geology, geography and planning (GGP) department. No, it wasn't a forest or a mountain; it was the Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting. GGP had 27 students and faculty head to Seattle, Washington, to present 32 different talks and papers. Faculty that presented or co-wrote papers were: Damon Bassett, GGP Toby Dogwiler, … [Read more...] about Geological Society of America meeting turns into opportunities