Looking to downsize? Some states are more ideal for a tiny house than others. Tiny houses have ballooned in popularity over the years, but they aren’t for everyone. To help prospective and new tiny house dwellers, LawnStarter turned to a panel of experts for tips on navigating the tiny house landscape. At Missouri State University, Dr. Krista Evans is director of planning and … [Read more...] about Considering buying a tiny home? An MSU expert weights the pros, cons
Located in east Springfield, Missouri, Pearson Creek joins the James River, just upstream of Lake Springfield and is part of the water supply for Greene County. Unfortunately, Pearson Creek has been on the State of Missouri Impaired Waters list since 2006. This list, which is maintained by the state in accordance with the federal Clean Water Act, identifies threatened … [Read more...] about Sustaining our streams
Missouri State University’s College of Natural and Applied Sciences has recently changed the name of one of its departments. The department of geography, geology and planning has a new name: the School of Earth, Environment and Sustainability (SEES). This name better connects student interests with the school’s degree offerings. About the change The SEES Director Dr. … [Read more...] about A fresh perspective
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