For sale: rocks, minerals and bismuth crystals

Rocks, stones and minerals both old and dirty, dense and smooth, tiny and shiny, were put on display for sale in the hallway of the Bolin science hall on March 29 and 30 to raise funds for the Geoscience Club's field trips and club outings in the future. Of all the earthly bodies available, it was … [Read more...]

Biology honor society to hold plant sale April 21-22

In honor of Earth Day, the campus biology honor society, Tri-Beta, will hold a plant sale April 21-22 in Bolin to improve the Bolin greenhouse.Randy Lopez, biology senior and president of Tri-Beta, said although the plant sale is an annual event, the shape of the greenhouse also prompted the sale.To … [Read more...]

Instructor says goodbye after 28 years at MSU

Timothy Donovan, professor of computer science, is retiring this August after 28 years with the Department of Computer Science. The department will host a retirement reception for Donovan on April 23. Ranette Halverson, chair of the computer science department, coordinated the event and said the … [Read more...]

Geoscience students support petroleum graduate school

As part of a new graduate program starting this fall, geoscience students will be able to receive their master’s degree in petroleum engineering. Devin Colley, geoscience senior said, “Other geoscience majors I've known, and most of the kids that have come through the program in my five years, … [Read more...]

Reception marks founding of petroleum geology graduate program

At a reception in front of a crowd made up of donors, administrators, board members, faculty and even ex-Regents, University President Jesse Rogers introduced the formation of the Robert L. Bolin Graduate School of Petroleum Geology. "Students may complete this program in a five-year format, … [Read more...]

Committee closes in on new math and science dean candidate

The College of Science and Mathematics is in the market for a new dean, and two prospective candidates for the job visited campus to meet with faculty and administrators, as well as give a presentation. Provost Betty Stewart said the timeline for the search is based her expectation to complete the … [Read more...]

Prairie Dogs On Campus

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