Science Café opens to a packed crowd at Frank and Joe’s

There was not an empty seat in sight as the College of Science and Mathematics kicked off the beginning of the Science Café with a huge success at Frank and Joe’s Coffee House on Sept. 14. “This is way better than what we were expecting. We were expecting maybe a couple dozen people and we have … [Read more...]

Science Café to be held at Frank and Joe’s Coffee House

The College of Science and Mathematics will be kicking off the beginning of a series of science cafés at Frank and Joe’s Coffee House from 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14. “It is a series of science conversations between MSU faculty and the broader community,” Dean of the College of Science and … [Read more...]

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

The hum from the projection screen retracting filled the lecture hall as 50 pairs of feet exited the presentation. After his 40-minute presentation over tectonic evolution, Richard Hanson, school of geology, energy and environment at Texas Christian University, finished off his water with a swig and … [Read more...]

What I’ve learned through undergrad research

A typical week of research begins by meeting with James Masuoka, associate professor of biology, to discuss the preparations that need to be made for our experiment. Preparations include calculations to determine proper dosages, creating stock cultures of Candida albicans, which is a fungus that … [Read more...]

Students shown new perspective on renewable energy

Clean, renewable energy is not a new or revolutionary idea. The concept of renewable energy has been quantified, researched and advanced for more than 100 years since the invention of the battery in 1912, but the world still relies heavily on oil and liquid gas. According to Edith Newton Wilson, … [Read more...]

WFISD and MSU collaborate to hold MacGyver Fair

The Wichita Falls Independent School District and MSU came together on Jan. 26 for the MacGyver Fair at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art to promote the school district’s integration of Science Technology Engineering Art and Technology program, or STEAM. More than 300 people showed up to witness the … [Read more...]

Human Genome Project panel leaves professor stunned

Jonathan Price, associate professor of geosciences, has been researching and teaching geoscience for more than two decades. He has conducted several intricate geoscience experiments and released several prominent scientific books. However, the ramifications of Monday’s faculty forum panel which … [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...]

Episode 6: Veterinary miracle

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Undergraduate students to showcase research at EURECA forum Nov. 21

More than 25 undergraduate students from various colleges will showcase their research at the third Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative forum Nov. 21 in the Clark Student Center atrium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Magaly Rincon-Zachary, director of undergraduate research said, “The … [Read more...]