College of Mines and Earth Sciences to merge with College of Science

The University of Utah College of Mines and Earth Sciences will merge with the College of Science beginning July 1, 2022, a move that will unite well-funded programs, build synergy and cooperation between faculty and create a much stronger base for science and mathematics education at the U. Deans Darryl Butt of the College of … Read more

College of Education Faculty Contribute to New Handbook of Research on Science Teacher Education

A new book co-edited by Gail Jones, an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor at NC State College of Education, is providing insights into science teacher education through a thorough review of research related to teacher preparation, induction and career-long professional learning. The Handbook of Research on Science Teacher Education, published by Routelege, draws on research from … Read more

ASBMB Honor Society Recognizes RIT Students for their Achievements | College of Science

Three RIT College of Science students were recognized as part of the 2022 cohort of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Honor Society, ΩΛ. The group of students selected from across the United States were recognized for their scholarly achievements, research accomplishments, outreach activities, and involvement in their ASBMB Student Chapter. All … Read more

RRC, BEG win Bruno Hanson Midland College Environmental Excellence Award for response to seismicity in region

A surge in seismic activity has shaken up residents throughout the Permian Basin who have been rattled by earthquakes of 3 magnitude or greater. That surge has also shaken up oil and gas operators and regulators who have scrambled to address the issue. At its 2019 legislative session, the Texas Legislature created the TexNet seismic … Read more

Distant origin of cobbles at Cambridge’s Trinity College cobbles revealed

As well as admiring Cambridge’s historic buildings and beautiful views, we should also look down at what lies beneath our feet, according to Trinity College fellow in Earth sciences, Professor Marian Holness. She became tired of tourists only looking up at the statue of the University of Cambridge college’s founder, Henry VIII above the Trinity’s … Read more

Berry College Professor Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Study Inequalities in Science

Berry College Assistant Professor of Data Analytics Thema Monroe-White recently received a $ 405,000 National Science Foundation grant to investigate how structural racism harms science. Monroe-White, who has a Ph.D. in science, technology and innovation policy from Georgia Institute of Technology, is principal investigator of the project. She is joined in this research by Cassidy … Read more

Science & Arts (OK) Drovers Advance To World Series With 50th Win Of The Season

VSN (admin) Published Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – 07:39 PM CHICKASHA, Okla. – Wednesday afternoon, the No. 1 seed University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (50-8, 28-4 SAC) advanced to the 2022 NAIA Softball World Series with an exhilarating 5-2 victory against No. 2 College of Idaho (43-17, 22-8 CCC). USAO reached the 50-win … Read more

Engineering Features: Salvador Balkus ’22: A data-driven mindset | College of Engineering

Salvador earned his BS in data science from UMass Dartmouth and will further his studies at Harvard University. Salvador Balkus was recently awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, becoming the third recipient in UMass Dartmouth’s history of awardees. The fellowship … Read more

Fort Lewis College graduates turn the page and start a new adventure – The Durango Herald

Keynote speaker Gary Farmer addresses 475 graduating students About 475 Fort Lewis College graduates toss their caps into the sky as their commencement ceremony ends on Saturday. (Courtesy of Cole Davis, Fort Lewis College) Thousands of people gathered Saturday at the Ray Dennison Memorial Stadium at Fort Lewis College for the commencement ceremony of this … Read more

Whitney Woelmer named Outstanding Doctoral Student for College of Science | VTx

After graduating from Eastern Michigan, Woelmer spent 2 1/2 years as a fisheries contractor at the US Geological Surveys (USGS) Great Lakes Science Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Seeking a change of scenery, Woelmer then joined the Peace Corps, moving to Zambia, where she worked as a rural aquaculture promotion extension agent. Although Woelmer’s stints … Read more