Earth & Environmental Sciences

UCIE to host celebration of Persian New Year

Fahimeh Fallahi

Wright State students can celebrate the Iranian New Year during a coffee hour hosted by the University Center of International Education on March 27. Continue reading

Geology gem

Wright State’s David Schmidt’s knowledge of geology history a hit with the community
David Schmidt in his office

Wright State’s David Schmidt finds welcoming audience for research on how geology has influenced the Dayton region’s history. Continue reading

Polar express

Wright State’s Alison Agather to measure mercury levels in Arctic Ocean as part of international expedition
Alison Agather and Chad Hammerschmidt in museum

Graduate environmental science student Alison Agather will measure mercury levels in the Arctic Ocean as part of an international expedition. Continue reading

Master of disaster

Wright State student Dan Baker manages emergency plans for Toledo-Lucas County Health Department
Dan Baker

Wright State grad student Dan Baker manages emergency plans for the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, coordinating response in a region that includes half a million people, Lake Erie and a nuclear power plant. Continue reading

Fitting fellow

Wright State alumna Beverly Stambaugh serving as Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow in nation’s capital
Beverly Stambaugh

Wright State alumna and middle school teacher Beverly Stambaugh is working with the National Science Foundation as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow. Continue reading

YSI donates water testing equipment to Wright State education students

Chris Cushman using pH meter

Donated pH meters will help Wright State education students develop skills critical to teaching how to preserve water quality. Continue reading

Science in the stacks

Library-going children learn geology from Wright State students
Stacey Hundley helps elementary school students make volcanoes

Earth and environmental sciences lecturer Stacey Hundley creates summer enrichment program to encourage young people to study science in college. Continue reading

Wright State researcher coauthors new study on mercury in oceans in Nature

Chad Hammerschmidt

Wright State professor Chad Hammerschmidt participated in research on the mercury levels in the oceans reported in new issue of Nature. Continue reading

Wright State’s Jared Shank receives state award for support of transfer students

Jared Shank

Wright State staff member Jared Shank honored by state organization for his work with transfer students. Continue reading

Soil toil: Wright State grad student Behzad Ghanbarian rising star in terra-firma research

Wright State grad student Behzad Ghanbarian

Environmental sciences Ph.D. student Behzad Ghanbarian is a prolific scholar, publishing many papers on soil-related research. Continue reading