Earth & Environmental Sciences

Wright State employees honored for excellence

Wright State University will recognize select staff and faculty members for their vital contributions to the university with the Awards for Excellence ceremony April 2. Continue reading

Excellence in Leadership (Classified)

Suzanne Semones

Part of the series: President's Awards for Excellence 2018

Suzanne Semones is a mentor to the students, staff and faculty of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Continue reading

Seaworthy

Wright State alumna Alison Agather helping federal government predict and measure polar sea ice

Alison Agather, who earned her Ph.D. in environmental sciences from Wright State in December, helps to identify emerging issues in the Arctic as a fellow with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Continue reading

Excavating an abandoned town, fighting viral infections and restoring a prairie are among the top research stories of 2018

From excavating an abandoned town to fighting viral infections to restoring a prairie, Wright State University faculty and students are undertaking numerous and important research endeavors. Continue reading

Red rock romance

Wright State alum Sara Toms-Bergquist works as earth and environmental education ranger near Sedona

Wright State grad Sara Toms-Bergquist turned her love of geology into a career as a park ranger. Continue reading

By the numbers

Wright State graduate students Fan Yang and Michele Miller win first place in prestigious Datathon competition

Two Wright State graduate students were honored for developing a model that could be used to help patients with sickle cell disease better manage their pain. Continue reading

Prairie premiere

Restored prairie at Wright State serves as wildlife magnet, research lab and scenic wonder

Students and faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences turned land off University Drive between the Nutter Center parking and Mini University into a prairie. Continue reading

Gold standard

Elizabeth Freeman, who uses her degree to mine for gold in Alaska, had her college career interrupted for three years before returning. "I feel like I am finally achieving the goals I set out for myself all those years ago."

2015 Wright State graduate Elizabeth Freeman works as a geologist at a gold mine near Juneau, Alaska. Continue reading

Wright State wins $1 million grant to expand undergraduate research in College of Science and Mathematics

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics. Continue reading

Wright State biology student dives deep into campus opportunities

Megan Reed stays active through the university scuba program, conducting research in an earth and environmental sciences lab and serving in the Ohio Air National Guard. Continue reading