Earth & Environmental Sciences

Ambassadors program spotlights expertise of Lake Campus faculty and opportunities for high school students

The Faculty Ambassadors Program introduces high school students to Lake Campus faculty members who are changing the world. Continue reading

Fall class notes

Meet three outstanding alumni who are featured in the fall 2021 issue of the Wright State University Magazine. Continue reading

Five female students receive Considine Scholarships to fund undergraduate research in campus labs

The Considine Scholars Program funds undergraduate STEM research positions for female Wright State students. Continue reading

Shell splash

New research by Lake Campus faculty member Chuck Ciampaglio published by prestigious international journal

Chuck Ciampaglio, professor of Earth and environmental science, and alumnus David Peterman discovered how an extinct animal moved through water. Continue reading

Bug business

Ohio to reckon with the raucous presence of 17-year cicadas

Don Cipollini, professor of biological sciences at Wright State, calls Brood X a wild spectacle of nature. Continue reading

Hope and healing

After a tragic loss, Wright State student and single mother Ashley Elking finds solace in learning

Earth and environmental sciences major Ashley Elking knows that a good education is the key to a better life and future for her family and herself. Continue reading

‘Forever chemicals’ expert Marta Venier to speak at Wright State’s virtual Carmichael Lecture April 19

The lecture will feature Marta Venier, an environmental chemist and assistant professor at the Paul O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. Continue reading

Family tree

Wright State community and public may soon get easy access to ‘Burly,’ a 200-year-old bur oak tree in the campus woods

The largest tree in Wright State’s campus woods is a bur oak estimated to be about two centuries old. Continue reading

Wright State professor Abinash Agrawal selected to serve on Ohio attorney general’s Scientific Advisory Council

Abinash Agrawal, a professor of earth and environmental sciences, is an expert in groundwater and soil remediation. Continue reading

Water power

Wright State professor Silvia Newell is a key player in a new state partnership on monitoring of wetlands

The Lake Erie and Aquatic Research Network will assess the effectiveness and future role of implemented and planned wetland restoration projects. Continue reading