Earth & Environmental Sciences

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

Wright State alumni named Ohio Teacher of the Year finalists

Joy McKarns ’93 is an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Northmont Middle School, and Tom Jenkins ’97, ’99 teaches eighth-grade science and STEM at Greenon Junior/Senior High School. Continue reading

Wheel zeal

Wright State alum Kimiko Kidd picking up speed at an automotive magazine

She has degrees in environmental sciences and sociology from Wright State but works as an editor for an automotive magazine. Continue reading

Two Wright State grads play key role in international study of Arctic Ocean

The research was largely based on a scientific cruise from Alaska to the North Pole in 2015 that included Wright State alumna Alison Agather and Katlin Bowman. Continue reading