August 2021: Drs. El Masri, Stinchcomb, and Moon receives a grant from the Department
of Energy to study carbon dynamics of a temperate bald cypress, mineral soil wetland
and an adjacent bottomland hardwood stand.
April 2021: Dr. Marcie Venter receives an NSF research grant for her collaborative
research in Mexico entitled “Changes In Landscape, Labor And Livelihood In Long Chronological Context.”
Sep 2020: Dr. El Masri receives a NASA EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Development
grant for his research entitled Assessing the Impacts of Physiological and Environmental controls on the Accuracy
of WUE: Linking Field Observations, Satellite Imagery, and Land Surface Model.
August 2019: Murray State University receives $1 million NSF grant to promote strategic
equity initiatives for women faculty in STEM, where Dr. Robin Zhang serves as a member
of the MSU ADVANCE leadership team
June 2019: Earth and Environmental Sciences - Archaeology students study abroad in
Jamaica in search of evidence of the 1519 Spanish settlement of Oristan
May 2019: Dr. Neil and Mrs. Joan Weber creates the Neil and Joan Weber Endowed Scholarship
for incoming freshmen pursuing a degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Jan 2019: Graduate student Kevin Takashita-Bynum receives a $10,000 Early Career Grant
from National Geographic to conduct environmental research in Gona, Ethiopia.
Sep 2018: Several of our summer 2018 interns are featured in this #RacerInternships
Aug 2018: Dr. George Kipphut creates the Alice and George Kipphut Sr. Scholarship
in Earth and Environmental Sciences.