Student work acknowledged in international journal

The work of MSUM Physics/Sustainability/Chemistry majors Sakurako Tani, Salim Thomas, Melissa Foley, Gabe Buehler, and Abel Eshete was acknowledged in the international journal Solid State Ionics. The project seeks to understand the underlying physics of sodium ion conduction in glasses. The work has potential to improve sodium battery technology for use on an industrial scale in solar and wind farms. […]

Society of Physics Students members attend, present at conference

MSUM’s Society of Physics Students members Melissa Foley, Jane Glanzer and Isobel Snellenberger attended and presented at the APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at Northwestern University January 18-20. There, they learned about challenges of being a woman in physics and presented their research done at MSUM. Melissa, Jane and Isobel hope to use tools learned at this conference […]

MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series

Friday, Nov. 16 | 3 p.m. | Planetarium – Bridges 167 Students Melissa Foley and Boston Heaford present: Sharing the Universe Through the Planetarium This past Summer 2018, Boston Heaford and Melissa Foley received Strong Scholarship funds to conduct research and create content for the MSUM Planetarium. The planetarium is a fun and effective teaching tool for people of every […]

Anthropology and Earth Science students, faculty attend 75th Annual Plains Anthropological Conference

Twelve students and five faculty members from the Department of Anthropology and Earth Science attended the Plains Anthropological Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota from October 4-17, 2017. The following seven co-authored talks and posters were presented, encompassing research across archaeology, cultural anthropology, geoarchaeology, geology, and GIS: