In the news: Locmelis, Obrist Famer, Sheppard, Tsatsoulis, Smith, Wernke

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On December 3, 2019
  • Dr. Kate Sheppard discusses her book, The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology (Lexington Books, 2017), on a podcast on the New Books Network (NBN). Sheppard’s research focus is on under-represented women in archaeology, particularly during the golden age of Egyptian Archaeology, and Margaret Alice Murray is one she brings to light. The NBN is a consortium of author-interview podcast channels that aspires to raise the level of public discourse by introducing scholars and writers to the international public through new media. Its supporters include the Amherst College Press, Princeton University Press, MIT Press and The University of Michigan Press.
  • Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor for research and dean of graduate studies, provides input on how students can determine if they need to pursue a master’s degree or certificate in an article published Nov. 25. The article, “Graduate Degrees vs. Certificates: Which is Right for You?” is published by Peterson’s educational services company.
  • The study of the impact of flooding on the diffusion of contaminants by Dr. Ryan Smith, Dr. Marek Locmelis and Dr. Jonathan Obrist Farmer, was featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article on Nov. 21. The NSF-funded research was also featured in the Nov. 21 issue of ASEE’s First Bell newsletter, a daily update that is read by many engineering deans, department chairs and scholars.
  • Dr. Kyle Wernke, assistant teaching professor of music, is featured in the St. Louis Public Radio story, “Missouri S&T Music Professor Has Composition Recorded and Played Around the World.” The story by reporter Jonathan Ahl first aired on Nov. 14.

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