The path more taken: Footpaths reflect the will and needs of a neighborhood

Footpaths are more than foot traffic—they can reflect the needs of an area, and inform city planners.
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Watershed moment: Scholar’s studies on lakes worldwide sound environmental alarm

Nobel Peace Prize-winning scientist Catherine O'Reilly has been leading international research teams that have discovered climate change has been warming lakes worldwide, threatening the fish and...

Main Street College to explore canine behavior, behavioral psychology

“Going to the Dogs: How our furry friends help us better understand human behavior” is the title of the spring Main Street College event scheduled for March 27.
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Seeing the tapestry of history with GIS

With the help of a College of Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Grant, Kathryn Jasper teamed up with John Kostelnick to help students integrate geographic information systems into their research.
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Extracting natural resources: International scholars to examine impact in Latin America

The series, titled Natural Resource Extraction in Latin America: Society, Environment, and Politics will include scholars from around the globe exploring the social and environmental impact of...
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Northern Hemisphere ice may disappear: Catherine O’Reilly part of international study

Catherine O’Reilly is one of the lead authors of a new international study showing lake ice in the Northern Hemisphere is vanishing due to climate change.
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John Wesley Powell artifacts travel home to Utah from Illinois State University

Dave Malone and Paul Meister of the Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment contributed to the John Wesley Powell legacy by coordinating the transfer of items to the Natural History...
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ISU geology professor awarded $1.7 million NSF grant

Illinois State Associate Professor of Geology Catherine O’Reilly is serving as principal investigator for a $1.7 million National Science Foundation grant to fund Project EDDIE, a series of...
headshot of alumna Rodina Williams, '02 '10

STEM social highlights research, scholarships, careers for underrepresented students

The fair aims to educate students about majors in the STEM fields. The event will include networking with faculty from STEM departments and meeting with successful students from underrepresented...
Jamie Esler in central Iceland.

From glacier to classroom

Jamie Esler has studied glaciers in the arctic and won the Idaho Teacher of the Year award.