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Earth & Environmental Sciences Department News

Jun 26, 2017
Rita Ghose, who graduated with a master's in earth and environmental sciences, studies geology to help boost the economy of Bangladesh.
Jun 6, 2017
Through an interdisciplinary sustainability course in Wright State’s Honors Program, students spent a week performing community service in southeast Ohio.
May 23, 2017
Wright State researchers find that emerald ash borer, which is destroying ash trees in a large swath of the United States, can also successfully complete development on olive trees.
May 10, 2017
Wright State creates a 15-acre conservation easement in the woods to protect a rare bat and other endangered species from development.
May 9, 2017
EES Top Scholar Justin Myers

This is the first of a 5-part series of articles featuring Top Scholars from The College of Science and Mathematics.

Top Scholars must have at least a 3.6 GPA and be on track to graduate in the spring. CoSM scholars were nominated by their department chairs and submitted to the dean. From these distinguished nominations, the dean selected a college top scholar. 

We are proud to feature Justin Myers as the Top Scholar...

Mar 24, 2017
Jared Shank, who has degrees in geography and earth and environmental science from Wright State, searches underground for the past as a member of a metal detecting club.
Feb 2, 2017

The College of Science and Mathematics’ Environmental Sciences, Ph.D. program is constructed to provide skills and training to better understand and solve complex environmental problems, such as those caused by anthropogenic pollutants, invasive species, habitat fragmentation and loss of biodiversity, that can affect both human and ecosystem health. Since fall semester, six new students have joined the Environmental Sciences, Ph.D. program. 





Jan 20, 2017
Wright State graduate environmental sciences student Alison Agather and oceanographer and Wright State alumna Katlin Bowman sailed the Arctic Ocean to measure levels of toxic mercury.
Jul 6, 2016
Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo.
Apr 22, 2016
Wright State's National Center for Medical Readiness was the backdrop for students who donned safety harnesses and tested their courage at Calamityville.