Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences


Dec 19, 2018
From excavating an abandoned town to fighting viral infections to restoring a prairie, Wright State University faculty and students are undertaking numerous and important research endeavors.
Nov 6, 2018
Wright State grad Sara Toms-Bergquist turned her love of geology into a career as a park ranger.
Sep 28, 2018
Two Wright State graduate students were honored for developing a model that could be used to help patients with sickle cell disease better manage their pain.
Aug 2, 2018
Students and faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences turned land off University Drive between the Nutter Center parking and Mini University into a prairie.
May 31, 2018

As a first generation college student, Allison Savoie, known as Ally by most, started her undergraduate program with a clear vision of her future. That is to become a professor to teach and do research. And she immediately took the initiative to make that happen.

As a sophomore she volunteered in the Earth & Environmental Sciences (EES) laboratory of assistant professor Silvia Newell, PhD, and quickly progressed to conducting her own research. Newell commented, "Ally is committed...

May 17, 2018
2015 Wright State graduate Elizabeth Freeman works as a geologist at a gold mine near Juneau, Alaska.
Mar 9, 2018
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics.
Jan 5, 2018
Megan Reed stays active through the university scuba program, conducting research in an earth and environmental sciences lab and serving in the Ohio Air National Guard.
Jan 2, 2018
EES Top Scholar Justin Myers
We are proud to feature Justin Myers as the 2017 Top Scholar for the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences. Justin graduated spring 2017 and has continued his work as manager in the Newell lab while begining graduate school.
Sep 7, 2017
Chuck Ciampaglio is among only a handful of scientists worldwide who has studied the megalodon, a prehistoric shark.


View all College of Science and Math News