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May 05, 2020

COMING FALL 2020: *NEW* Earth and Environmental Science minor


The new Earth and Environmental Science (EaES) minor provides a solid foundation in basic earth and environmental science to support a student who wishes to supplement or focus on a more environmental- or sustainability-focused aspect of their career. Interest in environmental science and sustainability are growing in popularity across the country, in line with the [...]

COMING FALL 2020: *NEW* Earth and Environmental Science minor2020-05-11T13:30:12-05:00
Feb 02, 2020

Wildlife Society distributes record number of meals


The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) state-wide “Share the Harvest Program” provides healthy animal protein through venison donated by sport hunters each year. When a hunter donates a harvested deer to a designated meat processor, the deer is processed just like beef. The meat is then given to charitable organizations to distribute to the needy [...]

Wildlife Society distributes record number of meals2020-02-14T12:54:48-06:00
Jan 01, 2020

Super Science Saturday


January 25, 2020 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Agenstein Remington Halls $3 for students and adults, children 5 and under are free The annual Super Science Saturday event to benefit the St. Joseph Museums will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, in Agenstein and Remington Halls on the campus of [...]

Super Science Saturday2020-01-15T10:10:11-06:00
Sep 09, 2019

Biology Professor Awards Distinguished Faculty Award


Dr.  Thomas Rachow, emeritus, will be receiving the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Award at the Alumni Awards Banquet. Dr. Rachow started at Missouri Western in 1968 and retired this year. Established in 1983, the Distinguished Faculty Award is given to a current faculty member by the Missouri Western State University Alumni Association in recognition of one’s lasting [...]

Biology Professor Awards Distinguished Faculty Award2020-06-11T13:11:47-05:00
Sep 09, 2019

Careers in Chemistry and Biochemistry Open Forum


Careers in Chemistry and Biochemistry Open Forum Hosted by The Alchemist Club September 19, 2019 at 6:00pm Agenstein 324 Going Beyond Your Undergraduate Degree Join the Alchemist Club and Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Math Departments in exploring graduate school, industry, inclusivity in STEM, and Post-graduate options. Pizza and snacks will be provided

Careers in Chemistry and Biochemistry Open Forum2019-09-16T14:03:23-05:00
Sep 09, 2019



Paul Landkamer is returning againthis year with his insect cuisine!Health Department—Learn aboutinsects potentially harmful to humansPreferred Pest Control—Get advice onkeeping your property bug-freeMWSU Biology Department---Students and staff will teach ourguests about aquatic insects as wellas how to use a microscopeMuch Much More...

Mar 03, 2019

Missouri Natural Resource Conference 2019


Eighteen MWSU biology students and three biology professors attended the Missouri Natural Resource Conference in Osage Beach, Missouri. Students presented their own research and internship experiences, as well as attending seminars and networking with professionals. Dr. Cary Chevalier received the E. Sydney Stephens Award. The E. Sydney Stephens Award is the highest honor presented by [...]

Missouri Natural Resource Conference 20192019-03-27T14:21:42-05:00