STEM Spots

Thursdays at 9:45 a.m.

STEM Spots is a weekly look into science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Hosted by Dr. David Cornelison, professor in the department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science at Missouri State University, STEM Spots invites local experts to discuss advances, issues and theories dealing with all matters of STEM.

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This week host Beck Baker speaks with Holly Millan, a current student at Missouri State University. She is completing degrees in Nursing and Biology with an emphasis in Micro-Biology and Bio-Technology.

Listen in as they discuss future employment opportunities for Millan and some of the intricacies of the medical field. 

Listen in this week as Dr. Cornelison talk about the new telescope that will be installed at Barker Observetory near marshfield, MO.

This week on STEM Spots Dr. David Cornelison gives a recap of The American Astronomical Scociety  meeting in Denver, CO. He focouses on the increased number of female scientists giving talks and courses on astrophysics.

This week on STEM Spots host Becky Baker continues our Women in STEM series with guest and former student Johnna Headerson. Headerson works on the Missouri State campus in the JVEC center. The JVEC Center is a research and development center on campus. They mainly focus on nano technology. Listen in to learn more.

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This week on STEM spots host Becky Baker continues the Women in STEM series. Today she speaks with Dr. Alicia Mathis, head of the Biology department at Missouri State University. 

Listen in as they discuss the study of salamanders that Dr. Mathis has beeen producing with research students over the past few years.