Mars rover Curiosity takes a selfie on the planet surface

A story of fire and water on the Red Planet

BY MEGAN BRADSHAW ON DECEMBER 7, 2022 Mike Thorpe ’12 talks about the recent studies published on samples of Mars’ surface

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person wearing headset and holding controller in front of two monitors

NSF-funded research facilitates STEM teaching

BY REBECCA KIRKMAN ON JANUARY 11, 2022 TU professor studies avatar-based classroom simulations in three-year, $3 million NSF grant.

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students examin steam engine

Watch: physics students get hands-on experience aboard WWII-era steam ship

BY HENRY BASTA ON JULY 28, 2022 Professor James Overduin's thermodynamics class applies physics to the real world on WWII-era steam ship

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David Hislop on the Kaʻū Desert in Hawaii

Recent grad's research could have effects on how we study Mars’ surface

BY KYLE HOBSTETTER ON 6/26/2022 David Hislop traveled to Hawaii to compare its sand to Mars

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Tom Krause recieves award from TU President

Faculty, staff celebrated for outstanding service, dedication to TU

BY MATT PALMER ON 4/5/2022 Professor Thomas Krause lauded for 45 years teaching physics

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International student Rohanna Bowers '24 inside the College of Liberal Arts where she studies geology.

Finding out that TU rocks!

BY KYLE HOBSTETTER ON 11/17/2021 International student Rohanna Bowers has come from Jamaica to study geology

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Map of tectonic plate boundaries

Baltimore earthquake ‘rare,’ TU faculty member says

BY CODY BOTELER ON 6/26/2021 David Vanko, dean of the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics, explains why quakes are uncommon in the region.

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portrait of Peggy McNeal

2 faculty awarded grant to better prepare hydrogeology workforce

BY CODY BOTELER ON 6/13/2021 National Science Foundation funds TU faculty to investigate how geoscience students learn

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Professor and students taking water samples

National Science Foundation grant facilitates ‘groundbreaking’ research at TU

BY CODY BOTELER ON 9/23/2020 Grant money will help fund student, faculty research in urban stream geology.

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New science complex

Physics department highlights importance of inclusion and equity

BY CODY BOTELER ON AUGUST 28, 2020 Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences recently accepted into national inclusion and equity alliance

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Speed of light laser

Excuse me, do you know how fast you were going?

BY MEGAN BRADSHAW ON 1/17/2020 TU staff, students measure speed of light with lasers.

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