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june-2024-vogel-jamaica
APSU professor serving as lifeline to Jamaican math students and teachers

Dr. Jackie Vogel, the chair of APSU's Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has made annual treks to the island as part of an outreach program at local schools.

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Austin Peay to buy airport hangar, fueling future growth of aviation science program
Austin Peay to buy airport hangar, fueling future growth of aviation science program

Austin Peay State University is set to buy a 13,700-square-foot hangar at Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport for $780,000, enhancing its aviation science program. The facility will provide essential space for aircraft and classrooms, supporting the program's growth and student success.

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SGI, APSU professor featured in Forbes editorial by former Sen. Bill Frist

Austin Peay's Southeastern Grasslands Institute (SGI) made national headlines this week in an editorial penned for Forbes by Dr. Bill Frist, former Tennessee senator and chair of the global board of The Nature Conservancy, the world's largest conservation nonprofit.

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New Guimbal added to APSU's helicopter fleet

Austin Peay State University's Aviation Science Program has added a fourth Guimbal aircraft to its fleet at Hangar 5 at Clarksville Municipal Airport, and its state-of-the-art technology will help students familiarize themselves with digital information systems similar to industry standard helicopters.

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Austin Peay's corpse flower finds temporary home at Nashville Zoo

Zeus, Austin Peay State University's corpse flower, is now on display at the Nashville Zoo during his 2024 bloom and will stay at the facility while the College of STEM's storm-damaged greenhouse is repaired.

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Austin Peay's Southeastern Grasslands Institute hires first tribal liaisons

Corlee Thomas-Hill, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), and Gabrielle Patterson (Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb), a historian with a focus on Native American and early American history, will work to advance SGI's partnership with Native American tribes on regional grassland conservation.

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APSU's Lab Explorer Camp receives funding from Nashville Predators Foundation

The $5,000 Helper Grant will support the APSU College of STEM's Lab Explorer Camp, a week-long chemistry and biology experience that will bring middle schoolers to campus from June 24-28.

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APSU announces Summer 2024 Observatory Nights

The Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy will host its Summer 2024 Public Observatory Nights on June 15, July 13 and Aug. 10 at the APSU School Farm at 1991 Pickens Road.

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Austin Peay's College of STEM approves five faculty for tenure

Dr. Karen Meisch, dean of the College of STEM, congratulated Austin Peay's newly-minted tenured professors and said they have demonstrated excellence inside and outside the classroom.

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CoSTEM Govs set for Summer 2024 European tour

Seven Austin Peay State University students from the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will embark next week on an annual summer trek from Clarksville to Europe as part of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) IRES Grant Program.

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Graduating scholars earn APSU's most prestigious student awards

Two students preparing to graduate from Austin Peay State University (APSU) - senior biology major Emma Dalton and graduate history major Madeline Thompson - recently earned the University's top student accolades during the APSU Student Organization and Leader Awards.

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The Innovation Experience: APSU students explore new frontiers at annual STEM showcase

The APSU College of STEM's third annual Innovation Experience showcased students' cutting-edge work to the public while enabling industry partners to recruit for their organizations.

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Cicadas galore: APSU's Science on Tap to explore historic insect emergence on May 7

Join Dr. Donald Sudbrink at APSU's next Science on Tap event on May 7 as he explores the historic co-emergence of adjacent 13-year and 17-year cicada broods, a rare phenomenon occurring for the first time since 1803.

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Molecules in Motion: APSU students harness VR to break ground in chemistry education

On the third floor of the Sundquist Science Center, a group of enterprising Austin Peay State University students are pushing the boundaries of virtual reality, one molecule at a time.

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Austin Peay's Southeastern Grasslands Institute joins National Park Service to restore over 3,000 acres of grasslands

The Southeastern Grasslands Institute at Austin Peay State University is partnering with the National Park Service on an $8.8 million project to restore native grasslands across 35 national parks in the eastern United States.

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APSU professor's radiologic technology advocacy receives national attention

Dr. Jennifer Thompson, a professor in Austin Peay State University's Department of Allied Health Sciences specializing in radiologic technology, was recently honored with several prestigious national awards and recognitions for her advocacy work and contributions to the field.

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APSU's Health Professions Building takes shape at topping out ceremony

Austin Peay State University marked a major step toward the completion of its new Health Professions Building with a topping out ceremony on March 22. The 114,600-square-foot project broke ground in August 2023 and aims to provide a first-class educational environment for students in Austin Peay's health professions programs.

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APSU announces winners of annual Great Green Idea sustainability contest

Austin Peay State University's annual Great Green Idea contest showcases innovative student sustainability initiatives. Winners proposed solar energy implementation, a campus-wide tag sale, and a resource-sharing program to reduce overconsumption and promote equal access to education resources.

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APSU research symposium to showcase student excellence April 3

Austin Peay students will showcase their innovative research to the public during the Annual Student Research and Scholarly Activity Symposium on April 3.

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APSU launches National Society of Black Engineers chapter

Austin Peay State University is expanding opportunities for students of color to enter STEM fields with the launch of a National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter on campus. 

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Dr. Stefan Woltmann named director of APSU's Center of Excellence for Field Biology

Austin Peay State University has named Dr. Stefan Woltmann as the new director of its Center of Excellence for Field Biology, effective August 2024. Woltmann has served as the center's interim director since 2022 and as one of its principal investigators since 2014.

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march-2024-pi-day
APSU to celebrate Pi Day in style at Fortera Stadium

APSU's Department of Mathematics and Statistics is inviting students to celebrate Pi Day with pie-eating contests, races and more. Registration is open to all students, regardless of major.

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IT student and multi-talented musician thrives at Austin Peay
IT student and multi-talented musician thrives at Austin Peay

Caleb Gregory, a sophomore IT major at Austin Peay State University, balances his passion for technology and music, excelling in both fields while embracing the diverse opportunities the university offers.

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APSU professor spreading the MLS gospel in Montgomery County

Dr. Heather Phillips is raising awareness of the vital but overlooked role of medical laboratory scientists (MLS) through recruitment presentations at local high schools in Clarksville-Montgomery County, which have helped double APSU's MLS program enrollment.

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Eight APSU researchers present at Posters at the Capitol

Student researchers from Austin Peay State University's College of STEM and Middle College presented in front of lawmakers and legislators at the annual Posters at the Capitol event on Feb. 14 in Nashville.

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APSU student astrophysicist presents at national conference

From music major to astrophysicist, Li Loy's journey at APSU led them to present groundbreaking solar research at the American Geophysical Union's annual conference. The national gathering drew more than 25,000 scientists and provided Loy with the opportunity to grow and build relationships in the field.

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New collaborative camp offering coming to Austin Peay this summer

Austin Peay State University's College of STEM has a unique offering coming to campus from June 24-28 --a collaborative camp for students interested in the inner workings of a laboratory, with the goal of inspiring enthusiasm for the fields of chemistry and biology.

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Austin Peay study works to unravel the begging behaviors of burying beetles
Austin Peay study works to unravel the begging behaviors of burying beetles

Dr. Kyle Benowitz, a professor at Austin Peay State University, is advancing the understanding of evolutionary biology through his research on the parenting behaviors and genetic factors of burying beetles, offering broader insights into social behaviors across species.

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Dew Accepted to ASRT Student Leadership Development Program
Dew Accepted to ASRT Student Leadership Development Program

Brisyn Dew, a radiologic technology student at Austin Peay State University, has been selected for the ASRT Student Leadership Development Program, drawing from his personal medical experiences to become an empathetic leader in the medical imaging field.

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Austin Peay’s Dr. Kallina Dunkle wins Inclusion Champion Award for DEI work
Austin Peay's Dr. Kallina Dunkle wins Inclusion Champion Award for DEI work

Dr. Kallina Dunkle, Associate Dean and Professor at Austin Peay State University, received the Inclusion Champion Award for her extensive DEI efforts, including establishing the CoSTEM Diversity Committee and promoting inclusivity initiatives across the campus.

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