Professor receives funding for conservation publication, program
Dr. Chris Barnhart, professor of biology at Missouri State University, received a grant of $24,000 to fund the development of “Propagation and Augmentation of the Ouachita Rock Pocketbook.” Financial support for this publication was provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation through the Endangered Species Act, Section 6 Grant F11AP00447 and Missouri State University.
Barnhart also received a grant totaling $15,000 to support the “Mountain Lake Anodonta Propagation” project from the Presidio Trust.
About Missouri State University
Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive metropolitan system with a statewide mission in public affairs, whose purpose is to develop educated persons. The university’s identity is distinguished by its public affairs mission, which entails a campus-wide commitment to foster expertise and responsibility in ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement.
College of Natural and Applied Sciences
The College of Natural and Applied Sciences incorporates more than 20 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs along with one cooperative program offered through a partnership with Missouri S&T. The academic departments that make up the college include: biology; chemistry; computer science; engineering; geography, geology and planning; hospitality and restaurant administration; mathematics; and physics, astronomy and materials science. Students have the opportunity for intense hands-on research and internships through a number of outreach and research centers and work alongside faculty who are producing cutting-edge research in their fields.
New media resources
For more information about MSU, visit www.missouristate.edu. You can also like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, add us to your circle on Google+ and see what’s happening on YouTube. Receive notification of Missouri State news releases as soon as they are posted by subscribing to our RSS feed.