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Category: In The Media

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Professor Interviewed on 60 Second Science Podcast

Dr. Colette Feehan provided insight in the episode To Fight Climate Change: Grow a Floating Forest, Then Sink It

Commerce Magazine April 2021

Montclair State Facilities’ 2019 Green Team in CIANJ’s Commerce magazine

The article highlights the Team’s work to improve water usage throughout campus

Purple urchins consume the remainder of a small giant kelp.

In the Pacific, Global Warming Disrupted The Ecological Dance of Urchins, Sea Stars And Kelp. Otters Help Restore Balance.

When ocean heat waves and a sea star disease devastated kelp forests that are critical to sea life and the California urchin fishing industry, sea otters came to the rescue.

Scott Kight, PhD talks to CBS2 about moths

Happy Moth-er Day!

Associate Dean and Biology Professor, Dr. Scott Kight, had some interesting moth facts for John Elliot from CBS2

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From New Jersey to Graz

A showcase of how Erasmus+ funding made the strong collaboration between Montclair State University and the University of Graz even stronger.

Dr. Marc Favata

A roar, a crash and a major scientific tool that was a piece of New Jersey’s roots is gone

Dr. Marc Favata discusses the Arecibo Observatory, a radio telescope in Puerto Rico, that recently collapsed due to damages.

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Arming Future Data Scientists, Cybersecurity Experts, and Hosting Industry Professionals with Marketable IT Skills

via HostingAdvice, article by Christine Preusler

CSAM Dean, Dr. Lora Billings, CBS2 interview

CSAM Dean Talks with CBS2 about STEM Day

Meteorologist John Elliott visited campus to talk with Dr. Lora Billings about getting kids excited about learning and pursuing science and math

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Why start from scratch when Mother Nature has already gone to work on Liberty State Park interior?

An opinion piece by Frank Gallagher, Claus Holzapfel and Jennifer Krumins published on

Fence at Down Bottom Farms

The Urban Heat Island Effect

Dr. Greg Pope, Department Chair, has work on the urban heat island effect referenced in piece regarding increasing temperatures in NJ cities

2019 Green Teams group photo

MSU PSEG ISS Green Teams Making an Environmental Difference in Newark

88.3FM WBGO takes a look into the Green Teams experience and impact

To what extent does the containment of the virus depend on collaboration between governments of different countries?

Dr. Eric Forgoston, Applied Mathematics and Statistics Chairperson and Professor, gave his response to this question at a Coronavirus press conference.