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Helping STEM Pioneers Succeed

An interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Dirk Vanderklein (Biology) and funded by the National Science Foundation’s Education Dept. seek to help first generation students succeed in STEM majors. Others on the project include Nina Goodey (Chemistry), Joshua Galster (EAES) and Julie Dalley (Research Academy for University Learning)

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CSAM Faculty Validate EPA’s Hackensack River Contamination

Dr. Michael Kruge, EAES and Dr. Kevin Olsen, Chemistry, studied sediment samples collected by the EPA from the Hackensack River that indicate the riverbed is laced for 22 miles with a toxic cocktail made up of dozens of contaminants, from its mouth in Newark Bay up to the Oradell Reservoir. Wochit

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Professor Receives Prestigious Presidential Award

Award is nation’s top honor for scientists and engineers in early stages of their research careers

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Spend Winter Break in Vietnam

Montclair State University’s Earth and Environmental Studies Department offers this study abroad program for students in any major, giving them the opportunity to examine the current issues, challenges and conditions of an urban environment in Southeast Asia.

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Montclair State Hosts Earth Day Press Conference with U.S. Senators Booker and Menendez

Senators announce legislative effort to prohibit seismic offshore fossil fuel exploration in N.J.

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Montclair launches Green Businesses Recognition Program

NorthJersey.com describes Montclair’s efforts to provide Green Certification to Montclair businesses with the help of the PSEG Institute.

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Professor Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Five-year grant funds innovative research and education project

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Margaret and Herman Sokol Fellowships and Grant Awards

A summer research fellowship, a fellowship for graduating seniors pursuing a PhD and a faculty/student research grant.

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Green Team Opportunities

Undergraduate Internships and Graduate Assistant positions available working with local businesses on sustainability projects.

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Montclair State featured in the Princeton Review’s Green Colleges

The Princeton Review recently released its guide of the 353 Green Colleges, our stats are broken down on page 112.

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PhD student publishes in Paleoceanography

Threshold behavior of a marine-based sector of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet in response to early Pliocene ocean warming, led by Melissa Hansen along with Earth and Environmental studies professor Dr. Sandra Passchier

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On a Rescue Mission – Biology students partner with NJDEP to save turtles

The Jersey Tomato Press