Taking the Next Step: UWG chemistry students go beyond research
"Undergraduate research has always been a pillar of our department," said Dr. Victoria J. Geisler, associate professor of chemistry at University of West Georgia. "Faculty is joining with them, saying, 'Let's take the next step. Let's not only do the research, but now let's present it to a wider audience.'"
Mapping Your Future: Drone Workshop Provides Insight into Geospatial Modeling
After an introductory lesson by Dr. Jeong Seong, professor of geospatial technologies in the University of West Georgia's geosciences department, he led the Saturday workshop group outside. Most of us brought jackets and umbrellas because it had rained all morning.
When Pigs Fly: UWG Celebrates 50 Years of Geosciences with Pig Roast
How often do you chow down on pork burgers one moment, marvel at ancient fossils the next and maybe bid on a silent auction or attend a drone flight workshop while you're there? This year's annual geosciences pig roast at the University of West Georgia tied all these things together and more.
Returning West: UWG Chemistry Alum Researches Learning
A distinct pride resonates though campus when an alum "Returns West" to pursue his or her career. In the case of UWG alum Dr. Logan Leslie--assistant professor in chemistry since fall of 2017, following two years as limited term instructor--this sense of homecoming is not limited to his decision to instruct here. His voyage full circle has an even deeper meaning once you know his history.
The Right Combination: Faculty Expertise Attracts International Math Conference
If you draw a map of the world on a flat surface or plane, painting in countries as you go, what is the least number of colors needed so that no two nations of the same color share a border? The puzzle is deceptively simple. "Four color theorem" - the riddle's answer lies in the name - was not proven until the 1970s and, then, with the assistance of a computer. Welcome to combinatorics as introduced by Dr. Abdollah Khodkar, professor and assistant chair of mathematics at UWG.