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  • Southeast Biomedical Student Shares Research Experiences with Board of Regents

    Southeast Missouri State University senior Andrew Behrmann, told the University’s Board of Regents today that Southeast’s programs and faculty have given him the professional experiences, knowledge and leadership skills for launching his career. Behrmann, a senior biomedical sciences and chemistry double major with a minor in physics from Belleville, Illinois, said Southeast provided the undergraduate [...]
  • Southeast Names Five New Department Chairs

    Five academic departments at Southeast Missouri State University will have new chairs when the summer and fall 2020 terms begin. The new leadership and the departments they will chair are: Dr. Tim Judd, Department of Biology; Dr. Dan Daly, Department of Mathematics; Dr. Tamara Zellars Buck, Department of Mass Media; Dr. Jayanti Ray, Department of [...]
  • Southeast Students Prospect for Dinosaur Fossils in Big Sky Country

    There was a time when Southeast Missouri State University senior Rachel Bell questioned the authenticity of dinosaurs. But after fossil prospecting last summer in the Badlands of Montana, the prehistoric reptiles became very real to this wildlife/conservation biology major. “It was a once in a lifetime opportunity,” she said as she cleaned what is believed [...]
  • Southeast Students Present Heart Research at Biomedical Engineering Society Conference

    Two Southeast Missouri State University students recently were selected to present their tricuspid heart valve research at the Biomedical Engineering Society Conference in Philadelphia. “Our research could potentially lead to saving lives in the future,” said Southeast senior Kate Appleman who co-authored the study along with Andrew Behrmann. “My family has a history of heart [...]


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