Monday, December 10, 2018
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., a top 200 environmental firm in the nation headquartered in Pittsburgh, recently invited Point Park University graduate students to join them on a client project measuring stream flow in Schenley Park.
Monday, July 25, 2016
More than 50 high school students registered for the annual CSI summer camp at Point Park, held July 12-15 this year, making it the largest high school group the forensic science program has hosted at the University.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Forty-two gifted education students from Upper St. Clair School District's Boyce Middle School visited Point Park's CSI House March 10, engaging in hands-on crime scene work and a fiber analysis lab while learning about the forensic science field.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Post-baccalaureate secondary education biological sciences student Andrew Rauluk recently earned the ETS Recognition of Excellence Award for his outstanding performance on the Praxis® II test.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Ecology students Michael Bowen and Matthew Love recently shadowed a nationally-recognized dinosaur expert at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, ranked one of the top five natural history museums in the country.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Through their lab work on tree growth and wetland vegetation, students taking Botany 205 with Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D., are learning about the conservation of floodplain wetlands (which play a critical role in flood control) in the Pittsburgh region.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental science at Point Park University, recently gave a research presentation on the "Conservation Assessment on Fishing Creek in Columbia and Sullivan Counties," at the 2013 Susquehanna River Basin Commission Water Science Forum.
Monday, May 6, 2013
A group of Point Park biological sciences, biotechnology, forensic science and premedical and preprofessional studies majors recently spent their Saturday helping to plant 300 trees and shrubs on Sycamore Island, located just outside of Pittsburgh on the Allegheny River.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Students taking the botany course taught by Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental science, recently stepped out of the classroom and literally "into the field" for their shadowing assignments.