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  • 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 [...]
  • Southeast Biology Student’s Heart Research Aims to Save Lives

    Southeast Missouri State University student Rutradarshini Asokan hopes studying and researching the heart can help save lives and prepare her to be a successful cardiovascular surgeon. Asokan, of Seremban, Malaysia, a senior biology major, biomedical sciences option, with a chemistry minor, was recently selected to present her heart atria and valve research at the Biomedical [...]
  • 2019: A Southeast Year in Review

    2019 was a remarkable year of achievement at Southeast. From reaffirmation of our Higher Learning Commission accreditation and innovation in academic programs to new partnerships and facilities, and athletic accomplishments, Southeast continues to look to the future while maintaining our ever present commitment to student success. As 2019 comes to a close, we look back at some of [...]


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