• FSU students meet with Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford at the Maryland State House during a legislative immersion trip to Annapolis. (Photo courtesy of the Executive Office of the Governor.)
  • Charming mayflies on a date (Nathaniel Kidd and Haley Guillot in “Time Flies”) contemplating their 24 hours to live are two of the quirky characters you will meet in the production of “Five by Ives” from the Department of Theatre and Dance. The show opens March 1.
  • Frostburg State University students are welcome at PAWS Pantry, a shopping style pantry in the Braddock House that provides food and basic necessities at no cost. PAWS Pantry was created to ease the negative impact that food insecurity has on students. Email Melanie Hutter at mlhutter@frostburg.edu to learn more.
  • Students in FSU’s Economic Botany class studied the sustainability of materials used for dyes in traditional Cherokee basket-making as part of a program in to Cherokee, N.C. Here they are measuring white oak and butternut trees, which are used in the baskets. From left are Cory Mack, Austin Person, Matt Dalgetty, Erika Allen, Lauren Halverson and Makenzy Moore.
  • Robert Bole and Phillip Johnson shared their presentations at the Sustainability Outreach Exhibition, culminating their work for the Intro to Sustainability course. The focus of each of their presentations was the FSU Food Recovery Network and how it benefits the University and the community.
  • FSU will offer new concentrations in its online AACSB-accredited MBA program starting in fall 2018.
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Brent Patterson weighs nanocellulous on scale

Student-Veteran’s Research Impresses at International Conference, Recognized in Congress

Frostburg State student and U.S. Army veteran, Brent Patterson, has had a big year. Patterson not only presented his research on the potential of plant-based bullet-resistant materials at the Materials Science and Technology Conference in Ohio, but he was also awarded three purple hearts.

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Students Learn Real-World Skills Performing With the Maryland Symphony Orchestra

Frostburg State University strives to create real-world experiences where students learn by doing rather than simply reading about it. One such experiential learning effort is the recent partnership between FSU and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra (MSO) made possible through the efforts of FSU’s Cultural Event Series.

Grant Vapor Sensing

Frostburg State and Johns Hopkins Faculty Collaborate on Vapor Sensor Technology

Vapor sensors are critical for modern life, monitoring industrial processes, ensuring air quality, detecting security threats and even aiding in medical diagnostics. One emerging technology offers great promise for cheaper, more versatile vapor sensors: organic semiconductors (OSC). Unfortunately, OSC vapor sensors are not quite ready for widespread use.

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