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Orientation slideshows available online

During the freshman and transfer student orientation sessions, incoming science majors register for fall classes. Academic advisors present a brief slide show to explain the programs offered by the science departments and guide the students through the registration process. The slides from those presentations are now available online in PDF format. (Note that these are relatively large files and may take a while to download depending on your internet connection.)

Download the freshman slideshow.
Download the transfer orientation slideshow.

Thursday
6/11/2015

Freshman orientation 1

June 11-12 is the first of three freshman orientation sessions held on campus. Students that will be enrolling in the Fall Semester are given a preview of what their life will be like as a Delta State student.

More information on summer orientation…

Tuesday
6/16/2015

Transfer student orientation 1

June 16th is the first of two orientation sessions for transfer students. Students that will be enrolling in the Fall Semester are given a preview of what their life will be like as a Delta State student.

More information on summer orientation…

Tuesday
6/23/2015

Freshman orientation 2

June 23-24 is the second of three freshman orientation sessions held on campus. Students that will be enrolling in the Fall Semester are given a preview of what their life will be like as a Delta State student.

More information on summer orientation…

Thursday
7/9/2015

Freshman orientation 3

July 9-10 is the third of three freshman orientation sessions held on campus. Students that will be enrolling in the Fall Semester are given a preview of what their life will be like as a Delta State student.

More information on summer orientation…

Tuesday
7/14/2015

Transfer student orientation 2

July 14th is the second of two orientation sessions for transfer students. Students that will be enrolling in the Fall Semester are given a preview of what their life will be like as a Delta State student.

More information on summer orientation…

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Tuesday
9/9/2014

Sciences receive scanning electron microscope

SEM installation

Students and faculty in the sciences will soon be better equipped to engage in diverse scientific research in biology, chemistry, and environmental science thanks to the acquisition of a new scanning electron microscope (SEM), attained with funding through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Nina Baghai-Riding, as principle investigator on the grant, worked closely with the Office of Institutional Grants to secure the grant. A number of the scienc facutly collaborated in the grant proposal including: Dr. John Tiftickjian, Dr. Barry Campbell, Dr. Charles Smithhart, Dr. Jira Katembe, and Dr. Séverine Groh.

The instrument will be used for various research projects and in the classroom in courses such as anatomy and physiology, parasitology, plant anatomy, environmental chemistry, cell biology, and plant systematics.

The SEM magnifies images up to 300,000 times normal size, well beyond the capability of ordinary light microscopes and can also be used for x-ray analysis of samples to determine there elemental composition.

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