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USI professor tests local water safety

Map of sample locations around the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area

Bowman Clark, News Editor

February 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Chemistry at USI Brian Bohrer was unsure about the safety of lake water at the Bluegrass Fish and Wildlife Area. According to, “The Amaz Coal company began mining operations in October 1973, and ceased operations in 1993.” The strip mine eventually filled wit...

Federal research partnership focuses on pyrotechnic pollutants

Kyle Brown, a senior mechanical engineering major, works hands on for a lab during his engineering strength of materials course last semester in the Business and Engineering Center.

Bowman Clark, Junior Copy Editor

November 13, 2018

USI and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division strengthened a decade-long relationship with a new research agreement last month.   The Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), signed Oct. 22, outlines the legal framework for USI labs and the federal labs at NSWC Crane to...

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