Friday, March 11, 2016

[363] MTSU geosciences alumna discusses career path to Washington, D.C.

MURFREESBORO — In the midst of a four-day visit to the MTSU campus she attended as an undergraduate from 2004-08, Jessica Morrison will share about the career path that has taken her from Tennessee to Washington, D.C.

Morrison, who majored in geosciences at MTSU, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Business and Aerospace Building Room S328. A searchable campus parking map is available at

Her talk is open to the public and is a Women in Science Invited Lecture that is a part of National Women’s History Month activities.

Morrison is an assistant editor on government and policy for Chemical and Engineering News, the weekly journal of the American Chemical Society.

Her fields of interest include nuclear research and development, hazardous waste, water pollution, critical materials, the federal budget and biotechnology.

For a second scheduled talk that is open to the public and campus community, Morrison will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, March 4, in Science Building Room 1191.

Morrison earned her doctorate from the University of Notre Dame. She has interned at The Charlotte Observer and Chicago Tribune.

Follow Morrison on Twitter @ihearttheroad.

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