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Microbiology class to research Tiny Earth in a collaborative effort to discover new bacteria

08 March 2019

Students in Jason Ghumm’s microbiology class will be viewing the earth from a much different perspective following spring break. The class will delve into a new program, Tiny Earth, which is a crowd sourcing effort to find new antibiotics. The current rate microbes are becoming resistant to antibiotics is making it critical to discover any antibiotics that are naturally occurring.

Pratt Community College Student Visits NASA

21 November 2014

Pratt Community College student Silvia Alvarez recently spent three days at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas to participate in the National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS).

Alvarez, originally from Pratt, was selected as one of 40 community college students from across the U.S. and was the only student selected from Kansas. 

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