Missouri S&T’s summer camps instill excitement in youth

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host 17 camps this summer that offer students of all ages hands-on learning experiences. They can learn about explosives, make a microsatellite, hone their leadership skills and learn what it takes to have a career in science, technology, engineering or math.

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An example of a gold foil peeled from single crystal silicon. Reprinted with permission from Naveen Mahenderkar et al., Science [355]:[1203] (2017)

Research leads to a golden discovery for wearable technology

Some day, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold, thanks to researchers at Missouri S&T. Writing in the March 17 issue of the journal Science, the S&T researchers say they have developed a way to “grow” thin layers of gold on single crystal […]

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Missouri S&T’s summer camps instill excitement in youth

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host 17 camps this summer that offer students of all ages hands-on learning experiences. They can learn about explosives, make a microsatellite, hone their leadership skills and learn what it takes to have a career in science, technology, engineering or math.

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S&T teacher education students Frances Manahan (from left) and Marisa Tompkins and Rolla Middle School teacher Jessika Zink will attend the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium in April in Colorado Springs, Colo. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Not so lost in space

A pair of teacher education students at Missouri S&T will blast off for the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium on April 3 in Colorado Springs, Colo., and plan to return to campus with new ideas for their future classrooms.

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Top diversity scholar to speak at Missouri S&T April 11

Internationally recognized diversity scholar Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, professor of higher education and director of the Center for Higher Education Enterprise at The Ohio State University, will speak at Missouri University of Science and Technology this April as part of the university’s diversity lecture series.

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David Duvernell named chair of biological sciences at Missouri S&T

Dr. David Duvernell, chair and professor of biological sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, has been named chair of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology. His appointment begins Aug. 1. Duvernell takes over from Dr. David J. Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences, who has served as interim chair since Sept. 1, […]

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Missouri S&T observatory to hold April visitors’ night

The public is invited to view the planet Jupiter through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s telescope on Monday, April 3.

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Missouri S&T’s summer camps instill excitement in youth

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host 17 camps this summer that offer students of all ages hands-on learning experiences. They can learn about explosives, make a microsatellite, hone their leadership skills and learn what it takes to have a career in science, technology, engineering or math.

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S&T students to serve at four locations during spring break

For many college students, spring break is a week to take it easy. But 47 students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will instead spend an eye-opening week learning how others struggle and discovering ways they can help.

The students are involved in Missouri S&T’s Miner Challenge, a week-long alternative break program that gives them a chance to help individuals and communities affected by issues like poverty, homelessness, a lack of access to education and natural disasters, while developing their own leadership skills. This is the 10th year of the program.

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Graduate students recognized for outstanding research posters

From researching how to make ceramics tough enough for aerospace travel to automated learning strategies and developing fibers for windows and eyewear, research by dozens of Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate students was on display last month. On Monday, March 13, Missouri S&T’s office of graduate studies recognized the top presentations during an awards banquet.

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Business owners bullish on business climate

Local business owners are optimistic about business opportunities, according to a survey conducted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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April means gratitude at Missouri S&T

April showers bring May flowers and signal the start of springtime, but at Missouri University of Science and Technology April also signifies the spirit of giving. At Missouri S&T, April is Philanthropy Month, a celebration of giving, growth, pride, progress and philanthropy.

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