Archives for November 22, 2013

S&T grad is finalist in ‘The Inventern’ with Adam Savage

Missouri S&T graduate Ron Erickson discussing plans to build a Steadicam on "The Inventern."

Missouri S&T graduate Ron Erickson discussing plans to build a Steadicam on “The Inventern.”

Ron Erickson of St. Louis, a 2011 information science and technology graduate from Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of three finalists in a competition to select the Adam Savage’s next assistant – “The Inventern” at Savage’s website, tested.com. [Read more…]

‘Birth of Las Vegas’ program to be rebroadcast on KMST

'Bright Light City,' by S&T historian Larry Gragg, was published in April 2013

‘Bright Light City,’ by S&T historian Larry Gragg, was published in April 2013

A panel discussion about the birth of Las Vegas that features Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Teaching Professor and chair of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will air at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, on public radio station KMST. [Read more…]

S&T to offer STEM-focused elementary ed program

A student works with children at one of Missouri S&T's summer camps.

A student works with children at one of Missouri S&T’s summer camps.

In an effort to help the United States regain its competitive edge in math and science, Missouri University of Science and Technology will offer a new elementary education program to emphasize these subjects, beginning fall 2014. Graduates of the program will be prepared to share their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with kindergarten through 6th grade students. [Read more…]

New radio talk show to enlighten and energize

Dr. Joseph Smith, photo by B.A. Rupert.

Dr. Joseph Smith, photo by B.A. Rupert.

A new talk radio show covering everything energy related will soon be heard on public radio station KMST at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Everything from the current state of energy usage to innovations in small modular nuclear reactor technology will be discussed.

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