Archives for December 2013

13 important news events of 2013

This past year was an eventful year in many respects for Missouri S&T. A new strategic plan, new 3-D printers in the library, new faces in leadership, a new home for a cooperative engineering program in Springfield, Mo., and new books by S&T faculty were among the highlights.

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13 important research stories of 2013

Robotic brains. Glass that can heal bones. A urine test to detect breast cancer. New insights into how Internet use could indicate depression. These were among the most notable advances in research made by Missouri S&T professors and their students in 2013. Here are 13 that were publicized during the year, but are well worth talking about again. [Read more…]

Jentschura elected APS Fellow

Jentschura-Ulrich---edit-file-321-webDr. Ulrich D. Jentschura, associate professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society, one of the world’s largest organizations of physicists.

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Undergrad’s solar house energy analysis published by journal

The energy efficiencies of a solar house could result in significant energy savings, according to research by an undergraduate engineering student at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T named a ‘military-friendly’ university

Soldiers from nearby Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., pose with Missouri S&T cheerleaders and mascot Joe Miner during S&T's annual Military Appreciation Day football game.

Soldiers from nearby Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., pose with Missouri S&T cheerleaders and mascot Joe Miner during S&T’s annual Military Appreciation Day football game.

Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected as a “top military-friendly school” for 2014 by Military Advanced Education and is included in the organization’s “2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities.” [Read more…]

College students’ heavy Internet use shares symptoms of addiction

Young adults who are heavy users of the Internet may also exhibit signs of addiction, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences in a new study that compares Internet usage with measures of addiction. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T awards professional degrees

Missouri University of Science and Technology awarded two honorary professional degrees during winter commencement ceremonies held Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14. The degrees recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Water.org co-founder tells S&T grads to follow their passion

Gary White, co-founder of water.org, speaking at Missouri S&T's December 2013 commencement

Gary White, co-founder of water.org, speaking at Missouri S&T’s December 2013 commencement

Let your passion lead you to address “the world’s greatest needs,” the co-founder of Kansas City, Mo., based Water.org, which helps people in developing nations gain access to safe water and sanitation, told graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]

Kiplinger’s ranks Missouri S&T a top university

MissouriSTlogo-green-web.pngMissouri University of Science and Technology has been named one of the nation’s top 100 public universities, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

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S&T’s Engineers Without Borders plans trip over winter break

Photo courtesy of Missouri S&T EWB.

Photo courtesy of Missouri S&T EWB.

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology is heading to Santiago, Honduras, to help 6,000 people gain access to clean drinking water.

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