Archives for October 28, 2014

Space Week at Missouri S&T starts Nov. 3

998978_160823167453885_128666218_nFour student groups from Missouri University of Science and Technology are hosting “Space Week 2014,” a series of programs designed to educate the public about the wonders of space exploration, engineering and astronomy.

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How engineering could help you survive a zombie apocalypse

Dr. Ivan G. Guardiola's 2012 course dealt with surviving an attack from creatures like these from the TV series "The Walking Dead." (Photo via AMC.)

Dr. Ivan G. Guardiola’s 2012 course dealt with surviving an attack from creatures like these from the TV series “The Walking Dead.” (Photo credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC.)

Not every university prepares budding engineers and managers to survive a zombie apocalypse while teaching them how to manage global supply chains or large-scale industrial operations. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T to co-host graduate student conference

NAGPS_logo_transparentMissouri University of Science and Technology’s Council of Graduate Students will co-host the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) with the University of Missouri-Columbia’s Graduate Professional Council this November.

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Missouri S&T’s India Association to host Diwali Night

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s India Association, an Indian student organization, will host a celebration of Diwali this November. Diwali, one of India’s most vibrant festivals, is popularly known as the festival of lights and represents the triumph of good over evil. The word Diwali is derived from the Sanskrit word “Deepavali” meaning row of lamps.

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Autistic writer and humorist David Finch to speak

Author David Finch, a former engineer diagnosed with autism as an adult, will speak at Missouri S&T on Nov. 5, 2014.

Author David Finch, a former engineer diagnosed with autism as an adult, will speak at Missouri S&T on Nov. 5, 2014.

David Finch, humorist and author of The New York Times best-selling book The Journal of Best Practices, which chronicles his life as an adult with autism, will speak about his experiences in a public presentation Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Leach Theatre on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus. [Read more…]