Archives for October 12, 2015

Visitors invited to view Jupiter and Mars at S&T Observatory

Mars. Photo courtesy of NASA.

Mars. Photo courtesy of NASA.

The Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory will open its doors before dawn this weekend for visitors to view the conjunction of Jupiter and Mars through its 16-inch telescope. [Read more…]

Haunted Mine a Halloween tradition at Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T's Haunted Mine is open Oct. 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31 at the university's Experimental Mine off Bridge School Road in Rolla.

Missouri S&T’s Haunted Mine is open Oct. 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31 at the university’s Experimental Mine off Bridge School Road in Rolla.

Missouri University of Science and Technology mining engineering students have created things that go bump — and scream! — in the night at this year’s Haunted Mine, which opens Oct. 23 in Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine.

“Examples of rooms are a Frankenstein room, a clown and carnival room and an exorcism room just to give a taste,” says Katherine Burke, a junior in mining engineering. “This year at the mine, we have acquired new props, and all of the rooms have different themes.” [Read more…]

Missouri S&T to honor faculty and alumni during Homecoming

minerfest_homecomingSeven people with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology will be honored during the Miner Alumni Association’s Legends Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 23. The awards banquet is held in conjunction with Missouri S&T Homecoming festivities.

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