Archives for January 22, 2016

Three S&T students selected for UM System entrepreneurship program

Three Missouri University of Science and Technology students have been selected for the 2016 cohort of the University of Missouri System Entrepreneurial Scholars and Interns Program. A total of 18 students from the four UM System campuses were selected. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T saxophonist selected for Missouri All-Collegiate Band

mmeaCarol Pint, a senior in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology from Evanston, Illinois, has been chosen to perform with the Missouri All-Collegiate Band at this month’s Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) Conference.

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Chinese Spring Festival is Jan. 31 at S&T

Chinese spring festival 2016-PJE editThe Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) at Missouri University of Science and Technology invites the area community to attend its annual Spring Festival, also called the Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year, on Sunday, Jan. 31.

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Elvis’ first venture to Las Vegas flopped, writes historian

Elvis Presley may have wowed teens during his concerts, but his first visit to Las Vegas nearly 60 years ago was disastrous and left the young singer all shook up, writes Missouri S&T's Larry Gragg (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Elvis Presley may have wowed teens during his concerts, but his first visit to Las Vegas nearly 60 years ago was disastrous and left the young singer all shook up, writes Missouri S&T’s Larry Gragg (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Beginning with “one electrifying night” in 1969 and continuing through the mid-1970s, Elvis Presley reigned as Las Vegas’ top nightclub act. But his first attempt to win over fans in that city 60 years ago was “a painful setback” for the young performer, writes a Missouri S&T historian. [Read more…]