Month: February 2016

‘Legendary Count Basie Orchestra’ to perform at Leach Theatre

Posted by on February 29, 2016

Eighty-one years after William “Count” Basie founded his orchestra in Kansas City, Missouri, the group will perform on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus as part of the 2015-16 Leach Theatre Campus Performing Arts Series.

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5, In Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at the corner of 10th and Main streets in Rolla.

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Missouri S&T faculty honored for excellence

Posted by on February 23, 2016

Twenty-eight faculty members from Missouri University of Science and Technology were honored for excellence and achievement in research, service and teaching during an awards ceremony held on the Missouri S&T campus on Feb. 22. Each award winner received a monetary stipend funded by industry and alumni contributions.

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STEM superhero

Posted by on February 23, 2016

Steph Evans is out to change the way people look at engineering – and at engineers.

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S&T Performing Arts groups to host joint concert

Posted by on February 23, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s arts, languages, and philosophy department will present a concert titled “An Evening of Performing Arts” this March. The event will feature performances by students and community members involved in S&T’s performing arts programs.

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Missouri S&T prepares for 108th St. Pat’s celebration

Posted by on February 22, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing to celebrate the 108th annual “Best Ever” St. Pat’s celebration. The theme for this year’s celebration is “St. Pat goes to the movies.”

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Visiting professor to discuss ‘baloney’ science Feb. 25

Posted by on February 19, 2016

Dr. Charles Adler, professor of physics at St. Mary’s College in Maryland, will discuss the good and bad science presented in popular science fiction books, TV shows and movies as a guest lecturer at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month.

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Student resources panel to be hosted at S&T

Posted by on February 19, 2016

The Rolla community is invited to join an open panel discussion titled “Building Bridges: A Culture of Respect” at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Community members and students can learn more about local culture and about each other in a mediated setting.

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Missouri S&T to host FIRST robotics competition for area high school students

Posted by on February 19, 2016

Hundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and western Illinois will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, March 5, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ to be performed at Leach Theatre

Posted by on February 17, 2016

“Romeo and Juliet,” the Shakespearean tragedy, will be performed by the Aquila Theatre Company on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus this month. The performance is part of the 2015-16 Campus Performing Arts Series.

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Missouri S&T theater students earn performance awards

Posted by on February 16, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s theatrical production of “Good Kids,” which examines attitudes and misconceptions about sexual assault, has earned three awards of excellence from the Kennedy Center. The awards will be presented at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival-Region 6, which will be held Feb. 23-27 at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas.

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