Archives for November 2016

Changing the game one hat at a time

Missouri S&T volleyball player Ashley Allegri donated for "Be The Match," a worldwide bone marrow transplantation network. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T volleyball player Ashley Allegri donated for “Be The Match,” a worldwide bone marrow transplantation network. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

“If one week of feeling horrible can give someone else even one enjoyable day out of the hospital, I would do it as often as possible.”

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Missouri S&T students named Caterpillar-APEC Scholars

c10030952Four undergraduate students and one doctoral student in materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive annual scholarships through a joint effort with Caterpillar Inc. to promote economic development in the Asia-Pacific region. [Read more…]

S&T’s Lusk on committee to help keep miners safe

Professor Braden Lusk will serve on a national committee to study miners' exposure to respirable coal mine dust. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T professor Braden Lusk will serve on a national committee to study miners’ exposure to respirable coal mine dust.
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A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is part of a national group looking at ways to keep miners — especially underground coal miners — safe.

Dr. Braden Lusk, professor and chair of mining and nuclear engineering at Missouri S&T, is on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee to study occupational exposure to respirable coal mine dust in underground mines. [Read more…]

Ten Tenors to perform at Leach Theatre

ten-tenorsLeach Theatre will host the Ten Tenors for a performance of their show, “Home for the Holidays” as a part of the 2016-17 Campus Performing Arts Series at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Businesses and entrepreneurs – we want your feedback

Business owners and entrepreneurs are encouraged to complete a business needs survey from the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

“If something is keeping a business owner or entrepreneur awake at night, we want to know about it,” says Keith Strassner, director of Missouri S&T’s technology transfer and economic development and the SBTDC service location that it operates. “This survey is a tool to help us better understand what businesses and entrepreneurs in our region need to start, grow or improve their business. What we learn from this will help shape the programs and support we offer.” [Read more…]

Missouri S&T music groups to perform holiday concert

The wind symphony, symphonic band and the winter drumline perform at Leach Theatre. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

The wind symphony, symphonic band and the winter drumline perform at Leach Theatre. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s choirs, Concert Band and Orchestra will present their holiday concert Friday, Dec. 2, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 10th and Main streets in Rolla.

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Missouri S&T pre-med student to shadow doctors in Spain

medical-563427_960_720A Missouri University of Science and Technology student has been accepted into the Atlantis Project, a premedical studies exchange program that allows college students to witness medical practices in a different country.

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Leach Theatre to hold Black Friday-style sale

The Leach Theatre light pole banners and environmental graphics with the Miners Dig Deeper branding.              Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

The Leach Theatre light pole banners and environmental graphics with the Miners Dig Deeper branding. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Leach Theatre at Missouri University of Science and Technology will hold a Black Friday-style sale featuring discounted tickets to select performances from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28.

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S&T engineering students to spend Thanksgiving break in Guatemala

Students from a previous trip work in Guatemala. Photo submitted.

Students from a previous trip work in Guatemala. Photo submitted.

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, to continue its work to help provide access to safe drinking water for the community of approximately 3,000 people.

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S&T students help homeless in GlobalHack

During GlobalHack VI in St. Louis, Missouri S&T student teams won $100,000 and $50,000 for designing ways to help the homeless. GlobalHack photo

During GlobalHack VI in St. Louis, Missouri S&T student teams won $100,000 and $50,000 for designing ways to help the homeless.
GlobalHack photo

Being civic-minded comes with rewards, both emotionally and — for Missouri University of Science and Technology students — financially.

Missouri S&T computer science and computer engineering students competed in GlobalHack 2016 in October in St. Louis, designing software to provide help to the homeless. The team ScoobyDoIt, with S&T juniors in computer science John Bagsby and Seth Kitchen, won the college division and a $100,000 prize. Also on the ScoobyDoIt team were Jacob Baird from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and Tom Hood of Westminster College. [Read more…]