Month: December 2016

16 noteworthy moments from 2016

Posted by on December 29, 2016

A record-breaking baseball season, new support for graduate education, two Miners in the Olympics, a roof on fire, and a professor who earned a spot on Jeopardy! — as a clue.

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A recipe for success

Posted by on December 27, 2016

Baking industry niche leads graduate to Clif Bar boardroom Growing up in suburban St. Louis, Rich Berger’s career aspirations were far from singular.

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S&T historian’s latest book focuses on Jewish post-Holocaust reconstruction in France

Posted by on December 21, 2016

After World War II, French Holocaust survivors returned to their homes in Paris to find them stripped of personal belongings and occupied by new inhabitants. Attempts to reclaim those belongings were key in efforts to rebuild Jewish political and social inclusion after the war, says Dr. Shannon Fogg, chair and professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Dr. Joseph H. Senne Jr. died Dec. 20

Posted by on December 21, 2016

Dr. Joseph H. Senne Jr., professor emeritus and former chair of civil engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, died Dec. 20, 2016.

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on December 21, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented two Awards of Professional Distinction during winter commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 17. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Doe Run donates $40,000 to Missouri S&T for new spectrometer

Posted by on December 21, 2016

With 50,000 new employees needed in the mining industry by 2019, and 3.5 million manufacturing jobs expected over the next decade, The Doe Run Co. understands the importance of educating the next generation of the workforce. The company recently donated $40,000 to Missouri University of Science and Technology toward the purchase of an X-ray fluorescence (XRF) Spectrometer for its geology, mining and metallurgical engineering programs.

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S&T student earns Department of State scholarship to study abroad

Posted by on December 20, 2016

Devin Potter, a sophomore in history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This scholarship helps give students the opportunity to study aboard by providing up to $5,000 toward internships or studies in foreign locations.

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Mollenkamp named assistant vice chancellor for business services at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 20, 2016

John Mollenkamp, acting director of the Missouri Department of Revenue, has been named assistant vice chancellor for business services. He will begin his duties at Missouri S&T on Monday, Jan. 9. Mollenkamp replaces Randy Stoll, who recently retired. Mollenkamp will report to Walt Branson, vice chancellor for Finance and Administration. He will direct the department of business services and provide direction to the manager of campus printing and mail operations.

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16 important research stories of 2016

Posted by on December 19, 2016

A wearable wristband to monitor patients with dementia. Award-winning research on a method to clean up lead mine tailings sites. A reliable and more accessible way to diagnose breast cancer. These are among the many notable innovations and discoveries made by Missouri University of Science and Technology professors and students in 2016. Here are 16 that […]

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Voss stresses thinking, safety and diversity at S&T commencement

Posted by on December 17, 2016

Thomas R. Voss, retired CEO of Ameren and a member of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators, spoke about the importance of safety, diversity and thinking every day during commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Saturday, Dec. 17. In his commencement address, Voss told graduates that he is thankful […]

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