Month: January 2018

S&T grad featured in Super Bowl commercial

Posted by on January 31, 2018

This year’s Super Bowl ad lineup has a Rolla connection. Kevin Fahrenkrog, a 1988 Missouri S&T graduate, is featured in Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Super Bowl commercial for its Budweiser brand, and a nonprofit co-founded by alumnus Gary White is the subject of Stella Artois’ Super Bowl ad.

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New MXene materials could capture wasted frictional energy from smartphones, and more

Posted by on January 31, 2018

Imagine that every time you tapped out a message on your smartphone, it would create electric power instead of sapping your phone’s battery. That scenario could one day be a reality, according to a researcher at Missouri S&T.

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S&T Ballet and Dance Club to perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Posted by on January 31, 2018

The Missouri S&T Ballet and Dance Club will present an adaptation of Beauty and the Beast on the S&T campus Feb. 9-11.

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Leach Theatre to host a “Million Dollar Quartet”

Posted by on January 29, 2018

Leach Theatre will host a performance of the Broadway musical “Million Dollar Quartet” as a part of the 2017-18 Campus Performing Arts Series at Missouri S&T this month. The musical chronicles a 1956 “jam session” that is now considered to be a seminal moment in rock and roll history.

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Missouri S&T invites public comment for accreditation

Posted by on January 26, 2018

Missouri S&T invites comments from the public about the university in preparation for a periodic evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

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Missouri S&T to participate in $9.7M oil, gas exploration project in southeastern U.S.

Posted by on January 25, 2018

A Missouri S&T geologist is part of a four-campus research team that will receive nearly $10 million from the U.S. Department of Energy and several energy companies in a bid to boost unconventional oil and gas recovery in the interior southeastern United States. The project is part of a $30 million investment by the federal agency’s Office of Fossil Energy to boost production in reservoirs with less than 50,000 barrels per day of current production.

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Attend Black History Month events at Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 25, 2018

The community is invited to celebrate Black History Month this February with Missouri S&T. Campus events will take place throughout the month, focusing on the theme of “Black History in the Making.”

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Charges filed against Missouri S&T student for making terroristic threats

Posted by on January 24, 2018

This afternoon, Missouri S&T was notified that the Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney’s office had filed charges against Alexander Beetler, a recently enrolled Missouri S&T student. The charges are related to threats Beetler allegedly made on Sunday, Jan. 21, to open fire on campus with an assault rifle. At the time of the alleged threats, Beetler was […]

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Ameren co-op complements classroom learning

Posted by on January 24, 2018

Elizabeth Popoola, a junior in civil engineering and applied mathematics from Florissant, Mo., landed on Ameren’s radar during her sophomore year at Missouri S&T. As an Ameren scholar, she was invited to attend a Power Hour event hosted by the company.

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AACSB extends business accreditation for Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 23, 2018

Missouri S&T is one of 40 higher education institutions worldwide to receive an extension of accreditation for its business and information technology degree programs by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is the world’s longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools and programs.

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