Author: Andrew Careaga

Gaming research may unlock secrets of ‘flow’

Posted by on April 23, 2018

As an undergraduate, Tejaswini Yelamanchili used to spend hours a day playing video games like Counter-Strike and Age of Empires. Time would speed by – hours seemed like minutes – as she focused on the process of gaming. Now a graduate student at Missouri S&T, she’s spending much of her time getting others into gaming as part of her research to better understand how the brain works when players are in the zone.

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Missouri S&T’s economic impact to state: $404 million, 5,549 jobs

Posted by on April 17, 2018

Missouri S&T contributed more than $404 million to the state’s economy during the fiscal year that ended last June, according to a new report released today (Tuesday, April 17) by the University of Missouri System.

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After Uber, Tesla incidents, can artificial intelligence be trusted?

Posted by on April 9, 2018

Given the choice of riding in an Uber driven by a human or a self-driving version, which would you choose?

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Missouri S&T alumni Kristie and John Gibson contribute $1 million for arena renovation

Posted by on March 28, 2018

Missouri S&T alumni John Gibson and Kristie (Capps) Gibson have contributed $1 million in support of a major arena renovation in the university’s Gale Bullman Building. Their gift will fund enhancements to the arena where Missouri S&T’s NCAA Division II men’s and women’s basketball teams play.

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Lab expansion receives $300,000 gift from ARCO Construction Co.

Posted by on March 12, 2018

A major lab expansion at Missouri University of Science and Technology has received $300,000 in funding from ARCO Construction Co. Inc., a St. Louis-based general contracting firm. The contribution will support one of the university’s top priorities, the Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML).

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Area poets invited to submit works for PoetSpeak reading

Posted by on March 12, 2018

The annual PoetSpeak poetry reading will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Christ Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Main St. in Rolla. This event features regional poets and is sponsored by Arts Rolla and the Missouri S&T department of arts, languages and philosophy. 

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Missouri S&T partners with UMKC, MU on national security research involving UAVs

Posted by on March 3, 2018

Missouri S&T’s expertise in electrical and computer engineering will play a role in a new, federally funded national security research project led by the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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A conversation on race

Posted by on February 28, 2018

As the annual celebration of Black History Month at Missouri S&T comes to an end, we begin a series of articles exploring issues brought to light by the university’s campus climate survey. In “A conversation on race,” the first of this series, Missouri S&T students of color discuss racial issues.

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Missouri S&T student gets first look at new Boeing aircraft

Posted by on February 1, 2018

Missouri S&T aerospace engineering student Katie Frogge is one of the first members of the public to get an inside look at the cockpit of a new Boeing aircraft and to test its advanced training system.

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