Author: Greg Katski

AI and e-commerce: a perfect storm for retail jobs

Posted by on April 24, 2017

If you work in retail sales, it might be time to explore a new career, according to a Missouri S&T researcher. Dr. Keng Siau, chair and professor of business and information technology, writes in a new research paper that the problem for retail salespeople is two-fold.

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Chemistry professor to conduct collaborative research in Japan

Posted by on April 18, 2017

A Missouri S&T chemistry professor will spend May in Japan, where he will conduct collaborative research and present a series of lectures as a Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

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How World of Warcraft can get you a job

Posted by on April 11, 2017

“Stop playing that stupid video game and get a job.” It’s a sentiment expressed by generations of parents since Pong began invading unsuspecting households in 1975. But what if that “stupid game” could help you get a job, and what if that same game could make you a valuable team member once you had the job? […]

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Biology professor honored as St. Louis science educator of the year

Posted by on April 7, 2017

Dr. Dave Westenberg’s passion for educating school-aged children was recognized with the Academy of Science of St. Louis’ Science Educator Award during the 23rd Annual Outstanding St. Louis Scientists Awards on April 6.

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Military expert addresses 100th anniversary of U.S. entrance into World War I

Posted by on April 6, 2017

It was the “War to End All Wars,” and America’s entrance into the conflict on April 6, 1917, dramatically shifted World War I in favor of the Allies. “The U.S. had a major impact on the outcome of World War I,” says military historian Dr. John C. McManus, the author of 12 books on war […]

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Grant builds bridge between humanities and engineering at S&T

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Missouri S&T students traveling to Latin America for study abroad trips and service projects will soon have the opportunity to learn more about the cultures of the countries they are visiting and earn course credit.

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Not so lost in space

Posted by on March 21, 2017

A pair of teacher education students at Missouri S&T will blast off for the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium on April 3 in Colorado Springs, Colo., and plan to return to campus with new ideas for their future classrooms.

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Research leads to a golden discovery for wearable technology

Posted by on March 16, 2017

Some day, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold, thanks to researchers at Missouri S&T. Writing in the March 17 issue of the journal Science, the S&T researchers say they have developed a way to “grow” thin layers of gold on single crystal […]

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Department of Education grant prioritizes Latin American studies

Posted by on January 30, 2017

Missouri S&T students soon will have even more incentive to study abroad in Central and South America. A team of S&T faculty has received a $93,229 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help fund a new minor in Latin American studies.

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Art of one

Posted by on January 25, 2017

Derek Carpenter’s life came to a standstill in December 2012. Fresh out of college with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Missouri S&T, he was ready to move home to Colorado to start his career as a lab manager. Then the diagnosis came. On a routine checkup, he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. […]

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