Author: Greg Katski

Alumna draws, talks ‘trash’

Posted by on January 24, 2017

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A Missouri S&T biological sciences graduate and aspiring artist has illustrated her first book, and it has a decidedly Rolla and mid-Missouri flair to it.

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S&T researchers suggest ants need work-life balance to survive

Posted by on January 10, 2017

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As humans, we constantly strive for a good work-life balance. New findings by researchers at Missouri S&T suggest that ants, long perceived as the workaholics of the insect world, do the same. In fact, according to these researchers, it is imperative that some ants rest while others work to conserve food, energy and resources for […]

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Miner hero

Posted by on December 6, 2016

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One of the first heroes of World War II was a Miner. He was also one of the first U.S. casualties of the war during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago.

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Missouri S&T researcher wants to electronically pick your brain

Posted by on December 2, 2016

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A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology wants to scrap the traditional electronic and paper survey approach to gathering marketing and information systems data in favor of scanning your brainwaves. Dr. Keng Siau, professor and chair of the business and information technology department, is looking at using an electroencephalogram (EEG) headset to pick […]

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Merfeld-Langston named chair of arts, languages, and philosophy at S&T

Posted by on December 1, 2016

Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston, associate professor of French at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the department of arts, languages, and philosophy. She served as interim chair of the department from Jan. 1-Oct. 31. “In the nearly one year that she has spent as interim department chair, Dr. Merfeld-Langston has advocated […]

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Honglan Shi: Water woman

Posted by on November 10, 2016

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When foul-tasting and potentially toxic water reaches Missouri residents, water utility supervisors know who to call: Dr. Honglan Shi.

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Mead-making Miners

Posted by on October 25, 2016

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One Missouri S&T alumnus reached deep into the past to determine his and his family’s future. Patrick Martin graduated in 2011 with degrees in chemistry and biological sciences. Today he practices the ancient art of mead-making at his family’s winery, Martin Brothers Winery, using his extensive education and passionate interest in microbiology as his muse. […]

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Lighting a fire

Posted by on September 27, 2016

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Five years into volunteering for the Rolla Rural Fire District (RRFD), Missouri S&T student Chris Franklin thought of one more way he could give back to the department. Franklin enrolled in Sarah Stanley’s marketing for nonprofits four-­week summer course. The majority of class time was to be spent developing marketing materials for local nonprofit Phelps […]

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Research by Missouri S&T faculty could prevent next major human-related disaster

Posted by on August 30, 2016

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Headline-grabbing disasters like the Chernobyl nuclear incident and the Exxon Valdez oil spill could have been prevented through better labor practices, like shorter shifts and more structured shift rotations, say two Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers in a new book on risk management.

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The Science of Softball

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Softball is a sport of nuances. The slightest shift in a batter’s stance or in the angle of a pitcher’s arm can have a profound impact on an at-bat, a game and, sometimes, a season. Subtle changes in mechanics can be the difference between a batter striking out and lacing a home run to win […]

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