College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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MXene researchers find 2-D transition metal carbides react with water, opening a door to their unknown chemistry

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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Researchers at Missouri S&T have discovered that two-dimensional (2-D) titanium carbide materials, or MXenes, can react with water with no other oxidizers involved. Their finding may lead to new insights into the unusual chemistry of MXenes and consequently have impacts on MXenes’ storage and device manufacturing.

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Jan. 24 opening of Hispanic Film Festival broadens S&T’s cultural offerings

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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For the fifth consecutive year, Missouri University of Science and Technology is pleased to present its Hispanic Film Festival of five movies that begin on January 24 and end on April 25. The screenings are free of charge and open to the S&T campus and the general public of Rolla and surrounding communities.

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U.S. News ranks 15 S&T programs among top online graduate offerings

Posted by on January 15, 2019

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Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree online have 15 nationally ranked programs to choose from at Missouri University of Science and Technology. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs rankings, released today (Tuesday, Jan. 15), include Missouri S&T’s online MBA program, 12 online graduate programs in engineering, and programs that are highly ranked in U.S. News’ non-MBA business and computer information technology categories.

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S&T powers high-tech, living laboratory with new microgrids to study advanced lead battery technologies

Posted by on January 10, 2019

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Missouri S&T has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a living laboratory of solar homes S&T students designed to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.

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Janet Kavandi selected for US Astronaut Hall of Fame

Posted by on January 10, 2019

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Dr. Janet Kavandi, veteran astronaut and a graduate of Missouri S&T, has been selected for induction into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony is scheduled for April 6 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

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18 notable moments of 2018

Posted by on December 23, 2018

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A record-breaking career fair, a decisive bowl game victory, a top ranking on a list of underrated colleges and a visit by rock icon Ozzy Osbourne were among the notable events and achievements of 2018. Here are 18 notable and newsworthy Missouri S&T moments from the year.

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Your brain on art: neuroscientists define the aesthetic experience

Posted by on December 20, 2018

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Imagine you are looking at Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” painting for the first time. What do you experience? Perhaps the first thing you notice is the large amount of blue. Then you might zoom in on details to notice the stars and the rings of paint around them, and then details of the village below, while still examining the blue sky. As you explore the painting, your understanding changes, and so do the pleasurable feelings you receive from the experience.

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak at commencement

Posted by on December 17, 2018

Six graduating students at Missouri S&T were chosen to speak during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T on Saturday, Dec. 15. Two undergraduate students – one representing the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) and one representing the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) – and one graduate student spoke during each ceremony.

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The year in research: 18 stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 17, 2018

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From studies on how DNA could be used to deliver targeted cancer treatments to research on how to develop trust with artificial intelligence to studies on gender bias, traumatic brain injury, electric vehicle charging and more, Missouri S&T faculty and students explored a variety of research topics in 2018. Here are 18 major research stories from S&T for the 2018 calendar year.

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