Missouri S&T student artists display work in library

A photo from the fall 2016 exhibit. Photo by Jesse Cureton.

The area community is invited to attend an artist reception to view 40 paintings, drawings and sculptures by 25 Missouri University of Science and Technology students and vote for a favorite piece of artwork.

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Third film in S&T Hispanic Film Series to screen in March

The Hispanic Film Series offered by the Missouri University of Science and Technology arts, languages, and philosophy department will continue this March with a viewing of the drama “Here and There.”

The film, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, in Room 104 Physics Building on the Missouri S&T campus. The film will be screened in Spanish with English subtitles. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T bands to make sweet music with the 399th Army Band

The 399th Army Band from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, will join the Missouri University of Science and Technology Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony for a free concert in February.

The concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 10th and Main streets in Rolla.  [Read more…]

Second film in the S&T Hispanic Film Series to screen this month

The Hispanic Film Series offered by the Missouri University of Science and Technology arts, languages, and philosophy department will continue this February with a viewing of the comic satire “3 Beauties.”

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Miner League Theatre Players to perform ‘Almost, Maine’

The Leach Theatre light pole banners and environmental graphics with the Miners Dig Deeper branding. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

The Black Box Theatre is located in Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

The Miner League Theatre Players at Missouri University of Science and Technology will perform “Almost, Maine” by John Coriani this month. [Read more…]

Department of Education grant prioritizes Latin American studies

S&T students pose on a volcano in Guatemala during a class trip.

S&T students pose on a volcano in Guatemala during a class trip.

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. [Read more…]

Art of one

Derek Carpenter poses with a piece of his artwork.

Derek Carpenter poses with a piece of his artwork.

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. He went through eight months of treatment that kept him often bedridden, and often in debilitating pain. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T’s Free Spring Film Series starts Jan. 24

16112952_1874491779450334_1202148420816316740_oView new and classic films during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2017 Free Spring Film Festival. The first film in the series will be the 2016 comedy “Don’t Think Twice.”

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Local artist’s work to be showcased at Leach Theatre

Throughout the spring semester, visitors to Leach Theatre can view a retrospective exhibit by artist Ellen Pearce. Pearce, a Rolla resident who has traveled through much of the U.S. and Europe, primarily uses acrylic paint to create landscapes in hopes of bringing viewers a fresh take on common and uncommon themes.

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Hispanic Film Series starts Jan. 27 at Missouri S&T

The Spanish program in the arts, languages, and philosophy department at Missouri University of Science and Technology will present its third Hispanic Film Series during the spring semester at Missouri S&T. This event is open to the public and free of charge. The series consists of five films presented at 7 p.m. Fridays. All films are in Spanish or Portuguese with English subtitles.

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