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Missouri S&T wins Mineral Water Bowl

Posted by on December 2, 2018

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It was a long time between bowl games — 68 years, to be exact — but the Missouri S&T Miners proved they were worthy of the post-season on Saturday (Dec. 1, 2018) with a convincing win over the Minnesota State University Moorhead Dragons in the 2018 Mineral Water Bowl.

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What does it mean to be a Miner?

Posted by on November 16, 2018

For nearly 150 years, our students have been known as the Miners. We asked these six Missouri S&T students to tell us what qualities and characteristics define the term “Miners” in the 21st century, and this is what they said.

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A conversation with student veterans

Posted by on November 6, 2018

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“I’m around a group of true heroes.” That is the first thing Ben Bridges, president of the Student Veteran Association (SVA) at Missouri S&T, says when he’s asked to talk about Missouri S&T students who are also military veterans.

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Air Force commander’s personal compass navigates dynamic military career

Posted by on November 5, 2018

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With a path into military leadership that would map like a complex transit system, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel “Bo” Mahaney just might dispel your preconceived notions of military commanders.

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FYRE program advances freshman’s STEM passion

Posted by on October 23, 2018

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Kaysi Lee came to Missouri S&T last fall with a passion for science that had been nurtured through the years by her female high school science teachers and by her parents. But when she arrived at S&T, she was surprised at how difficult she initially found her STEM coursework.

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Fine Linen Theatre grows into Rolla fixture — with plenty of help from Missouri S&T community members

Posted by on October 16, 2018

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Sixteen years ago, Dr. Keith Nisbett and his wife, Kim, didn’t set out to create an entrenched artistic home for amateur actors across south-central Missouri. As homeschool parents, they simply wanted to provide eldest daughter Amy, then a teenager, with the opportunity to perform on stage.That first show — From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, an adaptation of a popular children’s book — quickly became a full-fledged production. And as the nonprofit theater has laid down roots in Rolla, it’s evolved from a Nisbett family affair into a full-fledged community theater, with a healthy dose of participation by Missouri S&T students, staff, other faculty members and the community.

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’60s S&T rock band reunites for golden performance

Posted by on October 8, 2018

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When students on the Missouri S&T campus in the 1960s weren’t listening to class lectures or lab recitations, their thoughts turned to music, and part of their soundtrack came from a student band called the Jaguars.

Formed in 1964, the Jaguars were a group of students from S&T, Rolla High School and Dixon High School. After winning the “Campus Talent 1966” competition the group went on to provide party music for a decade’s worth of Miners.

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S&T’s Haunted Mine event begins Friday, Oct. 19

Posted by on October 4, 2018

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Mining engineering students at Missouri S&T will once again “haunt” the Experimental Mine in Rolla this Halloween and invite the public to visit.

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Missouri S&T researcher to test low-cost method of strengthening concrete with nanoparticles

Posted by on September 25, 2018

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It’s long been proven that adding nanoparticles to concrete improves the materials’ strength and durability, but the cost of such processes has outweighed the benefits. A Missouri S&T researcher is working on a safer, simpler and potentially more affordable method of combining nanoparticles with concrete.

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Missouri S&T to host ninth annual Celebration of Nations Sept. 29

Posted by on September 18, 2018

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The public is invited to attend Missouri S&T’s Celebration of Nations on Saturday, Sept. 29. This is the ninth annual celebration, which showcases and recognizes the cultural diversity in the Rolla area.

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