2017 Queen of Love and Beauty crowned at Missouri S&T

Missouri University of Science and Technology student Tegan Brand, a senior in geology and geophysics from Watauga, Texas, has been crowned the 2017 Queen of Love and Beauty for the 109th St. Pat’s celebration in Rolla. She was nominated by General Delegation of Independents.

Forty-four candidates for queen were nominated by various student organizations at Missouri S&T. A committee of students elected Brand after a series of interviews. [Read more…]

New Mass Effect game could make or break franchise, researchers say

Screenshot taken from the official Mass Effect 3 website.

The fallout from the poorly received ending of the third video game in the popular series Mass Effect could doom the upcoming release of “Mass Effect: Andromeda,” say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T students shine in case study competition

Participating students and judges for the BIT competition. Photo from the BIT Facebook page.

Fifteen Missouri University of Science and Technology teams, comprised of 57 students, recently competed in a cybersecurity case study competition for the chance to earn a $1,000 prize and a mentoring session with executives from AT&T Inc., the event’s sponsor.

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Speakers decided for Missouri S&T’s TEDx Talk

Nine speakers will present on topics such as the power of school breakfasts, the importance of a universal technological education, rethinking plants for engineering and community engagement through the arts at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s first TEDx event.

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Engineering a rescue

The night Brian Hunt died, volunteer firefighter Cody McKellips vowed to find a better way for fire and rescue teams to speed up water rescues, particularly as flood waters rise.

McKellips, a junior in aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, was working with the Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Department when storms caused massive flooding in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Hunt became the 14th victim of the flood when his truck was swept off of a Route H bridge into the Pomme de Terre River the day after Christmas in 2016. [Read more…]

S&T researcher tests fly ash for stronger concrete

Missouri S&T professor Mohamed ElGawady, center, and S&T students are studying making concrete with fly ash instead of Portland cement.
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Portland cement has been around for more than 250 years as the binding material for concrete, mortar and stucco, but a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is studying ways to make concrete without the traditional material.

Dr. Mohamed ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, is testing mixtures of concrete made with fly ash that can be more durable, strong and resilient than concrete using ordinary Portland cement (OPC). [Read more…]

Missouri S&T selects 2017 St. Pat

Front Row (L-R): Mitchell Brady, Coltin Shields, Eli Mitchell, Auguste Cribbs.
2nd Row: Monica Sequerra, Kevin Chasen, Lance Haynes, Cassie Hurley, Maxwell Rose, Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader, Mike McGinty, Trevor Gehlert. Photo by Sam O’Keefe.

Maxwell Rose, a junior in petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will portray St. Patrick during the 109th celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla. Rose is from Winfield, Missouri.

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Missouri S&T announces 2017 Honorary St. Pat and Honorary Knights

St. Pat’s honorary knight coronation at Leach Theatre Friday, March 18, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

The St. Pat’s Celebration Committee at Missouri University of Science and Technology has announced Bob Edwards as Honorary St. Pat and parade marshal for the 109th St. Pat’s celebration. The committee also announced the 2017 list of Honorary Knights of St. Patrick. The eight Honorary Knights are Dr. Susan Bowles, Walt Branson, Alisa Green, Dr. Barbara Hale, Oscar Kemp, Dr. Ashok Midha, Dr. Melanie Mormile and Dr. David Russell.

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Missouri S&T announces candidates for 2017 Queen of Love and Beauty

Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing for the 109th “Best Ever” celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla, and the 2017 Queen of Love and Beauty candidates have been announced.

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Missouri S&T students named Knights of St. Pat

The Student Knights of St. Patrick have been selected to represent Missouri University of Science and Technology’s student organizations during the 109th St. Pat’s celebration in Rolla, Missouri.

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