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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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Missouri S&T Library extends its hours for the community

Posted by on October 10, 2018

Missouri S&T’s Curtis Laws Wilson Library is changing its hours to better serve the students of S&T and the local community. As a part of this change, community guest services for the general public will now begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. on weekends and will end at 10 p.m. daily. This time has been extended since the previous announcement on Sept. 15, due to community feedback.

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S&T’s multicultural theater production promotes understanding, receives first-time grant funding

Posted by on October 9, 2018

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Missouri S&T’s commitment to inclusive excellence will be apparent in the university’s upcoming multicultural production of “Anon(ymous),” a contemporary play about a young refugee’s inaugural journey through the United States that’s been reimagined from Homer’s “Odyssey.”

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Missouri S&T researchers win multimillion dollar grant to build fast-charging stations for electric cars

Posted by on October 9, 2018

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Researchers from Missouri S&T and three private companies will combine their expertise to create charging stations for electric vehicles that could charge a car in less than 10 minutes – matching the time it takes to fill up a conventional vehicle with gasoline.

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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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Missouri S&T to break ground on Clayco Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory

Posted by on October 8, 2018

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Construction of a new $6.5 million lab that is expected to strengthen Missouri University of Science and Technology’s position as a national leader in addressing the challenges of aging public infrastructure officially begins Friday with a ceremonial groundbreaking.

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Help available for veteran businesses during National Veterans Small Business Week

Posted by on October 8, 2018

Veterans, their spouses and others in business who want to learn more about starting or growing a business are invited to attend the Veterans in Business seminar offered by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) St. Louis District Office.

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Unlock your future at CASB’s annual career panel discussion

Posted by on October 3, 2018

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Students from all majors are invited to learn about real-world career progression and experiences through a panel discussion hosted by the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB). The event will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Lunch will be provided.

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At State of the University address, Missouri S&T interim chancellor focuses on student success, strengthening research

Posted by on October 3, 2018

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Helping students succeed and strengthening the university’s research efforts were key themes of an address delivered today (Wednesday, Oct. 4) by Missouri S&T interim Chancellor Christopher G. Maples.

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Venerable vanguard of S&T chemistry to present Stoffer Lecture Oct. 8

Posted by on October 1, 2018

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Dr. William J. James, professor emeritus of chemistry, will share personal memories and compelling highlights of his 65-year academic career at Missouri S&T for the third annual Dr. James O. Stoffer Lecture to be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Room G-3 Schrenk Hall on the S&T campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. Following the lecture, a reception honoring James will be held in the commons area on the third floor of Schrenk Hall.

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