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Missouri S&T’s Baja car racing team ready to compete

Posted by on April 12, 2018

Students from Missouri S&T will demonstrate the engineering principles of off-road vehicles by racing a student-designed and -built Baja vehicle during the Baja SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Maryland collegiate design series.

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Missouri S&T student body president embraces campus life, in and out of classroom

Posted by on April 10, 2018

Scottie Thomas, a senior in chemical engineering from Cape Girardeau, Mo., came to Missouri S&T with a penchant for leadership honed in high school, where he was a football captain and National Honor Society member.
Four years later, as he prepares to graduate in May and work as a process design engineer for Phillips 66, Thomas has grown into a campus leader who immersed himself in university life, from working in an aerospace engineering research lab to his current role as student body president.

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Missouri S&T student team selected as finalists in national entrepreneurship challenge

Posted by on April 9, 2018

For the first time, Missouri S&T students will compete this month in a national entrepreneurship challenge against other finalists from colleges and universities across North America. Judges chose the Missouri S&T team, named Spark, as one of 25 undergraduate student teams for the e-FEST competition based on a video business pitch submission in a preliminary online competition.

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Expert on risk management in engineering to give Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 6, 2018

A National Academy of Engineering member known for her work to highlight statistical rigor and mathematical probability in infrastructure design and risk management will present the 2018 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T later this month. Dr. Suzanne Lacasse, technical director of the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute and a member of the national engineering academies in the U.S., Canada, Norway and France, will discuss “Reality-based design for robust geotechnical practice” at 2:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, in Room 125 of Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, 1401 N. Pine St. Lacasse plans to illustrate probabilistic and reliability-based design methods with case studies involving dam design, landslide runout, foundations of a historical ship museum and offshore installations.

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S&T’s Human Powered Vehicle Team ready to compete

Posted by on April 4, 2018

A team of students from Missouri S&T will travel to Pennsylvania this month to race its aerodynamically constructed bicycle as part of the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC) East Competition.

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Missouri S&T workshop to help businesses create an online presence

Posted by on April 4, 2018

To celebrate National Small Business Week, April 29-May 5, the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri S&T is teaming up with Google to help small businesses get online and in front of customers.

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S&T research centers co-present first biomedical humanities symposium

Posted by on April 2, 2018

Seeking to stimulate collaboration between faculty and students in STEM fields with those in the social and behavioral sciences and humanities, two research centers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have joined forces to offer the university’s first biomedical humanities symposium.

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Missouri S&T digs into a fitness center expansion

Posted by on April 2, 2018

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Missouri S&T will soon break ground on a $4 million fitness center expansion project that students hope will improve their way of life at the university. A groundbreaking ceremony is planned for 6:15 p.m. Thursday, April 12, on the southwest lawn of the Gale Bullman Building.

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A conversation on women in STEM

Posted by on March 30, 2018

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In 1962, James Watson and Francis Crick won a Nobel Prize for determining the structure of DNA. But they couldn’t have done it without Rosalind Franklin, a physical chemist who used X-ray crystallography to make images of DNA.

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