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Missouri S&T athletics helps Zackrie’s Make-A-Wish dream come true

Posted by on March 12, 2018

The basketball court at Missouri S&T set the stage for a celebration on Sunday, March 11, for one area youth, battling a health condition that led to kidney failure and a recent kidney transplant.

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Lab expansion receives $300,000 gift from ARCO Construction Co.

Posted by on March 12, 2018

A major lab expansion at Missouri University of Science and Technology has received $300,000 in funding from ARCO Construction Co. Inc., a St. Louis-based general contracting firm. The contribution will support one of the university’s top priorities, the Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML).

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Missouri S&T fetal heart rate research uses big data to reduce childbirth risks

Posted by on March 5, 2018

Giving birth to a child can be described as a sacred, spiritual and life-changing experience. It can also be fraught with pain, fear, complications and injury to both child and mother. For Dr. Steve Corns, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, the key to removing some of the uncertainty associated with giving birth may lie not with woman or man, but with machine — machine learning, to be precise.

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New Center for Science, Technology and Society launches aerospace speaker series

Posted by on March 1, 2018

The newly formed Center for Science, Technology, and Society (CSTS) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will launch a speaker series this month focusing on issues related to aerospace policy. Lectures in the series will be held on the S&T campus and all are open to the public.

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Learn about evolution in the Galapagos Islands at S&T lecture

Posted by on March 1, 2018

Learn about how natural selection drives evolution in the Galapagos Islands during a biological sciences lecture at Missouri University of Science and Technology on March 6.

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Missouri S&T enters partnership with Kaleidoscope Discovery Center

Posted by on February 28, 2018

Officials from Missouri S&T and the Kaleidoscope Discovery Center (KDC) met Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the KDC’s downtown Rolla headquarters to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will support both institutions in their promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

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A conversation on race

Posted by on February 28, 2018

As the annual celebration of Black History Month at Missouri S&T comes to an end, we begin a series of articles exploring issues brought to light by the university’s campus climate survey. In “A conversation on race,” the first of this series, Missouri S&T students of color discuss racial issues.

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Survey says: business owners are optimistic, but attracting and retaining employees is still an issue

Posted by on February 26, 2018

Local business owners continue to be optimistic about business opportunities, yet they remain concerned about attracting and retaining employees according to a survey conducted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T celebrates National Engineers Week

Posted by on February 19, 2018

On a campus awash in tradition, the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri S&T is joining a national celebration of the engineering profession. A series of activities commemorating National Engineers Week begins Monday with peer career counseling in advance of the university’s Spring Career Fair, which is set for the following day. Other events include a research symposium featuring College of Engineering and Computing faculty and a showcase of hands-on engineering applications hosted by student chapters of professional engineering organizations such as the National Society of Black Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Teaching, learning conference keynote to feature Project Lead The Way president

Posted by on February 19, 2018

Dr. Vince Bertram, president of Project Lead The Way (PLTW), will give the keynote speech during Missouri S&T’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference. His presentation will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 15, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.

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