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The innovator’s toolbox: metallurgical engineer returns to Missouri S&T for O’Keefe Lecture

Posted by on October 19, 2017

As a Ph.D. student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, metallurgical engineer Martin Perez dove deep into studying the effects of molten metal corrosion and the use of alloy powders in alkaline batteries.
But when Perez returns to S&T next week to deliver the ninth annual Dr. Thomas J. O’Keefe Lecture, expect very little discussion about powder metallurgy. Instead, the guest lecturer plans to focus on what he calls the “secret to innovation: applied imagination.”

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Missouri S&T students nominated for Homecoming Queen

Posted by on October 19, 2017

Seven students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the title of 2017 Homecoming Queen.

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Missouri S&T students nominated for Homecoming King

Posted by on October 19, 2017

Seven students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the title of 2017 Homecoming King.

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Missouri S&T to honor faculty, alumni during Homecoming

Posted by on October 17, 2017

Nine people with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology will be honored during the Miner Alumni Association’s Legends Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 27. The awards banquet is held in conjunction with Missouri S&T Homecoming festivities.

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It’s all about connections

Posted by on October 10, 2017

New alumni just out of school are focused on starting careers and getting established in a new community. And sometimes that community is a long way from home and campus. But just because you aren’t in Rolla doesn’t mean you have to lose touch.

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Dr. Yahong Rosa Zheng named Wilkens Professor

Posted by on October 4, 2017

Dr. Yahong Rosa Zheng, a wireless communications expert and member of the Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty since 2005, was named the Roy A. Wilkens Missouri Telecommunications Professor at Missouri S&T effective Sept. 1.

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For Carla Bates, perseverance pays

Posted by on September 29, 2017

Growing up in Rolla, Dr. Carla Bates knew all about the local university and thought about working there, or even earning a degree from there one day. Three degrees later, she’s now in her fourth year on the business and information technology (BIT) faculty and doing her “dream job” of teaching.

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The doctor is IN

Posted by on September 19, 2017

“The medical students from Rolla are different. Every single one seems to be scarily talented and driven.” That is the opinion of Dave Westenberg, who says he has probably taught a class to every S&T student who has gone on to medical school in the past 15 years. “It makes writing letters of recommendation for […]

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Missouri S&T student says theater leads to success

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology junior Hannah Ramsey seems to always be on the move. Whether it is acting in or directing the next student production of the Miner League Theater Players, working as a student writer in the Missouri S&T marketing and communications department, serving as president of the College of Arts, Sciences and Business Undergraduate Student Leadership Council or balancing time with her family while studying for a full course load of classes, she is always doing something.

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Finding a place to belong

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Missouri S&T is a place where students find their fit, and have opportunities to explore and dig deeper into their passions. S&T Miners are inventive and resourceful, and they know that a Missouri S&T degree will prepare them to solve tomorrow’s grand challenges.

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