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Missouri S&T geologist named AAAS Fellow

Posted by on November 20, 2017

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe of Missouri University of Science and Technology has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her contributions to the advancement of palynology ─ the study of organic-walled microfossils such as pollen and spores ─ and her outstanding efforts in educating the next generation of Earth scientists. This year’s nearly 400 AAAS fellows will be formally announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on November 24. New fellows will be also be recognized during the organization’s 2018 annual meeting in Austin, Texas, in February.

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41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on November 17, 2017

Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2016-17.

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S&T grad student earns NASA fellowship to work on spacecraft re-entry technologies

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Mario Santos, a Ph.D. student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned a prestigious NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). By earning the fellowship, Santos joins a small group of students from throughout the United States who show potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative space technologies for the nation’s science, exploration and economic future.

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S&T student Katelyn Brinker earns NASA fellowship

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Katelyn Brinker, a master of science student in electrical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Brinker joins a small group of students from throughout the United States who show potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative space technologies for the nation’s science, exploration and economic future.

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Maples to continue as interim chancellor through May 2019

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Dr. Christopher Maples, interim chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology since May 2017, will continue to serve in that capacity through May 31, 2019.

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S&T students honored for bravery

Posted by on November 6, 2017

In March 2016, two Missouri University of Science and Technology students heard a sexual assault in progress near the Missouri S&T campus and intervened. Their actions saved the victim from further injury and led to the arrest and ultimate conviction of the suspect. The Missouri S&T Police Department recently honored the students, Addis Greene, a […]

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Academy of Miner Athletics inducts new members

Posted by on November 3, 2017

A group of four former student-athletes from Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Academy of Miner Athletics on Friday, Oct. 27.

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Alumnus honored by S&T computer science academy

Posted by on November 3, 2017

A graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology with ties to the computer science department was inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Computer Science during the group’s banquet and induction ceremony, held Oct. 26 at Matt’s Steakhouse in Rolla.

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Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers inducts new members

Posted by on November 3, 2017

Seven professionals with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers at a dinner and induction ceremony held at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus on Oct. 26. The academy recognizes outstanding alumni for their professional achievement and success, and provides organized assistance to the mechanical and aerospace engineering department at Missouri S&T.

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A gift without borders

Posted by on November 1, 2017

David Heikkinen, a 1993 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T, and Dr. Ann Rueff Heikkinen have deep Rolla roots. They met as students at Rolla Junior High School, and their mothers both worked for Missouri S&T. Virginia Heikkinen Callahan, a 1988 S&T history graduate, worked in admissions and Chris Rueff in career services. When it […]

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