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From Hurricane Katrina to north St. Louis, civil engineering grad helps ravaged communities rebuild

Posted by on September 6, 2017

As a single mother paying her way through college, Stephanie Hall’s early lessons in hard work weren’t confined to Missouri S&T classrooms. By the time her still-groggy classmates arrived for 8 a.m. classes, Hall had already worked the 5 a.m. shift baking doughnuts at Kroger. After morning classes came lunch-hour waitressing gigs. Nights and weekends […]

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Cuba Plain named interim vice chancellor for finance and operations

Posted by on August 28, 2017

Cuba Plain, assistant vice president for budget planning and development at the University of Missouri System, has been named interim vice chancellor for finance and operations at Missouri S&T. She succeeds Walt Branson, vice chancellor for finance and operations since August 2013, who will become vice president for finance and operations and chief business officer at Wright State University on Sept. 11.

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29 new faculty join Missouri S&T this fall

Posted by on August 24, 2017

With expertise ranging from the history of the American Revolution and cybersecurity to music history and smart buildings, 29 new faculty members joined Missouri University of Science and Technology this fall.

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Furlong named director of S&T library

Posted by on August 18, 2017

John T. Furlong, senior manager of library and instructional resources at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, has been named director of library and learning resources at Missouri S&T’s Curtis Laws Wilson Library. His appointment will begin Monday, Sept. 11.

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Walt Branson accepts Wright State position

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Walter J. Branson, vice chancellor for finance and operations at Missouri University of Science and Technology since August 2013, has accepted a position at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He will become Wright State’s vice president for finance and operations and chief business officer. Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, president of Wright State University who previously served as chancellor of Missouri S&T, announced the appointment today (Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017).

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Bachman honored with Leavey Award for entrepreneurship

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Dr. Bonnie Bachman, professor and faculty fellow in economics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of seven educators in the country to receive the Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education. The award will be presented in San Francisco in November.

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The statistics of human sleep

Posted by on August 7, 2017

When Yogesh Lad traveled halfway around the world to pursue a master’s degree in systems engineering at Missouri S&T, he never imagined he would be spending so much time with biologists. But now Lad, a native of Mumbai, India, has become an integral member of a research group made up of mostly biology students and […]

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A fight against aging

Posted by on August 1, 2017

For years, Jatin Mehta watched his mother’s health degrade as she dealt with the debilitating effects of type 2 diabetes. When she passed away on March 5, 2016, Mehta dedicated his research to her, and to the millions of others around the world that die from age-associated diseases every year.

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Helping make a difference

Posted by on July 26, 2017

Counseling others can be a weighty service, even if it’s just listening to a friend or family member. The difficulty ramps skyward when you help guide children living in foster care, living with autism or adjusting after parents’ divorce proceedings. Tim Hakenewerth saw a need for greater mental health and decided to help where he could.

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Chemistry researcher receives prestigious honor

Posted by on July 21, 2017

A renowned researcher and educator at Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected to join an exclusive group of chemists. But he says the honor has more to do with the quality of research, education and community outreach at Missouri S&T than with his individual accomplishments. Dr. Yinfa Ma, associate dean for research […]

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