Office hours at 95: pioneering Missouri S&T professor Bill James reflects on 65 years in Rolla

Posted by on June 15, 2018

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Despite spending the past 65 years in Rolla, Bill James’ thick Maine accent remains intact. He credits the links between two seemingly dissimilar locales for luring him to campus as a newly minted Iowa State University Ph.D. back in 1953. That decision would mark the start of a distinguished academic career highlighted by receiving the university’s first National Science Foundation research award, playing a key role in the formation of a Ph.D. program in chemical engineering, and establishing, in 1964, one of the university’s first research centers, the Graduate Center for Materials Research.

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Rolla Town Band to perform June 21

Posted by on June 14, 2018

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Band tunes will float through the downtown area when the Rolla Town Band performs its first concert of the season this June.

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See fireworks two Fridays in June at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 14, 2018

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Watch the skies above Missouri S&T in June for two student-produced fireworks displays.

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S&T invites the public to a community-wide discussion on gene editing

Posted by on June 8, 2018

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Missouri University of Science and Technology’s biological sciences department will host a public forum, “Editing our Evolution: Rewriting the Human Genome,” from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center on campus. The meeting is free and open to the public, and anyone interested in participating in a […]

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Missouri S&T moves to ‘highly selective’ admissions status

Posted by on June 7, 2018

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Missouri S&T has become one of only two public universities in the state to be designated as “highly selective” in their admissions criteria.

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A conversation on LGBTQ campus life

Posted by on June 5, 2018

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This summer, cities from St. Louis to Singapore will again celebrate gay pride with parades, lectures and other public events, an annual occasion now for several decades in some communities. Closer to home, Rolla and Missouri S&T will remain quiet — and not only because it’s summer.

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In Nature Materials paper, researchers describe new method to boost electron mobility, conductivity

Posted by on June 4, 2018

Two Missouri S&T chemistry researchers are part of an international team that has designed a new metal-organic framework that exhibits dramatic improvements in electron mobility, which could lead to new applications for fuels cells, batteries and other technologies. The team describes its research in a Nature Materials published online Monday, June 4.

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S&T team places second in University Rover Challenge, best among U.S. teams

Posted by on June 3, 2018

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Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team, winners of the 2017 University Rover Challenge (URC) finished second among a field of 36 collegiate teams in this year’s competition, which was won by Czestochowa University of Technology. Missouri S&T had the top score among the 12 U.S. teams in the competition.

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Learn about the Ozarks’ Civil War history this summer

Posted by on June 1, 2018

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View an art gallery of Civil War impression paintings, learn about the Civil War across the Ozarks and discover the western border skirmishes that dotted Missouri at a series of events held at the Curtis Laws Wilson Library at Missouri S&T this summer.

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Perform in the Rolla Town Band this summer

Posted by on May 30, 2018

Area musicians are invited to join the Rolla Town Band this summer. Rehearsals begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12. The band is open to musicians age 14 and older. Players of all abilities are welcome, including those who have not played in recent years.

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