Magic-themed MinerRama offers students ways to get involved

Posted by on August 21, 2018

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The Missouri S&T community will welcome new and returning students during its ninth annual MinerRama. Hosted by the student involvement department, the event kicks off at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the Puck and runs until 2 p.m. Wizards and muggles alike are welcome at MinerRama, which features the Harry Potter-inspired theme of “find the magic of getting involved.”

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Hilmas named chair of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T

Posted by on August 21, 2018

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Dr. Gregory E. Hilmas, a ceramic engineer and leading expert in methods to create more durable, next-generation materials, has been named chair of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T.
The Curators’ Distinguished Professor of ceramic engineering has served as interim department chair since July 2017. He succeeds Dr. Matthew J. O’Keefe, executive director of the Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence at the University of Mississippi

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Missouri S&T first-day enrollment at 8,416

Posted by on August 20, 2018

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Enrollment on the first day of classes at Missouri S&T is 8,416, which is down slightly from the previous year’s first-day total of 8,695.

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Last chance to see Civil War-inspired art at S&T

Posted by on August 20, 2018

The community’s last chance to view an art gallery of Civil War impression paintings and learn about the Civil War in the Ozarks will be at the closing reception for the summer-long art display and lecture series at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T nuclear engineering student travels the world to research advanced nuclear concepts

Posted by on August 17, 2018

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A Missouri S&T student heads to France next week where he will study nuclear reactor physics, fuels and systems in a country that gets 80 percent of its energy from nuclear power.

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Missouri S&T chemist rolls the dice to better identify chiral molecules in drugs

Posted by on August 16, 2018

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“High risk, high reward” is the kind of discovery Dr. Garry Grubbs seeks with a new experiment designed to rapidly identify the atomic structure of chiral molecules widely used in pharmaceutical drugs. The finding could significantly reduce the time and costs involved in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing.

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Student groups join forces to help student emergency fund

Posted by on August 16, 2018

Eight student groups at Missouri S&T are joining forces as the fall semester begins to raise money to help their fellow students in need.

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Missouri S&T, Missouri State partner to expand cooperative engineering degree programs

Posted by on August 14, 2018

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For the past decade, Missouri State University has offered courses in civil engineering and electrical engineering on its Springfield campus taught by faculty from Missouri University of Science and Technology and Missouri State. Starting this fall, Missouri State students can apply to a third Missouri S&T engineering program — this one in mechanical engineering —that will begin in fall 2019.

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Starting College 101: Advice for new students

Posted by on August 14, 2018

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Welcome to Missouri S&T! It is exciting to be a Miner, but we know that starting college can be overwhelming at times. So we turned to the experts for tips. We asked a dozen S&T students — ranging from sophomores to seniors — for their best advice on thriving during the first month of college, relieving stress and living on campus. Here’s what they had to say:

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Cleanup continues after minor fire at S&T’s McNutt Hall

Posted by on August 14, 2018

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Crews are cleaning up today after a small fire broke out in a second-floor laboratory in McNutt Hall on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus.

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