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Learn and connect at second annual Women in Business seminar

Posted by on February 19, 2018

In recognition of Women’s History Month, women in business, women business owners and women entrepreneurs are invited to attend the second annual Women in Business seminar hosted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri S&T and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) St. Louis District Office.

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Missouri S&T celebrates National Engineers Week

Posted by on February 19, 2018

On a campus awash in tradition, the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri S&T is joining a national celebration of the engineering profession. A series of activities commemorating National Engineers Week begins Monday with peer career counseling in advance of the university’s Spring Career Fair, which is set for the following day. Other events include a research symposium featuring College of Engineering and Computing faculty and a showcase of hands-on engineering applications hosted by student chapters of professional engineering organizations such as the National Society of Black Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Teaching, learning conference keynote to feature Project Lead The Way president

Posted by on February 19, 2018

Dr. Vince Bertram, president of Project Lead The Way (PLTW), will give the keynote speech during Missouri S&T’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference. His presentation will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 15, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Missouri S&T explosives researcher studies blast-induced brain injuries

Posted by on February 15, 2018

The Experimental Mine at Missouri S&T is known to many as the site of a popular summer Explosives Camp for high school students, and for its designation by Popular Science magazine as the country’s “coolest lab.” For Dr. Catherine Johnson, assistant professor of explosives engineering, the Missouri S&T mine is also an invaluable testing ground to study a life-altering ailment that can impact athletes, car accident victims, members of the military and others: traumatic brain injury (TBI). In partnership with neuroscientists from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and researchers with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the native Briton uses the outdoor lab to mimic battlefield conditions and explore how carefully calibrated explosions affect the brain’s wiring.

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