Tag: geology

Louisiana scholar named chair of geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 6, 2017

Dr. David Borrok, a professor of geosciences and director of the School of Geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has been named chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The appointment takes effect August 1.

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Hidden gems

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Head down the hall in McNutt’s first floor and you will stumble upon a hallway dedicated to minerals. First opened in 1904, geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering’s Mineral Museum is an exhibit of gems, gold, fossils and meteor fragments totaling over 3,500 samples from 92 countries.

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Rocking the Rollamo

Posted by on July 5, 2016

As a child, Tegan Brand would often make the trek through the rolling Ozark hills to visit the banks of the Meremac River as it flowed through her grandparents’ farm in Steelville, Missouri.

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Missouri S&T students to study geology of San Salvador

Posted by on April 7, 2015

Students enrolled in Geology 4841, a geology and geophysics field study course at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will spend nine days in the Bahamas studying the geology of San Salvador Island this May.

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13 important research stories of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Robotic brains. Glass that can heal bones. A urine test to detect breast cancer. New insights into how Internet use could indicate depression. These were among the most notable advances in research made by Missouri S&T professors and their students in 2013. Here are 13 that were publicized during the year, but are well worth talking […]

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Earthquake preparedness is topic of August conference at Missouri

Posted by on June 4, 2008

Two minor earthquakes that rocked central Missouri this spring demonstrate the importance of earthquake preparedness in the region. Preparation for a significant quake along the New Madrid Fault is the subject of a conference to be held at Missouri University of Science and Technology this summer.

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Missouri S&T gets $1.9 million grant for geophysics software

Posted by on March 11, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received a $1.9 million educational grant donation from Seismic Micro-Technology (SMT) Inc. Missouri S&T will receive 16 licenses of KINGDOM software through the company’s University Gift Program.         

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Attention high school students:

Posted by on January 23, 2008

Thanks to a gift from Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate Stephen Rector and his wife Susan, multiple scholarships are available to incoming freshmen interested in pursuing degrees in petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T.

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Researchers use remote sensing technology to go back in time on the Ethiopian Plateau

Posted by on September 27, 2007

The cliffs that rise above the Blue Nile contain 750 million years of exposed geologic history. But it’s what’s happened in the past 6 million years that intrigues Dr. Mohamed Abdelsalam, an associate professor of geology at the University of Missouri-Rolla, and his research colleagues.

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Governor appoints former UMR dean to geology board

Posted by on June 7, 2006

Dr. Don L. Warner, professor emeritus of geological engineering and former dean of the School of Mines and Metallurgy at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been appointed to the state’s Board of Geologist Registration by Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt. Warner’s appointment was recently confirmed by the Missouri Senate.

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