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Missouri S&T geologist leads $2.1M National Science Foundation research effort to study Earth’s greatest mass extinction

Posted by on September 18, 2017

Missouri S&T geologist Dr. Wan Yang has devoted his academic career to unlocking the mysteries of the Permian mass extinction more than 250 million years ago. That geological odyssey now finds him leading an 11-institution consortium that’s been collectively awarded a $2.1 million National Science Foundation research grant.

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$1.6 million NSF grant to advance understanding of ‘amorphous’ materials

Posted by on September 18, 2017

A physics professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology will lead a four-year effort to spur research, development and commercial adoption of a new class of oxide semiconductors that outperform silicon-based transistors and could lead to new uses for flexible displays.

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‘Fake news’ from 1738 offers lessons for modern historians, says Missouri S&T scholar

Posted by on September 15, 2017

A widely circulated 1738 newspaper account of a Native American uprising against British settlers on the New England island of Nantucket – a report that turned out to be false – offers important lessons for historians today, says an assistant professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Climate survey results presented

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Based on the results of a campus climate survey administered last fall, the academic and work environment at Missouri University of Science and Technology is perceived as “comfortable” or “very comfortable” by 75 percent of respondents. But 18 percent of survey respondents report that they had experienced “exclusionary, intimidating, offensive and/or hostile conduct” during the […]

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Missouri S&T student says theater leads to success

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology junior Hannah Ramsey seems to always be on the move. Whether it is acting in or directing the next student production of the Miner League Theater Players, working as a student writer in the Missouri S&T marketing and communications department, serving as president of the College of Arts, Sciences and Business Undergraduate Student Leadership Council or balancing time with her family while studying for a full course load of classes, she is always doing something.

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Finding a place to belong

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Missouri S&T is a place where students find their fit, and have opportunities to explore and dig deeper into their passions. S&T Miners are inventive and resourceful, and they know that a Missouri S&T degree will prepare them to solve tomorrow’s grand challenges.

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Missouri S&T Observatory announces September Visitors’ Night

Posted by on September 13, 2017

The public is invited to take a closer look at the moon through Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory’s 16-inch-wide telescope this September.

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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on September 12, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology will conduct a test of its emergency alert system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 13.

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Missouri S&T to celebrate Constitution Day

Posted by on September 12, 2017

The history and political science department at Missouri University of Science and Technology is sponsoring a Constitution Day celebration at noon Monday, Sept. 18, in St. Pat’s Ballroom C of the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus.

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S&T to present climate survey results Sept. 14

Posted by on September 11, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host town hall event on Thursday, Sept. 14, to present results of a campus climate survey that was completed by Rankin & Associates during the fall 2016 semester. The town hall will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the St. Pat’s Ballroom A&B of the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus. A media availability will follow the presentation at 1-1:30 p.m.

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