Fine Linen Theatre grows into Rolla fixture — with plenty of help from Missouri S&T community members

Posted by on October 16, 2018

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Sixteen years ago, Dr. Keith Nisbett and his wife, Kim, didn’t set out to create an entrenched artistic home for amateur actors across south-central Missouri. As homeschool parents, they simply wanted to provide eldest daughter Amy, then a teenager, with the opportunity to perform on stage.That first show — From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, an adaptation of a popular children’s book — quickly became a full-fledged production. And as the nonprofit theater has laid down roots in Rolla, it’s evolved from a Nisbett family affair into a full-fledged community theater, with a healthy dose of participation by Missouri S&T students, staff, other faculty members and the community.

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Improving the performance of recycled materials in roads

Posted by on October 17, 2018

In the future, our highways and neighborhood streets could be paved with shredded car tires, discarded roof shingles and even old roads ground-up into gravel. The idea of recycling materials is not new in pavement technology, but recycled road performance and cost are often prohibitive.

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Academy of Miner Athletics inducts new members

Posted by on October 15, 2018

Three former student-athletes from Missouri S&T were inducted into the Academy of Miner Athletics during a ceremony held Friday, Oct. 12, in the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers inducts new members

Posted by on October 15, 2018

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Eight professionals with ties to Missouri S&T were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers at a dinner and induction ceremony held at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus on Oct. 11.

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Alumnus honored by S&T computer science academy

Posted by on October 15, 2018

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John M. Brown of St. Louis, a graduate of Missouri S&T with ties to the computer science department, was inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Computer Science during the group’s banquet and induction ceremony, held Oct. 11 at Matt’s Steakhouse in Rolla.

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Missouri S&T crowns 2018 Homecoming royalty

Posted by on October 13, 2018

Missouri S&T crowned the 2018 Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the Oct. 13 football game between Missouri S&T and William Jewell College.

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Missouri S&T Library extends its hours for the community

Posted by on October 10, 2018

Missouri S&T’s Curtis Laws Wilson Library is changing its hours to better serve the students of S&T and the local community. As a part of this change, community guest services for the general public will now begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. on weekends and will end at 10 p.m. daily. This time has been extended since the previous announcement on Sept. 15, due to community feedback.

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S&T’s multicultural theater production promotes understanding, receives first-time grant funding

Posted by on October 9, 2018

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Missouri S&T’s commitment to inclusive excellence will be apparent in the university’s upcoming multicultural production of “Anon(ymous),” a contemporary play about a young refugee’s inaugural journey through the United States that’s been reimagined from Homer’s “Odyssey.”

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Missouri S&T researchers win multimillion dollar grant to build fast-charging stations for electric cars

Posted by on October 9, 2018

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Researchers from Missouri S&T and three private companies will combine their expertise to create charging stations for electric vehicles that could charge a car in less than 10 minutes – matching the time it takes to fill up a conventional vehicle with gasoline.

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Missouri S&T students nominated for Homecoming King

Posted by on October 9, 2018

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Ten students at Missouri S&T have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the title of 2018 Homecoming King.

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