Month: August 2018

Missouri S&T programs prepare students to work with artificial intelligence

Posted by on August 29, 2018

Students at Missouri S&T are taking advantage of a new opportunity to pick up skills in the field of artificial intelligence or AI. Starting this 2018-19 school year, Missouri S&T offers an undergraduate minor and graduate certificate in AI, Machine Learning and Automation in Business.

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Chemistry undergraduate completes summer fellowship with gratitude and a published, peer-reviewed paper

Posted by on August 29, 2018

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Rachel Nixon, a junior in chemistry at Missouri S&T and recipient of the new Carey and Christine Bottom Endowed Scholarship in Undergraduate Chemistry Research, is thankful for the 10-week program she completed this summer. Working in Dr. Risheng Wang’s bionanotechnology lab eight hours a day, Nixon finished her peer-reviewed, published paper for a DNA-origami project already underway, then began a new project.

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Biomaterials expert Convertine joins Missouri S&T

Posted by on August 27, 2018

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Dr. Anthony J. Convertine, a biomedical engineer whose research seeks to tap polymer science to unlock the next steps in advancing drug delivery systems, has been named a Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri S&T. Convertine joins S&T from the University of Washington, where he rose to the position of research associate professor of bioengineering after starting there as a senior postdoctoral fellow in 2006.

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Missouri S&T Observatory begins semester with Mars viewing

Posted by on August 24, 2018

The public is invited to take a closer look at Mars through the Missouri S&T Observatory’s 16-inch-wide telescope this August.

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S&T researcher designs DNA-assembled electronic circuits for miniaturization of computers

Posted by on August 24, 2018

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A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology continues her exploration of self-assembled DNA nanostructures with a project to fabricate a new generation of molecular electronic circuits that would allow for the unprecedented miniaturization of computers and other electronic devices.

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Volunteers needed for Missouri S&T girls’ conference

Posted by on August 23, 2018

Women are needed as volunteers to serve as guides for attendees of the 19th annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference that will be held Friday, Oct. 5, on the campus of Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T welcomes 29 new faculty members

Posted by on August 22, 2018

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With expertise ranging from American folklore to organic chemistry, 29 new faculty members joined Missouri S&T this fall.

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Women in Business Group launches to serve women in Rolla region

Posted by on August 21, 2018

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Women in business in the Rolla area will soon gain access to a new organization designed to support their work. The Women in Business Group will launch in September with additional events scheduled through 2018.

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University of Missouri System initiates nationwide search for Missouri S&T chancellor; announces search committee members

Posted by on August 21, 2018

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University of Missouri System President Mun Choi today announced the start of a nationwide search for the position of chancellor at Missouri S&T. The search will be led by the UM System HR Executive Initiatives team.  

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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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