Month: November 2018

Missouri S&T to honor faculty for excellence

Posted by on November 14, 2018

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Twenty-eight faculty members from Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive awards for excellence and achievement in teaching, research and service.

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Miner football reaches first post-season bowl since 1950

Posted by on November 13, 2018

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For the first time since 1950, Missouri S&T’s football team will get an opportunity to play in a post-season bowl game. The Miners have been selected to play in the 53rd Mineral Water Bowl this December.

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Missouri S&T joins national effort to increase college access, graduation

Posted by on November 12, 2018

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Missouri S&T is part of a new national effort by land-grant universities to increase college access, close the achievement gap and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025.

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Plant detective: Missouri S&T professor studies plants as “bio-sentinels” of indoor pollution

Posted by on November 8, 2018

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Behold the common house plant, the front-yard shrub, the rhododendron around back that’s seen better days since the next-door neighbors put their home on the market. They brighten our lawns, increase our property values, even boost our mental and physical health by reducing carbon dioxide levels.
For Dr. Joel Burken, such plants are far more valuable than as mere window dressing. The Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is an expert in phytoforensics, the process of using plants to study human exposure to pollutants.

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Missouri S&T Observatory to host moon viewing for November Visitors’ Night

Posted by on November 8, 2018

The public is invited to view the moon through Missouri S&T’s 16-inch-diameter telescope on Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Missouri S&T choirs to perform fall concert Nov. 15

Posted by on November 7, 2018

The Missouri S&T Chamber Choir and University Choir invite the public to attend their annual fall concert in November.

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A conversation with student veterans

Posted by on November 6, 2018

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“I’m around a group of true heroes.” That is the first thing Ben Bridges, president of the Student Veteran Association (SVA) at Missouri S&T, says when he’s asked to talk about Missouri S&T students who are also military veterans.

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Air Force commander’s personal compass navigates dynamic military career

Posted by on November 5, 2018

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With a path into military leadership that would map like a complex transit system, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel “Bo” Mahaney just might dispel your preconceived notions of military commanders.

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S&T Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony to perform Nov. 11

Posted by on November 5, 2018

The Missouri S&T Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony invite the public to attend their fall concert in November.

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Missouri S&T powers high-tech, living laboratory homes with new microgrids to research advanced lead battery technologies

Posted by on November 2, 2018

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Missouri S&T has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to solar-powered houses designed and built by Missouri S&T students. Members of Missouri S&T’s Microgrid Industrial Consortium want to use the microgrids to test advancements in lead battery energy storage for their potential use as a renewable energy source in communities of the future. Two homes occupied by students will be individually supplied with stored electricity from the systems, which run off charging algorithms from a 24-hour, cloud-based control system.

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