Month: February 2019

Missouri S&T to host annual Teaching and Learning Technology Conference

Posted by on February 28, 2019

Missouri S&T’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference will feature a keynote address by Dr. Claire Howell Major, professor of higher education administration at the University of Alabama. Her presentation, titled “Learning Assessment: Making Learning Visible as an Essential Element of Effective Teaching,” will set the stage for teaching and engagement development for attendees.

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Expert on Inka Empire engineering to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 27, 2019

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Current challenges in sustainable infrastructure could be solved by studying ancient engineering, says Dr. Cliff Schexnayder, who will give the 2019 Hurst-McCarthy Lecture at Missouri S&T. Schexnayder will speak at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, in Room 120 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, located near 15th and Pine streets in Rolla. The event is free and open to the public.

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Missouri S&T joins LIGO Scientific Collaboration and world-class astrophysics research

Posted by on February 26, 2019

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This spring semester, Missouri S&T became the state’s only institution to join the worldwide LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) Scientific Collaboration (LSC) of researchers committed to detecting cosmic gravitational waves.

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Betelgeuse viewing at Missouri S&T Observatory

Posted by on February 26, 2019

The public is invited to view the star Betelgeuse through Missouri S&T’s 16-inch-diameter telescope on Tuesday, March 12.

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A look at the dark side of smart tech

Posted by on February 26, 2019

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Smart phones. Smart watches. Smart speakers. Smart appliances.

Smart devices are improving people’s lives every day. Advances in smart technology are helping people stay connected, find information and organize their lives along with numerous other benefits.

With these advances also come a sense of unease and insecurity – concerns about privacy, personal data sharing and ethics.

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Hispanic Film Series at Missouri S&T continues March 7

Posted by on February 25, 2019

The Missouri S&T arts, languages, and philosophy department will screen the third installment of the Hispanic Film Series, “The Future Perfect,” this March.

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Missouri S&T invites the public to Smithsonian-sponsored exhibit on infectious disease outbreaks

Posted by on February 22, 2019

Missouri S&T’s biological sciences department will host a public exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” from Friday, March 1 until Sunday, March 17 at The Centre recreational complex at 1200 Holloway St. in Rolla. The exhibit will be available for viewing during The Centre’s regular hours of operation.

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Hundreds of students head to Missouri S&T for hackathon competition

Posted by on February 21, 2019

Approximately 300 college students from around the world are expected to visit Missouri S&T this March to participate in a hackathon competition. PickHacks is what organizers call a 36-hour “invention marathon” in which students learn to build teams and solve problems creatively.

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Brewer & Shipley to perform at Leach Theatre

Posted by on February 21, 2019

The folk rock duo Brewer & Shipley will perform at Leach Theatre as part of their 50th anniversary tour. Since the 70s, Brewer & Shipley have been writing songs and performing together, and now they’re performing at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T Mine Design Team headed to national competition

Posted by on February 21, 2019

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Missouri S&T’s Mine Design team will travel to the 2019 Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Conference this Saturday, Feb. 23, to present its design to industry professionals as part of the national finals in a design competition.

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