Month: May 2019

Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented three Awards of Professional Distinction during spring commencement ceremonies held Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 19. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Eleven S&T staff and faculty honored at Staff Excellence Awards ceremony

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Eleven employees at Missouri University of Science and Technology were honored Wednesday, May 29, for their contributions to the campus during Missouri S&T’s Staff Recognition Day celebration.

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American military historian reflects on 75th anniversary of D-Day

Posted by on May 26, 2019

Even 75 years later, Omaha Beach is better known than understood, says Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian who has studied the battle for Omaha for 25 years. “Only two kinds of people are going to be on this beach,” Col. George Taylor, commander of the U.S. Army’s lead assault regiment on D-Day told […]

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Missouri S&T wind engineer assesses Jefferson City tornado damage

Posted by on May 24, 2019

Less than 24 hours after tornadoes swept through communities across Missouri, Dr. Guirong (Grace) Yan was inspecting the damage in Jefferson City, one of the cities hit by Wednesday night’s tornado outbreak. Yan, an assistant professor of structural engineering at Missouri S&T, and three of her Ph.D. students visited the state capitol to assess the […]

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Sensor-embedded ‘smart’ helmets could detect TBIs

Posted by on May 23, 2019

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are unfortunate occurrences during military training and deployment. Because mild TBIs can be experienced without presenting obvious signs of head trauma or facial lacerations, they are the most difficult type to diagnose at the time of the injury and patients themselves may perceive the impact as mild or harmless. TBIs are cumulative, so treating a patient within the “golden hour” – the first 60 minutes after being injured – is crucial for improved long-term recovery.

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Women in Business group to host two summer events

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Women in business are invited to attend two upcoming events organized by the Women in Business group. The group is hosted by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Robin Verble: In the right place at the right time

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Tracking the state of the ecosystem by studying its forests, fires and insect population makes Robin Verble tick, and she uses her findings to help advance healthy and sustainable management of natural areas. Verble joined Missouri S&T in summer 2018 as founding director of its Ozark Research Field Station and associate professor of biological sciences. […]

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Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team to compete in Utah

Posted by on May 20, 2019

A team of students from Missouri S&T will demonstrate the fundamentals of remote robotic travel and task completion as part of a competition that challenges students to design and build the next generation of Mars rovers.

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker shares life experiences, encourages graduates

Posted by on May 18, 2019

At three commencement ceremonies May 17-18, Bipin Doshi of Mishawaka, Indiana, retired chairman, president and CEO of Schafer Industries of South Bend, Indiana, encouraged Missouri S&T graduates with stories from his life and practical advice for success. He assured students that they were prepared for the next phase of their lives. “The administration and faculty […]

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Nationally regarded engineer and academic leader chosen for chancellor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on May 16, 2019

Dr. Mohammad Dehghani of Stevens Institute of Technology will become Missouri S&T’s next chancellor on Aug. 1, 2019.

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