Month: July 2019

Fall sports preview: What to look forward to

Posted by on July 31, 2019

Missouri S&T will soon commence its fall season with football, volleyball, soccer, golf, swimming and cross country. Here’s a glimpse at what’s ahead. Keep up with the Miners year-round at MinerAthletics.com. Football Under the leadership of new head coach Todd Drury, Miner football looks to be in good shape for 2019 despite the loss of […]

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New program offers summer research for students from historically black universities

Posted by on July 29, 2019

Six undergraduate students from Tennessee State University in Nashville and Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, spent two months this summer conducting engineering research at Missouri University of Science and Technology as part of a new program designed to encourage underrepresented engineering students to consider pursuing graduate studies. The six students took part in Missouri S&T’s […]

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Employees’ proactive behaviors can be risky business, psychologists find

Posted by on July 29, 2019

Organizations often expect their employees to show initiative through proactive behavior, and at the same time, expect them to work well with their co-workers to achieve goals. But proactive approaches may not always be welcome by other team members, according to new psychological research. The research, now published in the European Journal of Work and […]

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New agreement to attract students from Ghana to Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 26, 2019

Missouri S&T forged a new connection with the Republic of Ghana this week with the signing of a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the university and Ghana’s ambassador to the U.S. University leaders expect the agreement to attract new students from the West African nation in the coming years. Missouri S&T interim Chancellor Christopher […]

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Psychology pioneer

Posted by on July 25, 2019

Dixie Finley is a trailblazer. When the retired middle school counselor crossed the stage to receive her diploma in 1968, she became Missouri S&T’s first psychology graduate. Finley was part of a significant academic expansion in S&T’s history. When S&T became a standalone university in 1964, its curriculum was expanded to include programs in liberal […]

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Training on values for Greeks to begin this fall at Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 18, 2019

Leaders of fraternities and sororities at Missouri S&T voted to begin a new education program focused on values beginning this fall to prevent risky behaviors among members.

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Meet the Miners behind the moon landing

Posted by on July 15, 2019

Three Missouri S&T Miners played vital roles in NASA’s successful first moon landing The United States’ Apollo 11 mission was the first crewed mission to successfully land on the moon on July 20, 1969. While only two men actually walked on the surface of the moon that day, thousands of NASA employees contributed to the […]

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Record year for patents and inventions at Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 12, 2019

Royalties from patents on commercialized inventions and products bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars in income every year for Missouri University of Science and Technology. During the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2019, Missouri S&T earned a record $698,223 in royalty income, a 32 percent increase over the previous year, and the cumulative royalty amount crossed the $5 million mark in fiscal year 2019.

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Rolla Town Band season finale is July 18

Posted by on July 12, 2019

The Rolla Town Band will perform its fifth and final concert of the 2019 summer season this July. The band will play music from a variety of styles, including traditional band works, concert marches, movie soundtracks and patriotic selections.

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