Month: September 2019

Missouri S&T to honor faculty, alumni during Homecoming

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Ten people with ties to Missouri S&T will be honored during the Miner Alumni Association’s Legends Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 4. The awards banquet is held in conjunction with Missouri S&T Homecoming festivities.

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Joel Burken receives international lifetime achievement award

Posted by on September 27, 2019

This week, the International Phytotechnology Society (IPS) awarded Dr. Joel Burken the Milton P. Gordon Award for Excellence in Phytoremediation during the society’s annual conference in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. IPS recognizes one leader every year in the field of phytoremediation – a process that uses various types of plants to remove, stabilize or destroy […]

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Workshop to teach use of census data to start or grow a business

Posted by on September 27, 2019

The Small Business Development Center will teach business owners and entrepreneurs to use census data to help start or grow a business and to understand the business landscape for a region during a workshop planned for Oct. 24. The event is sponsored by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T, the U.S. Small […]

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Research shows people are overconfident about identifying phishing emails

Posted by on September 26, 2019

People may not be as cyber-savvy as they believe they are when it comes to identifying email phishing scams, according to Missouri S&T researchers. But employers may benefit from teaching employees how to spot phishing by regularly sending them fake phishing emails. Phishing is a method of gathering personal information, banking and credit card details, […]

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Missouri S&T joins dark energy experiment to solve accelerating cosmos mystery

Posted by on September 26, 2019

Missouri S&T has joined the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX) as one of 11 international institutions that are collaborating to define the force causing the accelerated expansion of the universe.

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Wind Symphony to perform fall concert Oct. 6

Posted by on September 25, 2019

Missouri S&T’s arts, languages and philosophy department will present its fall Wind Symphony concert this October.

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Larry Gragg’s new book details Las Vegas’ rise from regional vice destination to glittering hotspot

Posted by on September 24, 2019

In his new book released in late August, Dr. Larry Gragg, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T, tells the behind-the-scenes story of Las Vegas’ meteoric rise to becoming the multi-billion dollar tourist industry it is today.

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Missouri S&T to host in a mine rescue competition with teams from all over the country

Posted by on September 24, 2019

The Missouri Mine Rescue Association, in conjunction with Missouri S&T, will host its 37th annual Mine Rescue Competition at S&T.

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Sivadasan named S&T vice provost of enrollment management

Posted by on September 24, 2019

Shobi Sivadasan, senior associate vice president for graduate and international admissions at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut, has been named vice provost of enrollment management at Missouri S&T. Her appointment begins Oct. 1.

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Missouri S&T wins nearly $2 million for supercomputer system to advance statewide computational research and education

Posted by on September 23, 2019

Missouri S&T has received a $1.96 million grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase and install a new supercomputing system on its campus in Rolla.

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