Month: August 2020

Humanities scholar shares cultural knowledge with Missouri S&T and Rolla community

Posted by on August 31, 2020

From analyzing the role of women in American space culture, to enlightening inquiring minds on the historical significance of pandemics, Dr. Marie Lathers is ready to share her more than 35 years of interdisciplinary humanities studies with students and faculty of Missouri S&T and with the Rolla community.

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Missouri S&T researchers to improve shale oil recovery

Posted by on August 31, 2020

Missouri S&T researchers are working to increase the amount of shale oil produced in the United States while reducing the need to drill new wells. They hope to develop a new model to mitigate the formation of heavy organic solids found in the oil during extraction and as a result, make the U.S. more energy independent.

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Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on August 27, 2020

As classes begin this week, Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty this school year with expertise ranging from big data in precision medicine to 19th-century French literature. Julia Alexander,assistant teaching professor in teacher education and certification, worked in elementary and middle school education for 11 years. She holds a master’s degree in education with an emphasis […]

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Meet the newest Miners

Posted by on August 25, 2020

This week marks the first week of classes for Missouri S&T’s incoming Class of 2024. We asked new students what was on their mind as they entered college. Here’s what a few of our newest students had to say:

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Missouri S&T starts school year with most diverse class, blended instruction

Posted by on August 25, 2020

With a record number of underrepresented minorities and Hispanic students, Missouri S&T started classes Monday (Aug. 24) for the 2020-21 school with a blend of online, in-person and hybrid classes to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the Rolla area. A record 11.6 percent of Missouri S&T students enrolled in the fall […]

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Missouri S&T provides same-day antigen testing for its students

Posted by on August 24, 2020

Student health services at Missouri S&T now has the ability to return COVID-19 testing results in a single day. The university recently installed new testing equipment that looks for antigens – molecules that cause a person’s immune system to produce antibodies against illnesses.

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19 S&T faculty receive tenure, promotions

Posted by on August 24, 2020

Nineteen faculty members at Missouri University of Science and Technology received promotions and/or tenure effective Sept. 1.  Those faculty members are:

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Researchers use artificial intelligence to improve efficiency in kidney transplant network

Posted by on August 24, 2020

Tens of thousands of people are on the kidney transplant waiting list. Less than a third of them will receive a kidney this year, and thousands of kidneys are discarded because matches are not made while the donor kidney is viable. Researchers at Missouri S&T are using artificial intelligence to improve workflow efficiency within the transplant network to speed up the process and give patients a better chance of receiving a transplant.

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Missouri S&T student diagnosed with COVID-19

Posted by on August 21, 2020

A Missouri S&T student has tested positive for COVID-19. The student is in isolation and recovering at his off-campus fraternity residence. Missouri S&T student health staff are working with public health officials to identify others who have been in contact with the student recently and have initially quarantined nine other fraternity members as a safety […]

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New commander leads Missouri S&T Air Force ROTC with focus on inclusion

Posted by on August 20, 2020

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Daniel C. Willis has been named commander and professor of aerospace studies to lead the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (Air Force ROTC) Detachment 442 Cadre at Missouri S&T.

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