Month: January 2021

Calculating history: Leon Hall pens history of mathematics at S&T

Posted by on January 29, 2021

Ask retired mathematics chair Leon Hall how long it took to write his departmental history book, An Ideal Department: Mathematics and Statistics at MSM, UMR, and Missouri S&T, and the answer may surprise you. “I could say 35 years or even 55, but the decision to organize the stuff I had collected into a book was only five […]

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A pioneer of integration

Posted by on January 29, 2021

There have to be pioneers to start an integration movement. For Missouri S&T, those pioneers were George Horne and Elmer Bell Jr. Although neither earned degrees from S&T, Horne and Bell were the university’s first two Black students.

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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on January 29, 2021

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Feb. 3.

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Mathematics major first S&T graduate to commission into US Space Force

Posted by on January 28, 2021

Cory Chafin has become the first graduate of Missouri S&T to commission into the United States Space Force, the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces that was established Dec. 20, 2019.

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Georgia Tech leader Dr. Colin Potts named Missouri S&T’s new provost

Posted by on January 27, 2021

Dr. Colin Potts, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of interactive computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will become provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at Missouri S&T effective June 1.  “Dr. Potts is a dynamic and effective leader who brings an exceptional record of academic and administrative experience to S&T,” says […]

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Missouri S&T student earns national research award

Posted by on January 26, 2021

Julian Kosacki, a Ph.D. student in materials science and engineering from Katy, Texas, recently earned the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. The award recognizes outstanding academic accomplishments, the merit of the student’s research project and the student’s potential to advance in their graduate studies. Kosacki earned the award […]

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U.S. News ranks 16 Missouri S&T programs among top online graduate offerings

Posted by on January 26, 2021

Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree online have 16 nationally ranked programs to choose from at Missouri S&T. U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs rankings, released today (Tuesday, Jan. 26), include Missouri S&T’s online MBA program, 14 online graduate programs in engineering and U.S. News’ computer information technology category.

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Researchers investigate improved bridge repair after collisions

Posted by on January 25, 2021

Vehicle collisions with bridge supports or girders are the second leading cause of bridge collapse in the United States, with an average of three such collisions per day, according to researchers at Missouri S&T who are studying ways to improve bridge repair and cut costs for cities and states.

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Missouri S&T to gather feedback on former Bureau of Mines buildings

Posted by on January 22, 2021

Missouri S&T will gather public comments and hold an open forum on university plans to demolish three buildings known as the Bureau of Mines (BOM) buildings 1, 2 and 3 on the Rolla campus.

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Missouri S&T to host a virtual speaker series this semester

Posted by on January 22, 2021

Missouri S&T’s spring 2021 Speaker Series will kick off in January with a presentation of how infectious diseases originate, spread and how to protect yourself and others from them.

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