Author: Delia Croessmann

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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A promise kept

Posted by on January 19, 2021

Tracy Carpenter Bond knows something about tenacity. In the face of dire circumstances that most of us have not experienced, Bond completed her master of science degree in industrial-organizational psychology in December 2020 and was selected as one of three Missouri S&T graduation speakers.

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Missouri S&T global engineering student featured in national language learning campaign

Posted by on December 17, 2020

Jessi Schoolcraft, a junior at Missouri University of Science and Technology from Willard, Missouri, is the subject of an interview about the benefits of combining an engineering education with foreign language skills and cross-cultural experiences on the national “Lead with Languages” campaign website.

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Researchers validate theory that neutrinos shape the universe

Posted by on November 30, 2020

The effect that nearly massless, subatomic particles called neutrinos have on the formation of galaxies has long been a cosmological mystery — one that physicists have sought to measure since discovering the particles in 1956. But an international research team has created cosmological simulations that accurately depict the role of neutrinos in the evolution of […]

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First-year scholars undeterred by unusual beginning

Posted by on November 24, 2020

First-year students Garrett Blum and Hannah Tillery, Missouri S&T’s inaugural Evans Dean’s Scholars, have chosen different academic paths, but their life histories and achievements are noticeably parallel.

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Missouri S&T physics professor among the world’s most highly cited researchers

Posted by on November 24, 2020

Dr. Yew San Hor, associate professor of physics at Missouri S&T, has been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 list from Clarivate.

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Health care teams respond to COVID-19

Posted by on November 10, 2020

With no known cases of COVID-19 on campus at the time, Missouri S&T’s 2020 cancellation of its iconic St. Pat’s celebration seemed extreme to some, but that March 11 announcement occurred on the same day the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic.

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S&T’s first history fellowship honors faculty mentor

Posted by on November 3, 2020

With a gift of $250,000, Missouri S&T history alumnus Cordell Smith has established the university’s first endowment to fund the research efforts of S&T history and political science faculty. The Lawrence O. Christensen Endowed Faculty Fellowship honors late Missouri historian and S&T professor Dr. Lawrence Christensen.

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Nobel Prize winner to give virtual physics colloquium at Missouri S&T

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Dr. Rainer Weiss, winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics, will present a virtual physics colloquium titled “Beginnings of gravitational wave astronomy: current state and future” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5.

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John C. McManus wins Gilder Lehrman Prize for best book in military history

Posted by on October 8, 2020

Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history at Missouri S&T, has been awarded the seventh annual Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History for Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943 (Dutton-Penguin). The $50,000 prize is awarded by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to recognize the best book in the field of military history published in English during the previous calendar year.

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