Author: Peter Ehrhard

Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary history book now available as an e-book

Posted by on September 28, 2023

Missouri S&T’s latest history book, Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years, is now accessible to a wider audience with the release of a digital edition designed for tablets and mobile and other electronic devices.

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New book offers mobster insights that you can’t refuse

Posted by on September 26, 2023

The namesake of a character in Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Moe Sedway, is the focus of a new biographical book that delves into the historic Las Vegas mobster scene. Bugsy’s Shadow: Moe Sedway, “Bugsy” Siegel, and the Birth of Organized Crime in Las Vegas, the latest book by Missouri S&T researcher Dr. Larry Gragg, will […]

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Ivliyeva named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor

Posted by on September 21, 2023

Dr. Irina Ivliyeva, interim chair of arts, languages, and philosophy and professor of Russian at Missouri S&T, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor.

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S&T researchers earn $3 million grant to improve sustainable jet fuels

Posted by on September 12, 2023

Missouri S&T researchers have received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to further study the effects of sustainable aviation fuels on the environment. S&T received a similar grant of over $2 million in 2022 to begin the research.

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Missouri S&T researchers earn two Department of Energy grants

Posted by on August 24, 2023

A physicist and ceramic engineer from Missouri S&T have both been selected to receive grants from the Department of Energy’s Funding for Accelerated, Inclusive Research (FAIR) initiative. The two researchers’ projects were selected by a competitive, scientific peer-reviewed process.

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The book abides: New book traces origin of the term ‘Dude’

Posted by on August 10, 2023

In the 1880s, a new insult was beginning to be used in New York City. The term “dude” was replacing the more commonly used “dandy” to refer to young men who were overly concerned with their appearance and emulating the styles of English gentlemen.

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It’s a Small World (After All)

Posted by on August 3, 2023

What do Polish classical pianist Frédéric Chopin and Ska band Reel Big Fish have in common? The answer is that both are on Dr. Amy Belfi’s playlist. An appropriate mix, perhaps, considering the neuroscientist focuses on the field of music cognition.

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Ivliyeva named interim chair at Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 31, 2023

Dr. Irina Ivliyeva has been named interim chair of the arts, languages, and philosophy department at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Her appointment begins Friday, Sept. 1.

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Faculty profile: Katherine Sharp

Posted by on July 25, 2023

Dr. Katherine (Katie) Sharp, assistant professor of education and biological sciences, grew up in Ohio where her lifelong passion for horses sparked her interest in life sciences. She initially attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, to study equine science, but her genetics and cell biology courses sparked a new interest. Sharp became increasingly fascinated in […]

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Student profile: Patrick Lynch

Posted by on July 25, 2023

Roughly one year ago, I made the decision to switch majors from computer science to the brand-new environmental science program. This decision wasn’t made lightly, and I want to tell you all why I’m so glad I made the switch. One of the things that drew me to environmental science is its innovative approach to […]

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