Author: Sarah Potter

Software access to help Missouri S&T students manage digital content

Posted by on February 8, 2019

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This school year, students enrolled in technical communication courses at Missouri S&T gained access to a new tool to help them learn how to create, manage and publish digital content, thanks to software licenses from Vasont Systems.

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American Society of Civil Engineers incoming president to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on February 8, 2019

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The 2020 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will discuss current and future infrastructure challenges society faces during a Missouri S&T guest lecture.

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Missouri S&T to host Missouri Concrete Conference in May

Posted by on February 4, 2019

Missouri S&T will host the annual Missouri Concrete Conference May 6-7 at the Havener Center on the S&T campus. Conference registration is $160 per person.

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Learn, connect and grow at the third Women in Business Seminar

Posted by on February 4, 2019

The month of March marks the celebration of Women’s History Month. In honor of the contributions that women have made to the nation, women in business, women business owners and women entrepreneurs are invited to attend the third annual Women in Business seminar.

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Missouri S&T researcher helps engineers interpret big data

Posted by on February 4, 2019

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Organizations in every industry are drowning in massive amounts of the data collected today. But companies analyze less than one percent of the data they collect, according to a study by the International Data Corp.

A researcher at Missouri S&T is trying to help businesses do better. Dr. Ruwen Qin is helping engineering managers in a variety of industries collect data and use it to design and improve complex systems. From its use in augmented reality to protecting employees in dangerous conditions, big data can help industries improve, she says.

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Boost Your Business seminar offered to help grow small businesses

Posted by on February 4, 2019

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Small-business owners, entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to learn more about tools they can use to start or grow their business are invited to the Boost Your Business seminar hosted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri S&T and the Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce.

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Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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Women in Business group to host Business SuperPOWer connection

Posted by on January 3, 2019

Women in business are invited to attend a Business SuperPOWer connection event organized by the Women in Business Group. The group is hosted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri S&T and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker encourages lifelong learning, collaboration

Posted by on December 15, 2018

At commencement ceremonies today (Saturday, Dec. 15), Stephen G. Suellentrop of Dallas, chairman of Hunt Oil Co. and Hunt Refining Co., encouraged Missouri S&T graduates to never stop learning and to immerse themselves in their career passions.

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The sharing economy’s next frontier: energy sharing

Posted by on December 13, 2018

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The so-called sharing economy has given rise to new forms of business, such as AirBnB and Uber. Could the same sharing approach work in the utility business? A Missouri S&T researcher thinks it can, and she has developed a model for a peer-to-peer network through which consumers could buy, sell and share energy.

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