College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

S&T professor wins American Prize in Composition

Posted by on September 8, 2022

Dr. Kyle Wernke, assistant professor of music at Missouri S&T, has won the American Prize in Composition, 2022, in Orchestral Music (Professional Division) from the American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts.

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The future of automobile travel may be cold combustion

Posted by on August 24, 2022

Ph.D. student Adrian Batista is motivated to learn from different fields of science and combine them to solve problems, because he believes that connecting them is the path to solving for new technological applications. That is why he chose to attend graduate school in chemistry after earning an undergraduate degree in physics.

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New physics book covers atoms, lasers and gravity

Posted by on August 11, 2022

Ever since quantum field theory was effectively invented in 1947 by Hans Albrecht Bethe, it has been a part of advanced physics studies. Quantum electrodynamics provides researchers with a framework to study the interaction of particles and radiation through mathematics.

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In new book, S&T historian explores archaeologists’ and Egyptologists’ social networks

Posted by on July 20, 2022

When most of us think of social networks, we think of connecting digitally with others through sites like Facebook, TikTok or Twitter. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, an associate professor of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses a different type of social network – a physical network of archaeologists, Egyptologists, […]

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Missouri S&T professor receives Army Historical Foundation award

Posted by on June 28, 2022

Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has received the Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Writing Award in the category of Operational/Battle History for his book Island Infernos: The US Army’s Pacific War Odyssey, 1944.

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S&T field laboratory continues to expand learning opportunities

Posted by on June 22, 2022

Staff at Missouri S&T’s biological resource site, the Ozark Research Field Station, have already hosted several summer classes this semester, covering topics such as field biology, insect ecology and vegetation of the Ozarks. And soon, the field station’s offerings could expand thanks to a gift from S&T alumnus Michael Haynes.

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Virginia Tech leader named dean of Arts, Sciences, and Education

Posted by on June 2, 2022

Dr. Mehrzad Boroujerdi has been named vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education (CASE) at Missouri S&T. Currently director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech, Boroujerdi will take over the position from Dr. Kate Drowne, who served as interim dean since 2019. His appointment will begin July 1.

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Researching for public health

Posted by on May 24, 2022

Maya Washington wants people to maximize their physical potential and knows that actions speak louder than words. That is why she is researching the effects of autoimmune diseases on mesenchymal stem cells. These cells have a broad range of potential clinical applications and are a central building block in both engineering and cell therapies.

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S&T faculty pilot new intervention program for struggling students

Posted by on May 24, 2022

The sudden culture shock that comes with transitioning from high school studies to college is a challenge that many students face. To help students in introductory courses better succeed, Missouri S&T’s English and technical communication department implemented a new early intervention pilot program for students struggling with coursework.

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S&T faculty earn statewide awards from MACTE

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Two teachers from Missouri S&T have recently earned Educator of Excellence awards from the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE).

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