College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Former astronaut to address ‘new normal’ in Missouri S&T virtual presentation

Posted by on April 10, 2020

Dr. Sandra Magnus, former Atlantis astronaut, will present a webinar titled “Mission Possible: Adapting to New Norms” at 2 p.m. Friday, April 17. The virtual event, hosted by Missouri S&T, is open to the campus community and the general public.

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Researchers create unique DNA biosensor for early stage disease detection

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Disease detection at an early stage is one of the biggest challenges biochemists and materials scientists are trying to meet by combining their expertise at Missouri S&T. The researchers used nanotechnology in biomedical diagnostics – a process called nanodiagnostics – to create a new, ultrasensitive DNA biosensor. The new sensor could potentially detect DNA-based biomarkers for early diagnosis of cancer and genetic disorders, as well as monitor patient responses to therapies.

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Missouri S&T students, alumni help housebound kids with virtual STEM outreach

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Students from Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team are adapting their traditional onsite K-12 outreach visits to virtual learning sessions for curious kids who are housebound during coronavirus pandemic school closures.

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Successful transition to online-only courses for S&T faculty and students

Posted by on April 2, 2020

Students and faculty at Missouri S&T are back from spring break and back to meeting virtually after COVID-19 shut down classrooms on the Rolla campus and at the other University of Missouri System universities. The transition to online education has gone fairly smoothly, according to faculty and students.

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St. Pat’s, Teaching and Learning Technology events canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Posted by on March 11, 2020

Due to concerns related to the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Missouri University of Science and Technology has canceled all university-sponsored events associated with the annual St. Pat’s Celebration and the university’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference.

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Missouri S&T graduate and faculty member creates endowment for new Collaboratory in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on March 9, 2020

Missouri S&T alumna and faculty member Dr. Petra DeWitt has established a $100,000 endowment to support the S&T Collaboratory, a new digital humanities lab in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business. The DeWitt Collaboratory Undergraduate Student Assistantship will fund a student position focused on communication projects advancing humanities-based research. The position will be based […]

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Missouri S&T performing arts to host student showcase this spring

Posted by on February 26, 2020

Missouri S&T’s arts, languages, and philosophy department will present its annual performing arts showcase this March.

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A heart and soul for research

Posted by on February 24, 2020

Nuran Ercal could easily be called the backbone of biochemistry at Missouri S&T. Named the Richard K. Vitek/Foundation for Chemical Research Endowed Chair in Biochemistry in 2009, Ercal combines academic expertise from analytical and environmental chemistry, biological sciences, and chemical and biological engineering to make significant and collaborative contributions to science.

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Missouri S&T to launch Global Engineering Program in fall 2020

Posted by on February 20, 2020

Future engineers who aspire to work globally can prepare for their careers through Missouri S&T’s new Global Engineering Program. Engineering students will enroll in the program starting in the fall 2020 semester.

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A crime to remember

Posted by on February 13, 2020

With painstaking accuracy, Dr. Trent Brown tells a compelling story of true crime that reveals the consequences of socioeconomic injustice in the South in his new book, Murder in McComb: The Tina Andrews Case. The book is published by LSU Press and will be released February 19.

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