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Rebooting a degree path

Posted by on September 7, 2021

In the 1980s, Michael L. Gueterman was a first-generation college student in Ohio when a chance presentation about a new computer science degree program changed the trajectory of his life. Gueterman, who already had a passion for working with computers, switched his major from biology to computer science the same day. “Little did I know […]

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A formula for success

Posted by on July 27, 2021

Sarah Locke grew up in the small rural town of Lynnville, Tenn., before earning her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2016. “I grew up on a cattle farm and loved every minute of it,” says Locke, who is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics at Missouri S&T.  Locke […]

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How to be an ally

Posted by on June 8, 2021

More than 50 years ago, a tragedy at the Stonewall Inn in New York City galvanized a movement to seek full equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Taking a positive lead

Posted by on May 25, 2021

When Gladwin Bryan Labrague was searching online for colleges as a high school student in the Philippines, he knew he wanted to find a friendly campus that offered a strong educational environment. Now a senior in chemistry, Labrague says he made the right decision.

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S&T alumnus John C. Wagner to speak at Missouri S&T commencement May 14-15

Posted by on May 10, 2021

Dr. John C. Wagner of Idaho Falls, Idaho, director of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and president of Battelle Energy Alliance LLC, will speak at commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Commencement ceremonies will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 14, and at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. Saturday, […]

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Computer niche leads S&T grad to Garmin

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Growing up in Edwardsville, Ill., Kyle Harper was captivated by computers and electronics – from researching computers to learning about their repair and operating systems to computing networking. When it came time to look at colleges, he picked S&T for its range of engineering courses, and that’s where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2015.

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A history of Miner pranks

Posted by on March 31, 2021

According to the New England Historical Society, pranks have been a part of the college experience since at least the 13th century, when students at Oxford University sent a prostitute to the cardinal in residence. The tradition of pranks came to America with the Puritans in the 1600s. Two centuries later, the tradition of college pranks […]

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Staying in the game

Posted by on March 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent colleges and universities across the county to online instruction and the public into lockdown, household supplies like toilet paper and hand soap and kitchen staples like rice and flour became hot commodities that were difficult to come by. College athletes faced a different kind of shortage. “Everyone knew gyms would […]

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A pioneer of integration

Posted by on January 29, 2021

There have to be pioneers to start an integration movement. For Missouri S&T, those pioneers were George Horne and Elmer Bell Jr. Although neither earned degrees from S&T, Horne and Bell were the university’s first two Black students.

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2020 in the news: unprecedented in many ways

Posted by on December 22, 2020

It’s become a cliche to refer to all things 2020 as “unprecedented.” But for Missouri S&T, that phrase holds true this year — and not just because of the pandemic. Several firsts — including a milestone anniversary, groundbreaking gifts, a Miner in the NFL and of course our response to COVID-19 — top our list […]

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