Missouri S&T is known as a university that prepares students for success after college – whether that involves getting that great first job, furthering their education in graduate school or equipping them to pursue their passions as entrepreneurs. Miners are resourceful and inventive, and they leave S&T armed with an education that will prepare them […]Read More »
Kayla McBride’s favorite view, the one that inspires most of her artwork, is of the rolling hills of her family’s 160-acre Bakersfield, Mo., farm.
“I don’t really have a studio, but I do try to make that my view,” says the biological sciences sophomore. “Anytime there is a beautiful sunset, I just look at it and think, ‘How could I recreate that?’ Pictures don’t do it justice.”Read More »
In the early 1960s, the Thalidomide drug scare caused thousands of worldwide infant deaths and birth defects from a morning sickness medicine for expectant mothers. The disaster transformed drug regulation systems, and changed the pharmaceutical industry’s understanding of chiral properties: the notion that molecules with otherwise identical properties are in fact mirror images, like your right and left hands. Missouri S&T materials science and engineering doctoral student Meagan Kelso wasn’t even close to being born when the chiral consequences of Thalidomide first became apparent nearly 60 years ago. But the drug industry’s continued efforts to fine-tune how it first identifies and then separates chiral compounds is driving the native Texan’s Ph.D. research.Read More »
It’s a rare combination of character traits that Deshawn Jones, a sophomore in biological sciences and running back for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s football team, shares with the world.Read More »
Spring is student design season at Missouri S&T. At any given time during the semester you can see students constructing rockets, driving Formula-style cars around campus parking lots or floating concrete canoes on a local lake.Read More »
Students of all ages have the opportunity to experience hands-on learning this summer at Missouri S&T. They can learn life skills while honing their team-building skills and what it takes to have a career in science, technology, engineering or math.Read More »
As the annual celebration of Black History Month at Missouri S&T comes to an end, we begin a series of articles exploring issues brought to light by the university’s campus climate survey. In “A conversation on race,” the first of this series, Missouri S&T students of color discuss racial issues.Read More »