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A conversation with international students

Posted by on March 26, 2019

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They leave their families and home countries and travel long hours to arrive in the small town of Rolla, Missouri, to attend Missouri S&T. Once here, international students face challenges unfamiliar to most native-born U.S. citizens: language barriers, housing, making new connections, and adjusting to different food, weather and customs.

But with support from their fellow international students, their new community and Missouri S&T, many of them overcome each of these challenges, build new networks of friends and succeed academically.

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A look at the dark side of smart tech

Posted by on February 26, 2019

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Smart phones. Smart watches. Smart speakers. Smart appliances.

Smart devices are improving people’s lives every day. Advances in smart technology are helping people stay connected, find information and organize their lives along with numerous other benefits.

With these advances also come a sense of unease and insecurity – concerns about privacy, personal data sharing and ethics.

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Missouri S&T to host PickHacks competition

Posted by on February 19, 2019

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Imagine a hacker. What may come to mind is a criminal using computers to break into companies or government agencies to steal sensitive information or plant malware. But the hackers headed to Missouri S&T’s PickHacks next month are coming to brainstorm new ideas to solve real-world challenges, not to infest your computer network.

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From snap-circuits to solar cars

Posted by on February 12, 2019

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From the time Jesse Cureton was a little kid tinkering with his first snap-together circuits kit in Bonne Terre, Mo., he knew he wanted to work with electronics. But even though his parents always told him about a university in Rolla known for its engineering programs, when it came time to apply for college, he wasn’t […]

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Missouri S&T events highlight Black History Month

Posted by on January 30, 2019

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February is national Black History Month, and the community is invited to celebrate with Missouri S&T. The following events will be a part of the celebration:

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Sharing a passion for mathematics

Posted by on January 22, 2019

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When St. James, Mo., native Tyler Glidden graduated from high school, he wanted to be a chemical engineer like his uncle. And he wanted to earn his degree from Missouri S&T because he knew S&T had a great reputation for engineering.

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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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U.S. News ranks 15 S&T programs among top online graduate offerings

Posted by on January 15, 2019

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Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree online have 15 nationally ranked programs to choose from at Missouri University of Science and Technology. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs rankings, released today (Tuesday, Jan. 15), include Missouri S&T’s online MBA program, 12 online graduate programs in engineering, and programs that are highly ranked in U.S. News’ non-MBA business and computer information technology categories.

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The year in research: 18 stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 17, 2018

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From studies on how DNA could be used to deliver targeted cancer treatments to research on how to develop trust with artificial intelligence to studies on gender bias, traumatic brain injury, electric vehicle charging and more, Missouri S&T faculty and students explored a variety of research topics in 2018. Here are 18 major research stories from S&T for the 2018 calendar year.

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Missouri S&T wins Mineral Water Bowl

Posted by on December 2, 2018

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It was a long time between bowl games — 68 years, to be exact — but the Missouri S&T Miners proved they were worthy of the post-season on Saturday (Dec. 1, 2018) with a convincing win over the Minnesota State University Moorhead Dragons in the 2018 Mineral Water Bowl.

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