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Missouri S&T dinosaur-hunting student finds second triceratops

Posted by on April 9, 2024

What is even better than a student from Missouri S&T finding the remains of one dinosaur? Finding the remains of two. 

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Missouri S&T alumni shoot for the moon

Posted by on March 28, 2024

In the 1960s, Donald Beinart, a Missouri S&T alumnus, helped create flight simulation systems for NASA’s Project Gemini, which was a precursor to the Apollo program’s manned lunar landings. Almost six decades later, his grandson, Matt Klosterman, who is also a Missouri S&T alumnus, played a role in the country’s first lunar landing since the Apollo program came to an end.

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Gao named Missouri S&T’s chair of geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering

Posted by on March 21, 2024

Dr. Stephen S. Gao, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE) at Missouri S&T, will take the reins as permanent chair of his department on Monday, April 1. Since August 2023, he has served as the interim chair. 

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Apply to speak at Missouri S&T’s TEDx talk

Posted by on March 19, 2024

Speaker applications are open for the TEDx event on the Missouri S&T campus this fall. Anyone with a topic relating to the theme “Unveiling Resilience” can apply to speak at the event. The application deadline is Sunday, April 28.

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Freddy Ray Dugard: From S&T’s football field to Ford’s front office

Posted by on March 13, 2024

When Freddy Ray Dugard was a senior in 2009 at St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens, New York, he says he wouldn’t have been able to point out Missouri on a map. 
 
Fast-forward about 15 years, and Dugard now says that state — and more specifically Missouri S&T — has helped shape his career and set him on a path for success.  

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Community invited to Women’s Hall of Fame celebration

Posted by on March 12, 2024

Three successful individuals will be honored at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s annual Women’s Hall of Fame Luncheon noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center on the S&T campus. A complementary lunch and dessert will be served. To reserve your spot, please register.

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Missouri S&T professor named president-elect of ASEE

Posted by on March 5, 2024

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) recently completed its annual election, and Dr. Christi Luks, a chemical engineering faculty member at Missouri University of Science and Technology, won the national organization’s race for president-elect. 

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Satellite designed by Missouri S&T students launches into space

Posted by on March 5, 2024

A Missouri S&T student-designed satellite is now in space and revolving around the Earth — thanks to some help from a SpaceX rocket.

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Engineers Week: ‘Computer engineers pave the way for the future’

Posted by on February 22, 2024

Joshua Perkins, a junior at Missouri S&T, has long been interested in having a career as a computer engineer.  

The reason why?  

“Computer engineers pave the way for the future,” he says.

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Engineers Week: S&T professor says flying cars à la ‘The Jetsons’ will soon be a reality

Posted by on February 22, 2024

Remember the flying cars made famous in Hanna-Barbera’s futuristic cartoon, The Jetsons, that first aired in the early 1960s? 

According to Dr. Xiaosong Du, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, a similar mode of transportation will be an option for people needing a ride across larger cities in the next 5-10 years.  

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