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Missouri S&T graduate to receive 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Posted by on September 23, 2019

Missouri S&T physics graduate Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff will receive the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics as one member of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration. Baganoff is a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research. He earned a bachelor of science degree in physics from Missouri S&T in 1985.

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Fall enrollment at Missouri S&T nearly 8,100

Posted by on September 18, 2019

The fall 2019 enrollment at Missouri S&T, officially recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, is 8,096.

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Ozark Biomedical Initiative to hold Research Symposium Sept. 14

Posted by on September 9, 2019

Researchers from Missouri S&T and Phelps Health, as well as other institutions, will present their research at an annual symposium hosted by the Ozark Biomedical Initiative (OBI) on Saturday, Sept. 14. The event is open to the public. The event will be held 9 a.m.– 1 p.m. in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener […]

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Missouri S&T physics professor celebrates 50 years of teaching excellence

Posted by on August 29, 2019

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will honor Dr. Jerry L. Peacher, associate chair and professor of physics, who has shared five decades of teaching excellence with Missouri S&T. CASB will host a reception in his honor 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Carver-Turner Room […]

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Missouri S&T ranked No. 1 among Missouri colleges for alumni salary potential

Posted by on August 23, 2019

Missouri S&T is ranked as the top four-year university in Missouri for salary potential, according to the 2019 PayScale College Salary Report. Missouri S&T ranks No. 1 for graduates who earn only bachelor’s degrees and among all alumni of Missouri campuses. S&T also is ranked No. 48 nationally for best universities for a bachelor’s degree […]

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Three ways students are saving money on textbooks

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Missouri S&T is providing three options for students to save money on the purchase of textbooks as part of the University of Missouri System’s Affordable and Open Education Resources (AOER) initiative. The program began in 2017 as a way to help students save money when buying books. At Missouri S&T, each course instructor chooses course […]

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Researchers to quantify and reduce harmful black carbon emissions from jet fuels in global aviation

Posted by on August 7, 2019

Missouri S&T recently received $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to determine emissions characteristics of non-volatile particulate matter (nvPM), or black carbon, from burning conventional and sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJFs) in jet engines at cruise altitudes.

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Employees’ proactive behaviors can be risky business, psychologists find

Posted by on July 29, 2019

Organizations often expect their employees to show initiative through proactive behavior, and at the same time, expect them to work well with their co-workers to achieve goals. But proactive approaches may not always be welcome by other team members, according to new psychological research. The research, now published in the European Journal of Work and […]

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New agreement to attract students from Ghana to Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 26, 2019

Missouri S&T forged a new connection with the Republic of Ghana this week with the signing of a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the university and Ghana’s ambassador to the U.S. University leaders expect the agreement to attract new students from the West African nation in the coming years. Missouri S&T interim Chancellor Christopher […]

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Missouri S&T appoints Neil Outar as chief diversity officer

Posted by on June 26, 2019

Neil Outar, interim chief diversity officer (CDO) at Missouri S&T since August 2017, will become the university’s CDO effective July 1, 2019.   “Neil has been very effective as interim chief diversity officer over the past two years, and I’m very pleased to appoint him to the permanent position,” says Missouri S&T Chancellor Christopher G. […]

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