Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri S&T appoints new associate dean

Posted by on June 20, 2019

Dr. Melanie Mormile, professor of biological sciences at Missouri S&T, will become associate dean for research and external relations in Missouri S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) effective July 1, 2019. She has served in this role as an interim since July 1, 2018.

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Missouri S&T graduate and fourth-generation family business owner contributes $550,000 to new Classroom Learning Center

Posted by on June 17, 2019

Construction begins in July on a new Classroom Learning Center at Missouri S&T. Robert M. Williams Jr., president and CEO of St. Louis-based Williams Patent Crusher and Pulverizer Co., and a 1974 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T, has contributed $550,000 to the university in support of the project. His gift will fund the learning […]

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Missouri S&T partners with St. Louis College of Pharmacy on pharmacy school admissions

Posted by on June 12, 2019

Aspiring pharmacists attending Missouri University of Science and Technology can now participate in a new pathway to admission into St. Louis College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program.

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Two Missouri S&T professors ranked among world’s top scholars in management information systems

Posted by on June 11, 2019

Two business and information technology professors at Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the world’s most productive management information system (MIS) researchers, according to a 2019 study by the University of Arizona.

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Robin Verble: In the right place at the right time

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Tracking the state of the ecosystem by studying its forests, fires and insect population makes Robin Verble tick, and she uses her findings to help advance healthy and sustainable management of natural areas. Verble joined Missouri S&T in summer 2018 as founding director of its Ozark Research Field Station and associate professor of biological sciences. […]

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker shares life experiences, encourages graduates

Posted by on May 18, 2019

At three commencement ceremonies May 17-18, Bipin Doshi of Mishawaka, Indiana, retired chairman, president and CEO of Schafer Industries of South Bend, Indiana, encouraged Missouri S&T graduates with stories from his life and practical advice for success. He assured students that they were prepared for the next phase of their lives. “The administration and faculty […]

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Missouri S&T joins LIGO and Virgo’s newest research on neutron star smash-ups

Posted by on May 2, 2019

This spring semester, Missouri S&T became the state’s only institution to join the worldwide LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) Scientific Collaboration (LSC) of researchers committed to detecting cosmic gravitational waves. This research explores the fundamental physics of gravity using the emerging field of gravitational wave science as a tool for astronomical discovery.

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Increasing ‘grit’ personality trait is possible, predicting college students’ improved academic success

Posted by on April 26, 2019

Current psychological studies suggest that the personality trait of “grit,” or strength of character, is a better predictor of academic success among college students than more commonly used measures such as a standardized test scores and demographic indicators.

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Beth Kania-Gosche named chair of teacher education and certification at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche, formerly the associate dean of the School of Education and professor of education at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, has been named founding chair of the department of teacher education and certification at Missouri S&T. Her appointment begins July 1.

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Missouri S&T grad helps capture first-ever image of a black hole

Posted by on April 11, 2019

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For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a black hole, and a Missouri S&T graduate played an important role. Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff, a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, is among the collaborators on the international Event Horizon Telescope project to produce the first direct images of a black hole. Baganoff earned a bachelor of science degree in physics from Missouri S&T in 1985.

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