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International orchestras to perform Missouri composer’s modern musical composition

Posted by on October 17, 2019

Three orchestras across the globe will perform an original composition, “Burst,” by Dr. Kyle Wernke, orchestra director at Missouri S&T. This week, Ablaze Records will release a recording of the piece performed by Czech Republic orchestra Brno Philharmonic on Orchestral Masters, Volume 6. Two other orchestras in Tampa Bay, Florida, and Paris will perform the work for live audiences in the coming months.

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Volunteers needed for Missouri S&T girls’ conference

Posted by on October 14, 2019

Women are needed as volunteers to serve as guides for attendees of the 20th annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference that will be held Friday, Nov. 15, at Missouri S&T.

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Participate in community events during Engagement Week

Posted by on October 11, 2019

Community members are invited to join in the celebration of the University of Missouri System’s inaugural Engagement Week October 21-25. Missouri University of Science and Technology will host three live-stream presentations during the week that focus on the university’s commitment to local outreach.

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Missouri S&T crowns 2019 Homecoming royalty

Posted by on October 7, 2019

Missouri S&T crowned the 2019 Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the Oct. 5 football game between S&T and Quincy University.

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S&T expands Project Lead The Way to rural south-central Missouri school districts

Posted by on October 4, 2019

Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national nonprofit organization that aims to generate interest in science and engineering among pre-college students, is expanding into new school districts in 10 south-central Missouri counties. The state’s PLTW effort is coordinated through Missouri S&T, which is providing state-funded grants to the districts. David Hosick, senior program director of […]

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Workshop to help area businesses improve holiday marketing plans

Posted by on October 4, 2019

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T is partnering with Google and Constant Contact to host a marketing workshop designed to help business owners and professionals learn how to grow their digital skills. Attendees will use Google tools to prepare marketing campaigns for the holidays.   The workshop will be held 11:30 a.m. […]

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Joel Burken receives international lifetime achievement award

Posted by on September 27, 2019

This week, the International Phytotechnology Society (IPS) awarded Dr. Joel Burken the Milton P. Gordon Award for Excellence in Phytoremediation during the society’s annual conference in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. IPS recognizes one leader every year in the field of phytoremediation – a process that uses various types of plants to remove, stabilize or destroy […]

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Workshop to teach use of census data to start or grow a business

Posted by on September 27, 2019

The Small Business Development Center will teach business owners and entrepreneurs to use census data to help start or grow a business and to understand the business landscape for a region during a workshop planned for Oct. 24. The event is sponsored by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T, the U.S. Small […]

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Missouri S&T joins dark energy experiment to solve accelerating cosmos mystery

Posted by on September 26, 2019

Missouri S&T has joined the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX) as one of 11 international institutions that are collaborating to define the force causing the accelerated expansion of the universe.

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Larry Gragg’s new book details Las Vegas’ rise from regional vice destination to glittering hotspot

Posted by on September 24, 2019

In his new book released in late August, Dr. Larry Gragg, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T, tells the behind-the-scenes story of Las Vegas’ meteoric rise to becoming the multi-billion dollar tourist industry it is today.

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