Behold the common house plant, the front-yard shrub, the rhododendron around back that’s seen better days since the next-door neighbors put their home on the market. They brighten our lawns, increase our property values, even boost our mental and physical health by reducing carbon dioxide levels.
For Dr. Joel Burken, such plants are far more valuable than as mere window dressing. The Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is an expert in phytoforensics, the process of using plants to study human exposure to pollutants.
With a path into military leadership that would map like a complex transit system, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel “Bo” Mahaney just might dispel your preconceived notions of military commanders.Read More »
Entrepreneurs, small-business owners and community stakeholders can learn more about resources powered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) at an upcoming workshop.Read More »
Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science at Missouri S&T and one of the nation’s most distinguished military historians, has won the Thomas Fleming Award for Outstanding Military History Writing for his upcoming journal article on Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s stealth campaign for the 1944 Republican presidential nomination. A $5,000 cash prize accompanies the award.Read More »
Missouri University of Science and Technology’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is honoring four faculty members for their research prowess, classroom service and teaching excellence.Read More »
Local residents who enjoy learning about other cultures are invited to connect with Missouri S&T’s international community through the university’s International Friends Program.Read More »
Kaysi Lee came to Missouri S&T last fall with a passion for science that had been nurtured through the years by her female high school science teachers and by her parents. But when she arrived at S&T, she was surprised at how difficult she initially found her STEM coursework.Read More »
A team of students from Missouri S&T are working to create ash trees that are genetically resistant to the invasive emerald ash borer.Read More »
The India Association at Missouri University of Science and Technology invites the campus and community to attend the 2018 Diwali Festival of Lights event on Sunday, Oct. 28.Read More »