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NSF honors S&T early-career faculty

Posted by on August 24, 2021

From earthquake clues in ancient bedrock to robots to 2D metals, faculty researchers at Missouri S&T are leading their students into fascinating territory – and winning national recognition to boot. Three of our faculty have won CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation this year.

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Missouri S&T starts school year with most diverse class, blended instruction

Posted by on August 24, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology began classes on Monday, Aug. 23, with record percentages of women and underrepresented minorities. The percentage of female students is 23.9%, tied with the record percentage set in 2016. Underrepresented minority students make up 12.3% of the total, which is an all-time high.  Enrollment of out-of-state students hit a […]

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Northcut named vice provost of academic support

Posted by on August 18, 2021

Dr. Kathryn Northcut, professor of English and technical communication, has been named vice provost of academic support at Missouri S&T, effective Thursday, Sept. 1. She has served as interim vice provost since February 2020. As vice provost of academic support, Northcut oversees the programs and services designed to support learning and improve retention and graduation rates.

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Missouri S&T fraternity wins national excellence award

Posted by on August 12, 2021

S&T’s Beta Chi chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity has won a Founders’ Award of Chapter Excellence for 2020-21 from its national organization.

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Missouri S&T Ph.D. student receives NASA graduate research award

Posted by on August 9, 2021

When NASA sends humans to the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years as part of its Artemis Exploration Program, research conducted by Missouri S&T Ph.D. student David Lund will help crew members understand the ways plasma and lunar surface dust interact.

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Missouri S&T graduate named interim associate dean for research

Posted by on August 3, 2021

Dr. David Borrok, chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE) at Missouri S&T, has been named interim associate dean for research in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at S&T. The appointment became effective Aug. 1.

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Missouri S&T researchers patent implants made with bioactive glasses and metals

Posted by on August 2, 2021

Medical devices made of bioactive glasses and metals that dissolve at the end of their operational lifespan could replace other types of implants and eliminate the need for invasive removal once they have served their purpose, say researchers at Missouri S&T. The researchers recently received a patent for the device.

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Missouri S&T offers summer research for students from HBCUs

Posted by on July 30, 2021

Eight students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) participated in a summer program at Missouri S&T that is designed to encourage engineering students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate studies. This year, students in Missouri S&T’s Summer Engineering Research Academy (SERA) visited Rolla from Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, Tennessee State University in Nashville and Morgan State University in Baltimore.

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Missouri S&T to require face coverings effective Monday, Aug. 2

Posted by on July 29, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology will require face coverings in certain indoor areas on campus beginning Monday, Aug. 2. The new policy, announced today (Thursday, July 29), requires all students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear face coverings in classrooms and laboratories beginning Monday. This policy applies to all, regardless of vaccination status. Face […]

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S&T adds medical lab science certification as a biological sciences emphasis area

Posted by on July 22, 2021

A new program at Missouri S&T will allow those interested in the field of medical laboratory science to study in the Missouri S&T biological sciences department for three years and then finish their degree with a year of clinical professional study at one of three certified Missouri hospital programs.

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