Student Life

Missouri S&T invites the public to Smithsonian-sponsored exhibit on infectious disease outbreaks

Posted by on February 22, 2019

Missouri S&T’s biological sciences department will host a public exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” from Friday, March 1 until Sunday, March 17 at The Centre recreational complex at 1200 Holloway St. in Rolla. The exhibit will be available for viewing during The Centre’s regular hours of operation.

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Jan. 24 opening of Hispanic Film Festival broadens S&T’s cultural offerings

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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For the fifth consecutive year, Missouri University of Science and Technology is pleased to present its Hispanic Film Festival of five movies that begin on January 24 and end on April 25. The screenings are free of charge and open to the S&T campus and the general public of Rolla and surrounding communities.

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‘A Day ON, Not a Day Off’ for many S&T students Jan. 21

Posted by on January 15, 2019

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A group of civic-minded students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by taking “A Day ON, Not a Day Off” on Monday, Jan. 21. This year, more than 250 students and staff will volunteer throughout Phelps County.

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Missouri students find a helping hand in Avery Welker

Posted by on January 3, 2019

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It isn’t difficult to spot Avery Welker in a crowd. At 6 feet 4 inches tall, the Missouri S&T graduate student towers above his peers, but his broad smile and relaxed manner make it easy for him to make connections. “I find it fun to talk and learn something new about a person,” says Welker. His genuine interest in other people – especially students – led him to apply to be the student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators.

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FYRE program advances freshman’s STEM passion

Posted by on October 23, 2018

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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.

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Diwali Festival of Lights event to be held Oct. 28 at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 19, 2018

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.

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S&T’s multicultural theater production promotes understanding, receives first-time grant funding

Posted by on October 9, 2018

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Missouri S&T’s commitment to inclusive excellence will be apparent in the university’s upcoming multicultural production of “Anon(ymous),” a contemporary play about a young refugee’s inaugural journey through the United States that’s been reimagined from Homer’s “Odyssey.”

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Unlock your future at CASB’s annual career panel discussion

Posted by on October 3, 2018

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Students from all majors are invited to learn about real-world career progression and experiences through a panel discussion hosted by the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB). The event will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Lunch will be provided.

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Student-run detective noir comedy keeps you guessing ‘til the end

Posted by on September 18, 2018

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Missouri S&T’s collegiate theater society presents its 2018 play this month – a comedic parody of classic detective murder mystery films. Performances of “Kill Me, Deadly” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Black Box Theatre in Room 143 Castleman Hall, located at the corner of 10th and Main streets in Rolla.

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Chemistry undergraduate completes summer fellowship with gratitude and a published, peer-reviewed paper

Posted by on August 29, 2018

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Rachel Nixon, a junior in chemistry at Missouri S&T and recipient of the new Carey and Christine Bottom Endowed Scholarship in Undergraduate Chemistry Research, is thankful for the 10-week program she completed this summer. Working in Dr. Risheng Wang’s bionanotechnology lab eight hours a day, Nixon finished her peer-reviewed, published paper for a DNA-origami project already underway, then began a new project.

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