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Missouri S&T to celebrate expansion of fitness center

Posted by on April 16, 2019

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Missouri S&T will celebrate the completion of the $4 million expansion of the campus fitness center this month. Missouri S&T Student Council leaders and the athletics department will host a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Student Recreation Center of the Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue in Rolla. Students, faculty and staff who attend will get a first look at the renovated facility.

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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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Paul Orscheln named vice provost for enrollment management at S&T

Posted by on April 11, 2019

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Dr. Paul Orscheln, associate vice president for enrollment management and student retention at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri, has been named vice provost for enrollment management at Missouri S&T. His appointment takes effect June 1.

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Workshop to teach effective marketing using word of mouth and social media

Posted by on April 3, 2019

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Business owners and professionals can learn how to connect with customers at a marketing workshop held in recognition of National Small Business Week, May 5-11. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T is partnering with Phelps County Bank to host a workshop with marketing expert Melissa Forziat.

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Missouri S&T to host third TEDx talk April 11

Posted by on April 2, 2019

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Students, faculty members and professionals will come together next week to share what it means to be overlooked during Missouri S&T’s third TEDx event.

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Missouri S&T secures $2 million contract to develop engineering program in Kuwait

Posted by on March 12, 2019

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Missouri S&T faculty will help a university in Kuwait develop its own undergraduate engineering program through a nearly $2 million contract.

The Gulf University of Science and Technology (GUST), a private university near Kuwait City on the Persian Gulf, signed a $1.9 million, five-year agreement with Missouri S&T to establish new engineering programs and monitor the programs’ quality.

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Missouri S&T selects 2019 St. Pat and court

Posted by on March 8, 2019

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Peter Doran, a senior in engineering management at Missouri S&T, will portray St. Patrick during the 111th celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla. Doran is from Kansas City, Missouri. St. Pat and his court will officially arrive in downtown Rolla at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 13. Following a procession through downtown, the court will preside over follies at the pavilion on 9th and Oak streets near the railroad tracks.

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Entrepreneurship in action as S&T students pitch ideas

Posted by on March 8, 2019

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Thousands of people who suffer from Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease, may soon have relief due to two Missouri S&T students’ work with glass. The two will pitch their ideas as a potential business enterprise as part of the University of Missouri System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program.

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Bands Bowling for Soup and 3OH!3 to headline St. Pat’s concert

Posted by on March 7, 2019

Rock-and-roll band Bowling for Soup and electronic pop duo 3OH!3 will headline the Grateful Board festival concert during the 111th annual St. Pat’s celebration at Missouri S&T. The musical artists will wrap up the university’s weeklong celebration with a free concert for the community.

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Missouri S&T announces 2019 Honorary St. Pat and Honorary Knights

Posted by on March 7, 2019

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The St. Pat’s Celebration Committee at Missouri S&T has announced Bill Jenks will serve as Honorary St. Pat and parade marshal for the 111th St. Pat’s celebration.

The committee also announced the 2019 Honorary Knights of St. Patrick. The eight Honorary Knights are Dr. Joel Burken, University of Missouri System President Mun Y. Choi, Ken Clayton, Tyrone Davidson, Connie Goodridge, Steve Malott, Dr. Jeff Schramm and Bill Stoltz.

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