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Dr. Kathleen Sheppard is Missouri S&T’s 2019 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Missouri S&T celebrated Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, as the 2019 Woman of the Year today (Wednesday, April 24) during a campus ceremony.

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Commencement at Missouri S&T is May 17, 18

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Missouri S&T will hold three commencement ceremonies this spring. Ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, in the Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue in Rolla.

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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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