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Missouri S&T joins dark energy experiment to solve accelerating cosmos mystery

Posted by on September 26, 2019

Missouri S&T has joined the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX) as one of 11 international institutions that are collaborating to define the force causing the accelerated expansion of the universe.

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Larry Gragg’s new book details Las Vegas’ rise from regional vice destination to glittering hotspot

Posted by on September 24, 2019

In his new book released in late August, Dr. Larry Gragg, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T, tells the behind-the-scenes story of Las Vegas’ meteoric rise to becoming the multi-billion dollar tourist industry it is today.

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Missouri S&T wins nearly $2 million for supercomputer system to advance statewide computational research and education

Posted by on September 23, 2019

Missouri S&T has received a $1.96 million grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase and install a new supercomputing system on its campus in Rolla.

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Fall enrollment at Missouri S&T nearly 8,100

Posted by on September 18, 2019

The fall 2019 enrollment at Missouri S&T, officially recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, is 8,096.

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College Factual rates S&T high for engineering, adult learners, veterans

Posted by on September 17, 2019

For traditional students, non-traditional adult learners and military veterans, Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s best universities, according to the latest rankings by the college ratings site College Factual. The ratings site put Missouri S&T among the top 1 percent of all U.S. colleges and universities in three categories: Best engineering program. For the […]

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Ozark Biomedical Initiative to hold Research Symposium Sept. 14

Posted by on September 9, 2019

Researchers from Missouri S&T and Phelps Health, as well as other institutions, will present their research at an annual symposium hosted by the Ozark Biomedical Initiative (OBI) on Saturday, Sept. 14. The event is open to the public. The event will be held 9 a.m.– 1 p.m. in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener […]

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Geothermal system exceeds goals to reduce water, energy use and carbon footprint at five-year mark

Posted by on August 26, 2019

After five years of operation, Missouri S&T’s geothermal energy system continues to exceed its projected campus impact and efficiency.

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Las Vegas’ rise from regional vice destination to glittering hotspot detailed in new book

Posted by on August 24, 2019

A Las Vegas historian is telling the behind-the-scenes story of the city’s meteoric rise into becoming the multi-billion-dollar tourist industry it is today in a new book. “The rise in Las Vegas tourism from one million visitors in 1950, to ten million in 1960 was no accident,” says Dr. Larry Gragg, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching […]

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Missouri S&T ranked No. 1 among Missouri colleges for alumni salary potential

Posted by on August 23, 2019

Missouri S&T is ranked as the top four-year university in Missouri for salary potential, according to the 2019 PayScale College Salary Report. Missouri S&T ranks No. 1 for graduates who earn only bachelor’s degrees and among all alumni of Missouri campuses. S&T also is ranked No. 48 nationally for best universities for a bachelor’s degree […]

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Missouri S&T welcomes smartest class in a decade

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Missouri S&T welcomed its smartest entering class in at least the last decade, as determined by grade point average and test scores. This year’s group of first-year and transfer students at Missouri S&T enters with an average grade point average of 3.95 and an average ACT score of 28.8. That makes this year’s students among […]

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