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Sharing a passion for mathematics

Posted by on January 22, 2019

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When St. James, Mo., native Tyler Glidden graduated from high school, he wanted to be a chemical engineer like his uncle. And he wanted to earn his degree from Missouri S&T because he knew S&T had a great reputation for engineering.

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Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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Janet Kavandi selected for US Astronaut Hall of Fame

Posted by on January 10, 2019

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Dr. Janet Kavandi, veteran astronaut and a graduate of Missouri S&T, has been selected for induction into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony is scheduled for April 6 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

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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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Expert in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) named Tang Professor of Computer Engineering at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 18, 2018

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Due to an incorrect link in the CEC newsletter, you may have arrived on this article when attempting to access Missouri students find a helping hand in Avery Welker. We apologize for any confusion. Dr. Jun Fan, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T and director of the Center for Electromagnetic Compatibility, a National […]

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on December 17, 2018

Missouri S&T presented three Awards of Professional Distinction during winter commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 15. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak at commencement

Posted by on December 17, 2018

Six graduating students at Missouri S&T were chosen to speak during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T on Saturday, Dec. 15. Two undergraduate students – one representing the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) and one representing the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) – and one graduate student spoke during each ceremony.

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Missouri S&T professor elected fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Posted by on December 11, 2018

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Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani, Rutledge-Emerson Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the NAI announced today (Tuesday, Dec. 11).

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Kelvin T. Erickson named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 10, 2018

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Dr. Kelvin T. Erickson, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of electrical and computer engineering. Erickson will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 15.

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Stephen S. Gao named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 10, 2018

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Dr. Stephen S. Gao, professor of geology and geophysics at Missouri S&T, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of geology and geophysics. Gao will be officially recognized during S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 15.

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