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S&T graduate student earns Pat Tillman Scholarship

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Elizabeth Tarbox, a graduate student in environmental engineering at Missouri S&T from Springfield, Missouri, has been named a Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar in recognition of her military service and work on humanitarian missions to provide disaster relief.

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Sotiriou-Leventis named chemistry chair at S&T

Posted by on July 11, 2022

Dr. Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis has been named chair of the chemistry department at Missouri S&T. Her appointment began July 1.

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Mining entrepreneur makes his own luck, shares his good fortune

Posted by on June 21, 2022

“We need more mining engineers than ever before,” says Missouri S&T alumnus George Webber. “Everything in this world is based on minerals — including today’s need for the key minerals that make lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and other clean energy devices.”

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Find your fit

Posted by on June 14, 2022

As a high school student, Maria Alvarado says she never made time for clubs or extracurricular activities because she focused so much on academics. But when she joined Missouri S&T, she quickly realized she was around like-minded people who wanted to “solve problems and improve the world.”

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Susan Murray named acting vice provost and dean of Missouri S&T’s Kummer College

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Susan Murray, chair and professor of psychological science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named acting vice provost and dean of the university’s Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development.

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Board of Curators Student Representative Remington Williams remembered as strong advocate, accessible leader

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Remington Williams, student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators who died in a car accident last week, is remembered by Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani and former student representative Avery Welker as a strong leader, engaging personality, and advocate for students at Missouri S&T and throughout the University of Missouri System. Williams, […]

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Missouri S&T names AI expert Donald Wunsch founding director of Kummer Institute Center for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems

Posted by on June 9, 2022

Dr. Donald C. Wunsch II, the Mary K. Finley Missouri Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been appointed founding director of the university’s Kummer Institute Center for Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. He begins his duties Dec. 1.

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Virginia Tech leader named dean of Arts, Sciences, and Education

Posted by on June 2, 2022

Dr. Mehrzad Boroujerdi has been named vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education (CASE) at Missouri S&T. Currently director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech, Boroujerdi will take over the position from Dr. Kate Drowne, who served as interim dean since 2019. His appointment will begin July 1.

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Researching for public health

Posted by on May 24, 2022

Maya Washington wants people to maximize their physical potential and knows that actions speak louder than words. That is why she is researching the effects of autoimmune diseases on mesenchymal stem cells. These cells have a broad range of potential clinical applications and are a central building block in both engineering and cell therapies.

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Poised for flight

Posted by on May 24, 2022

While his classmates crossed the graduation stage in Rolla, Dillon Ruble wound up his pitching arm at an international paper airplane contest halfway around the world.

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