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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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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on May 16, 2022

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented the Award of Professional Distinction to two alumni during a spring commencement ceremony held Saturday, May 14. The award recognizes outstanding Missouri S&T alumni for professional achievement.

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Blunt, Short honor graduates at Missouri S&T commencement ceremonies

Posted by on May 16, 2022

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, who has served Missouri in the Senate since 2010, and Ellis Short IV, a Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate and founder of Kildare Partners, delivered commencement addresses during three Missouri S&T graduation ceremonies last weekend. 

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Michael Carlson embarks on a great journey

Posted by on May 11, 2022

“Getting more involved in satellites will take computer science into a whole new spectrum,” says Michael Carlson. He graduates Saturday with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and will also be commissioned as a lieutenant in the U.S. Space Force, where he plans to specialize in cybersecurity.

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From brain and heart surgeries to graduation

Posted by on May 11, 2022

Creighton Miles has wanted to earn a master’s degree in explosives engineering from Missouri S&T since age 12. He was just a few credit hours from achieving his goal last December when he stayed home from work in Kansas City one day with a migraine. He later tried to get out of bed but couldn’t walk. Creighton’s bride of four months, Emily, notified Creighton’s parents and then called 911. The emergency room physician diagnosed Creighton with a brain bleed and ordered immediate surgery.

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S&T faculty earn statewide awards from MACTE

Posted by on May 10, 2022

Two teachers from Missouri S&T have recently earned Educator of Excellence awards from the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE).

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S&T’s Renaissance Student Award goes to Pamela Petterchak

Posted by on May 4, 2022

Pamela Petterchak, a senior in computer science and computer engineering from St. Louis, has been named Missouri S&T’s Renaissance Student for 2022. She received the award, which includes a $1,000 prize, on May 3, at a ceremony hosted by the arts, languages and philosophy department.

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on April 22, 2022

More than 1,000 Missouri S&T graduates will be awarded degrees during four commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T in May. Commencement speakers will include: Dr. Casey Burton, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Ellis Short.

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Missouri S&T’s Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Team to compete at West Point

Posted by on April 14, 2022

Army ROTC students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will soon head to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, to compete in a series of skill and team events during the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition. Missouri S&T’s team is one of only 16 non-military academy teams selected from the 274 Army ROTC programs throughout the country to compete at the event.

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