Arts & Humanities

New book examines how we currently store nuclear waste

Posted by on March 20, 2024

A new book from a Missouri S&T researcher examines environmental ethics and the responsibilities the current generation has to future ones regarding the removing and storing nuclear waste.

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Step into the ‘Mindscape’ of philosophy

Posted by on February 8, 2024

At Missouri S&T, Dr. Ross Channing Reed is surrounded by future scientists, entrepreneurs and engineers. But they all have one thing in common – the chance to study philosophy and ethics courses to shape their future efforts.

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The year in research – stories worth revisiting 

Posted by on December 19, 2023

From improving glaucoma treatment to mining the minerals needed for our daily lives, Missouri S&T researchers are coming up with innovative ways to tackle challenges. Here’s a look back at 10 research topics of 2023 that demonstrate the variety and depth of research at S&T.

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New book offers mobster insights that you can’t refuse

Posted by on September 26, 2023

The namesake of a character in Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Moe Sedway, is the focus of a new biographical book that delves into the historic Las Vegas mobster scene. Bugsy’s Shadow: Moe Sedway, “Bugsy” Siegel, and the Birth of Organized Crime in Las Vegas, the latest book by Missouri S&T researcher Dr. Larry Gragg, will […]

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The book abides: New book traces origin of the term ‘Dude’

Posted by on August 10, 2023

In the 1880s, a new insult was beginning to be used in New York City. The term “dude” was replacing the more commonly used “dandy” to refer to young men who were overly concerned with their appearance and emulating the styles of English gentlemen.

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New military war history book covers final months of WWII in the Pacific

Posted by on July 20, 2023

The final book in a World War II Pacific theater trilogy will focus on the Allied victory – from the liberation of the Philippines to the Japanese surrender. Military historian Dr. John C. McManus’s new book, To the End of the Earth: The U.S. Army and the Downfall of Japan, 1945, published by Penguin Random House, will be available on May 2.

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It’s GR-R-REAT! New book examines the history of cereal

Posted by on May 11, 2023

A new book by a Missouri S&T researcher delves into the history of breakfast cereals and the role they have played in society and culture. Breakfast Cereal: A Global History by Dr. Kathryn Cornell Dolan examines the entirety of cereal, from the beginning of agricultural history in the Fertile Crescent to modern sugary snacks.

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Bringing crucial cancer treatments to rural communities

Posted by on March 13, 2023

Fresh air, sunsets, and a night sky full of stars are a few of the benefits to country living that rural residents can claim. But access to medical specialists and customized cancer treatment? That often means a lengthy drive to a more urban area. Researchers at Missouri S&T are looking at a new way to deliver radiation therapy to cancer patients that eliminates the need to travel.

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The year in research – stories worth revisiting

Posted by on December 22, 2022

From using artificial intelligence to help match kidney transplant donors with those in need to designing more helpful assistive robots for people with disabilities, Missouri S&T researchers are coming up with innovative ways to tackle challenges. Here’s a look back at 10 research topics  that demonstrate the variety and depth of research at S&T.

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S&T professor creates new Vietnam War course for ‘The Great Courses’

Posted by on December 13, 2022

History buffs and current students alike can now learn more details about the Vietnam War through a new online video-based class created by Missouri S&T military historian Dr. John C. McManus.

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