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Fall enrollment at Missouri S&T more than 7,600, applications up for 2021

Posted by on September 25, 2020

The fall 2020 enrollment at Missouri S&T, officially recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, is 7,645. This is a 5.6% decrease over last year’s fall enrollment of 8,096. However, applications for the 2021 school year are up more than 21.4% over this time last year, which could indicate an increase in enrollment […]

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Ph.D. student blends disciplines with DOE fellowship

Posted by on September 17, 2020

The success of advanced nuclear energy systems depends heavily on the nation’s ability to efficiently manufacture cost-effective, high-quality nuclear components. An Integrated University Program Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Energy will allow materials science Ph.D. student Joshua Rittenhouse to further his research on using additive manufacturing to make silicon carbide-based (SiC) materials for nuclear […]

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Driving his Pinto into retirement

Posted by on September 17, 2020

Dr. Gary Mueller, a longtime professor of nuclear engineering at S&T, recently retired after 40 years of service. The hundreds of students he taught through the decades no doubt remember him not only for his support and mentorship, but also for his 1977 Ford Pinto Cruise Wagon. “My students obsessed over my Pinto,” Mueller says. […]

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Missouri S&T earns high rankings for return on investment

Posted by on September 11, 2020

Missouri S&T recently earned top rankings from two organizations that focus on students’ return on their investment in a college education. Financial planning website Smart Asset ranked Missouri S&T No. 1 for best value in the state of Missouri, beating out Washington University at No. 2 and Saint Louis University at No. 3. Smart Asset […]

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Researchers say job candidates are rated lower in virtual interviews

Posted by on September 3, 2020

New research provides some of the first solid evidence that people who watch a virtual job interview rate the candidate substantially lower than those who watch the same interview in person.

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Humanities scholar shares cultural knowledge with Missouri S&T and Rolla community

Posted by on August 31, 2020

From analyzing the role of women in American space culture, to enlightening inquiring minds on the historical significance of pandemics, Dr. Marie Lathers is ready to share her more than 35 years of interdisciplinary humanities studies with students and faculty of Missouri S&T and with the Rolla community.

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19 S&T faculty receive tenure, promotions

Posted by on August 24, 2020

Nineteen faculty members at Missouri University of Science and Technology received promotions and/or tenure effective Sept. 1.  Those faculty members are:

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Missouri S&T lab courses are “virtually” hands-on

Posted by on August 18, 2020

Automation engineering lab in electrical and computer engineering As students return to campus at Missouri S&T, many will be in hybrid courses that blend in-person and online education, and some may still be strictly online due to continuing social distance requirements. The move to online courses in the spring to protect students and faculty from […]

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Missouri S&T research on soybean oil may benefit manufacturers, farmers and environment

Posted by on August 18, 2020

Replacing a petroleum and water mixture with soybean oil as a lubricant and cooling agent for cutting metal would save money, reduce environmental impact, be safer for workers, and potentially help soybean farmers across the U.S., say Missouri S&T researchers who are developing the method.

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Not all language is perceived as equal

Posted by on August 11, 2020

When Dr. Sarah Hercula set out three years ago to write her new book, Fostering Linguistic Equality: The SISE Approach to the Introductory Linguistics Course, little did she know it would come off the press at one of the most compelling times in the racial history of the United States — fewer than two weeks before the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hands of police. That defining event, combined with other similar acts, is continuing to incite nationwide protests over racial injustice.

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