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A history of Miner pranks

Posted by on March 31, 2021

According to the New England Historical Society, pranks have been a part of the college experience since at least the 13th century, when students at Oxford University sent a prostitute to the cardinal in residence. The tradition of pranks came to America with the Puritans in the 1600s. Two centuries later, the tradition of college pranks […]

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S&T professor is “go-to guy” for flood-control history

Posted by on March 18, 2021

Dr. J. David Rogers, the Karl F. Hasselmann Missouri Chair in Geological Engineering, has studied major floods on every continent except Antarctica. No surprise, then, that media organizations seek him out for stories about the history of flood control.

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Staying in the game

Posted by on March 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent colleges and universities across the county to online instruction and the public into lockdown, household supplies like toilet paper and hand soap and kitchen staples like rice and flour became hot commodities that were difficult to come by. College athletes faced a different kind of shortage. “Everyone knew gyms would […]

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Missouri S&T biosciences fighting COVID-19

Posted by on February 24, 2021

Missouri S&T students who studied biosciences have been on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the last year and others are seeing secondary patient effects every day in their health care fields. They discuss some of the toughest and most rewarding parts of their jobs and offer their best advice for the public.

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Busy year in ECE

Posted by on February 5, 2021

IEEE, HKN, and Radio Club ECE student groups maintained an active community even within the constraints of social distancing and other campus pandemic protocols and despite the fact that most student events moved to an online format. The IEEE student branch hosted an ice cream social, several skills workshops and Zoom study sessions. The HKN […]

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Online Automation Engineering Laboratories

Posted by on February 5, 2021

The ongoing Covid-19 situation has changed the way Missouri S&T professors deliver courses, including laboratory courses. The move to online coursework in spring 2020 required tremendous dedication and resolve for most faculty, staff and students, but one lab had been prepared for this moment for years.

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New frontiers in research

Posted by on February 5, 2021

Prompted by the rapid spread of COVID-19, researchers around the world began work to quickly develop tests for the virus. A group of researchers in Missouri S&T’s Lightwave Technology Laboratory joined the search and are developing a non-invasive test that produces results in less than 60 seconds.

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Missouri S&T to offer new STEM-focused degrees in water sustainability, teacher education

Posted by on February 4, 2021

Missouri S&T plans to address growing demands for careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields through two new degree programs – one at the undergraduate level for teachers and one at the graduate level for scientists and engineers.

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A pioneer of integration

Posted by on January 29, 2021

There have to be pioneers to start an integration movement. For Missouri S&T, those pioneers were George Horne and Elmer Bell Jr. Although neither earned degrees from S&T, Horne and Bell were the university’s first two Black students.

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Mathematics major first S&T graduate to commission into US Space Force

Posted by on January 28, 2021

Cory Chafin has become the first graduate of Missouri S&T to commission into the United States Space Force, the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces that was established Dec. 20, 2019.

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