Tag: biological sciences

Missouri S&T announces new faculty fellows for NSF program

Posted by on May 8, 2024

Two faculty members at Missouri S&T have been selected for the university’s second cohort of ADVANCE Faculty Fellows.

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Missouri S&T students exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 10, 2024

Undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri, on April 4 to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

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Notable moments of 2023

Posted by on December 14, 2023

In 2023, Missouri S&T broke records for Career Fairs, broke ground for two new buildings and took education on the road with a STEM Mobile. These are among our many achievements this year. Read about 10 notable and newsworthy Missouri S&T moments from 2023.

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35 faculty honored for outstanding teaching, service, experiential learning

Posted by on December 11, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 6 on campus. Honorees include:

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A voice for the environment

Posted by on December 6, 2023

Megan Sly, a senior in environmental science from Springfield, Missouri, was originally a vocal performance major at a different university, but decided she wanted to pursue a career in science instead.

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Curators approve Ph.D. programs in bioengineering and biological sciences at S&T 

Posted by on November 16, 2023

The University of Missouri Board of Curators unanimously voted today (Nov. 16) to approve two new Ph.D. programs at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The new programs in bioengineering and biological sciences support S&T’s continued growth in education and research related to health care and related fields.   The programs now must be approved […]

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Is secondhand smoke from vapes less toxic than from traditional cigarettes?

Posted by on October 23, 2023

According to the National Youth Tobacco Survey in 2020, 33.8% of U.S. middle and high school students report that they have been exposed to secondhand e-cigarette aerosols in indoor spaces. But little is known about how inhaling the heated metals, flavorings and other chemicals in the electronic cigarettes affect health.

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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S&T students visit one of the most biodiverse places on Earth

Posted by on June 7, 2023

Eleven Missouri S&T students are currently in Ecuador as part of a study abroad course through the university’s environmental science program. The students are conducting research at Tiputini Biodiversity Station on the Rio Tiputini, located in the Amazon rainforest, to learn about Ecuador’s biodiversity, including volcanos and rainforests.

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S&T student team creates spinach-based skin graft

Posted by on May 10, 2023

A team of three undergraduate students from Missouri S&T recently won a $15,000 first place award at the Regnier Venture Creation Challenge in Kansas City for their project titled “Foliagraft.” Foliagraft is a new way to use spinach leaves and stem cells to help burn patients and others with wounds and conditions that require a skin graft.

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