Tag: College of arts sciences and business

Researchers use artificial intelligence to improve efficiency in kidney transplant network

Posted by on August 24, 2020

Tens of thousands of people are on the kidney transplant waiting list. Less than a third of them will receive a kidney this year, and thousands of kidneys are discarded because matches are not made while the donor kidney is viable. Researchers at Missouri S&T are using artificial intelligence to improve workflow efficiency within the transplant network to speed up the process and give patients a better chance of receiving a transplant.

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Missouri S&T renaissance student award goes to Sarah Haug

Posted by on June 3, 2020

Sarah Haug, a senior in chemical engineering from Fenton, Missouri, has earned Missouri S&T’s 2020 Renaissance Student Award. The award was presented during a virtual ceremony hosted on May 15 by the arts, languages and philosophy department within S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business.

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Missouri S&T researchers work to develop simple test for breast cancer

Posted by on May 22, 2020

The American Cancer Society notes that detecting breast cancer early can lead to better outcomes, but current methods to detect cancer at its earliest stages can be invasive, uncomfortable and inaccurate. This is why a pair of researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology and Phelps Health are teaming up to develop a urine test to determine whether a patient may be at increased risk of having breast cancer.

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S&T researcher examines if AI have a mind of their own

Posted by on May 18, 2020

Most people encounter artificial intelligence (AI) every day in their personal and professional lives. Without giving it a second thought, people ask Alexa to add soda to a shopping list, drive with Google Maps and add filters to their Snapchat – all examples of AI use. But a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is examining what is considered evidence of AIs having a “mind,” which will show when a person perceives AI actions as morally wrong.

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Missouri S&T graduate and faculty member creates endowment for new Collaboratory in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on March 9, 2020

Missouri S&T alumna and faculty member Dr. Petra DeWitt has established a $100,000 endowment to support the S&T Collaboratory, a new digital humanities lab in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business. The DeWitt Collaboratory Undergraduate Student Assistantship will fund a student position focused on communication projects advancing humanities-based research. The position will be based […]

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Missouri S&T to build laboratory for study of humanities and technology

Posted by on November 12, 2019

Missouri S&T is planning to build a state-of-the-art communication hub where students and faculty can work together to study how science, technology and the humanities shape — and are shaped by — society, culture, politics and the environment. The S&T Collaboratory is a project of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) and will […]

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Missouri S&T appoints Dr. Kathleen Drowne interim dean of College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on July 1, 2019

Dr. Kathleen (Kate) Drowne, associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) at Missouri S&T, has been named interim vice provost and dean of CASB, effective July 1, 2019. Drowne moves into the position as Dr. Stephen Roberts, CASB’s vice provost and dean since 2014, begins serving as Missouri […]

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Success in arts, sciences and business

Posted by on May 9, 2019

It’s no secret that Missouri S&T is known for engineering. It’s been that way since our founding nearly 150 years ago. The U.S. needed engineers to help fuel the nation’s industrial expansion, and the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy — now Missouri S&T — was established in 1870 to meet that need.  In designing […]

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Dr. Kathleen Sheppard is Missouri S&T’s 2019 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Missouri S&T celebrated Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, as the 2019 Woman of the Year today (Wednesday, April 24) during a campus ceremony.

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A look at the dark side of smart tech

Posted by on February 26, 2019

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Smart phones. Smart watches. Smart speakers. Smart appliances.

Smart devices are improving people’s lives every day. Advances in smart technology are helping people stay connected, find information and organize their lives along with numerous other benefits.

With these advances also come a sense of unease and insecurity – concerns about privacy, personal data sharing and ethics.

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