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S&T to award nation’s first master’s degrees in explosives engineering

Posted by on December 2, 2010

Missouri University of Science and Technology will award the nation’s first master’s degrees in explosives engineering Dec. 18.

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Summer camp featuring explosives starts in June

Posted by on April 30, 2010

Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the few places in the country where college students can study explosives. And, this summer, high school students will once again be coming to Missouri S&T to learn the proper ways to blow things up.

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Missouri S&T to offer master’s degree in explosives engineering

Posted by on April 28, 2010

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The State of Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education (or CBHE) has approved the new master of science degree in explosives engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Grad student researches improvised explosive devices by making his own

Posted by on July 29, 2009

Phillip Mulligan is trying to make improvised explosive devices more powerful with the idea of eventually making them less deadly.

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This summer camp features high-grade explosives

Posted by on May 28, 2009

Dr. Paul Worsey’s specialization is teaching people the right way to blow stuff up. This summer, Worsey will once again host Explosives Camp for high school students at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Training offered to those who work with explosives

Posted by on September 17, 2008

The distance and continuing education office at Missouri University of Science and Technology is offering a training seminar on the professional uses of explosives Oct. 20-22 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in St. Charles, Mo.

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First session of Explosives Camp starts June 8

Posted by on June 4, 2008

The skin and bone structure of a chicken are very similar to the composition of a human hand — which is why blowing up a thawed out chicken from the store provides a good lesson in explosives safety, according to Dr. Paul Worsey, who runs the world’s only hands-on Explosives Camp for high school students […]

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Bridges can be retrofitted to improve blast resistance, say UMR researchers

Posted by on July 25, 2007

After completing a series of explosions at nearby Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla say they are still confident their retrofitting techniques could improve a bridge’s ability to withstand everything from blasts to earthquakes to old age.

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Summer campers to practice the art of blowing stuff up

Posted by on May 18, 2007

High school students from as far away as Hawaii and Egypt are planning trips to Rolla, Mo., next month to practice the art of blowing stuff up.

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UMR to host summer camps

Posted by on May 11, 2006

Students between the ages of 10 and 20 can take a behind-the-scenes look at everything from robots and explosives to geology and spaceships at summer camps and programs to be held this summer on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus. They include:

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