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Learn about the psychological and biological impact of COVID at panel discussion

Posted by on November 22, 2021

The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted almost every person and changed the way many view the world. In an interdisciplinary panel discussion this November, three faculty from Missouri S&T will explore the challenges that society faces related to the spread of the virus.

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Missouri S&T cadet named Air Force ROTC All-American 2021

Posted by on November 18, 2021

Ean Buffington, an aerospace engineering major from Jackson, Missouri, has been named the Navy Federal Credit Union Air Force ROTC All-American for 2021. Buffington, a cadet in S&T’s Air Force ROTC program, was chosen from more than 300 others who were nominated by ROTC programs across the country. He receives $6,500 scholarship, and his S&T detachment receives $5,000.

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Curators approve Missouri Protoplex, Arrival District projects

Posted by on November 18, 2021

Missouri S&T’s plans to strengthen the state’s advanced manufacturing sector, create a more welcoming entry to campus, and provide space for student innovation and experimentation moved forward today (Thursday, Nov. 18) with the approval of four projects by the University of Missouri Board of Curators. The curators, meeting on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus, […]

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Missouri S&T choirs and symphony orchestra to perform new cantata Dec. 5

Posted by on November 17, 2021

Missouri S&T’s arts, languages, and philosophy department will present the world premiere of “Da Vinci at the River,” a newly commissioned cantata for orchestra, choir, and solo base, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. The cantata was written to commemorate S&T’s 150th anniversary and funded in part by one of several mini-grants for the year-long celebration

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‘Christmas in Killarney’ to offer holiday celebration the Irish way

Posted by on November 16, 2021

The national touring production of “Christmas in Killarney” will be performed at Missouri University of Science and Technology this December as part of S&T’s 2021-22 Campus Performing Arts Series. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Adapting, working hard and growing along the way

Posted by on November 10, 2021

While driving to Rolla to visit Missouri S&T, Ean Buffington, now 22, received an email notifying him that he’d received a national Air Force ROTC scholarship covering all tuition plus a stipend for books and living expenses. Last month, four years after that campus visit, Buffington was named one of 15 finalists for the ROTC All-Americans for 2021.

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Missouri S&T research gives ‘brain’ to military robots

Posted by on November 10, 2021

Robots are widely used in commercial applications and military and police operations around the world, but they lack visual perception and threat-recognition because they often operate solely on location sensors. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are using deep learning – a type of machine learning – to develop “leader-follower” robot swarms equipped with cameras that will allow them to visually perceive and learn, recognize threats and analyze options to keep humans safe from harm.

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New environmental science degree approved for S&T

Posted by on November 9, 2021

A new bachelor’s degree in environmental science will soon be offered at Missouri S&T. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education recently approved Missouri S&T’s proposal to create the new bachelor of science degree.

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Grinding jungle combat highlighted in new World War II book

Posted by on November 8, 2021

From the highest-ranking generals to the lowest-ranking foot soldiers, U.S. Army soldiers’ perspectives of war in the Pacific theater during World War II are shared in the latest book by military historian Dr. John McManus.

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S&T researcher highlights the first Black newspaperman in America

Posted by on November 2, 2021

A Missouri S&T history professor has recently made new discoveries about the life and work of America’s first Black newspaperman.

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