Tag: public health

Hand sanitizer from a whiskey still

Posted by on May 19, 2020

Adam Stumpf, ME’10, was focused on making bourbon, whiskey and vodka at his craft distillery when the coronavirus began to sweep across the United States. His wife and business partner, Laura, soon noticed that hand sanitizer was gone from store shelves. The Stumpfs had plenty of alcohol available, so why not convert the business from beverages to hand sanitizer? Stumpf says it was a no-brainer.

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Campus rallies to 3-D print protective medical gear

Posted by on March 23, 2020

Due to the overwhelming number of requests for assistance — and requests for help — we ask anyone interested in further information about this project to complete this form. Health care facilities in Missouri should request PPE from the state of Missouri by completing this request form. Makers wishing to print their own PPE may […]

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Video: coronavirus health and safety tips

Posted by on March 8, 2020

In this video, Dr. David Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences at Missouri S&T, discusses tips on protecting yourself from coronavirus (COVID-19). More information about the virus and Missouri S&T’s response and planning is available on this website.

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Chicago’s escape from public health crisis via canal creation subject of lecture

Posted by on March 11, 2014

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The author of a book detailing how the city of Chicago reversed the flow of its river and created a navigable canal to avoid a public health crisis will speak at Missouri University of Science and Technology on March 20.

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