Tag: St. Louis

Missouri S&T graduate and fourth-generation family business owner contributes $550,000 to new Classroom Learning Center

Posted by on June 17, 2019

Construction begins in July on a new Classroom Learning Center at Missouri S&T. Robert M. Williams Jr., president and CEO of St. Louis-based Williams Patent Crusher and Pulverizer Co., and a 1974 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T, has contributed $550,000 to the university in support of the project. His gift will fund the learning […]

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Missouri S&T design teams on display at St. Louis Science Center

Posted by on February 18, 2019

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The St. Louis Science Center will celebrate National Engineers Week 2019 with a program called SciFest: Engineering Expo. Visitors are invited to see, touch and interact with student engineering projects from Missouri S&T and other scientific organizations.

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Missouri S&T professor solves Thomas Hart Benton mural mystery

Posted by on April 9, 2018

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Art historian Dr. James Bogan believes he’s solved a mystery – the identity of a pivotal African American figure in Thomas Hart Benton’s 1936 mural in the Missouri State Capitol.

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At #STEMSTL forum, Chancellor Schrader stresses importance of education

Posted by on May 23, 2014

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The key to meeting Missouri’s increasing demand for a work force skilled in the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is education, Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader emphasized in a forum on STEM and innovation.

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What we don’t know about liquefaction could hurt us

Posted by on August 19, 2008

In one corner of a huge civil engineering laboratory on campus, Dr. Ronaldo Luna watches a machine shake silt from the Mississippi River until it liquefies.         

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Missouri S&T students to show off projects in St. Louis during Engineers

Posted by on February 13, 2008

Students from Missouri University of Science and Technology are planning to end National Engineers Week (Feb. 17-23) by displaying design projects at the St. Louis Science Center Feb. 23-24.

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Missouri S&T earthquake expert to speak at St. Louis event

Posted by on January 31, 2008

Dr. J. David Rogers, the Karl F. Hasselmann Chair in geological engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will discuss detailed studies of downtown St. Louis and make recommendations for new building codes during an event to promote earthquake awareness on Friday, Feb. 1, at the Data Center Auditorium in St. Louis.         

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Does technology make life harder?

Posted by on November 13, 2006

World Usability Day is observed Nov. 14 with events around the globe. The University of Missouri-Rolla is helping to sponsor a World Usability Day event from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the St. Louis Science Center.

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San Andreas vs. New Madrid: Midwest quakes pack a punch

Posted by on April 13, 2006

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The 100th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake that devastated San Francisco is a time to reflect on the awesome power of the San Andreas fault. But there’s a fault in the Midwest that packs an even greater punch, according to an earthquake expert at the University of Missouri-Rolla. 

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UMR shines in annual CASE competition

Posted by on January 25, 2006

The University of Missouri-Rolla received 10 awards for alumni relations, marketing, media relations, publications, online communications and video and DVD production from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) during the CASE District VI conference held Jan. 22-24 in St. Louis.        

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