Tag: St. Louis

More than a grain of salt? UMR scientists to lead AAAS symposium on geomicrobiology

Posted by on January 17, 2006

Scientists scheduled to attend a symposium at the upcoming meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in St. Louis think it might be possible to discover evidence of life on Mars – especially if microbes or microfossils can be found in the most unlikely places on Earth.         

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Engineering dean to speak at ‘Rolla Night’ in St. Louis

Posted by on September 19, 2005

Dr. Robert Mitchell, dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, will speak to prospective UMR students and their families on Thursday, Oct. 6, at UMR’s annual “Rolla Night” at the Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, 4359 Lindell Blvd.

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Microfossil hunters to meet in St. Louis Sept. 18-21

Posted by on September 7, 2005

Led by a University of Missouri-Rolla scientist, fossil hunters from around the world are meeting Sept. 18-21 in St. Louis to discuss new developments in the field of palynology, a branch of paleontology that is focused on microscopic evidence dating back a billion years.

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UMR music director helps develop St. Louis youth orchestra

Posted by on August 13, 2003

As director of the UMR band and orchestra program, Dr. Donald Miller’s goal is to improve the musical experience of UMR students. Now Miller is expanding that goal by developing a new youth orchestra in conjunction with the West County Family YMCA in Chesterfield, Mo.

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