Tag: Women in STEM

Catherine Johnson is Missouri S&T’s 2023 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 12, 2023

Missouri S&T honored Dr. Catherine Johnson, the Robert H. Quenon Associate Professor of Mining Engineering, as the 2023 Woman of the Year today (Wednesday, April 12) during a reception at Hasselmann Alumni House. 

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S&T alumna becomes first Indian-American woman elected Maryland’s lieutenant governor 

Posted by on November 9, 2022

Missouri S&T graduate Aruna (Katragadda) Miller made history Tuesday, Nov. 8, when she was elected as the first immigrant and Indian-American woman to become lieutenant governor of Maryland.

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Volunteers needed for Missouri S&T girls’ conference

Posted by on August 26, 2022

More than 450 7th and 8th grade girls from across Missouri are expected to attend the 21st annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference on Friday, Sept. 23, on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Missouri S&T starts school year with record percentage of women students, new college

Posted by on August 23, 2022

Missouri S&T began classes on Monday, Aug. 22, with the highest percentage of women students in history. The percentage of female students on the first day of classes is 24.2%, which surpasses the previous record percentage of 23.9%, set in 2016 and 2021.  

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Missouri S&T receives $1 million grant to attract, retain and advance women faculty in STEM programs

Posted by on July 27, 2022

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s efforts to attract, retain and advance more women faculty into the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Dr. Jessica Cundiff, associate professor of psychological science, will lead the three-year project, which is intended to increase the representation of […]

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Volunteers needed for Missouri S&T girls’ conference

Posted by on August 23, 2018

Women are needed as volunteers to serve as guides for attendees of the 19th annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference that will be held Friday, Oct. 5, on the campus of Missouri S&T.

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A conversation on women in STEM

Posted by on March 30, 2018

In 1962, James Watson and Francis Crick won a Nobel Prize for determining the structure of DNA. But they couldn’t have done it without Rosalind Franklin, a physical chemist who used X-ray crystallography to make images of DNA.

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Researcher identifies ways to break the bias of STEM stereotypes

Posted by on February 21, 2018

Women who consider careers in the physical sciences, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are deterred by stereotypes that impose barriers on the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in STEM, according to a researcher at Missouri S&T.

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STEM superhero

Posted by on February 23, 2016

Steph Evans is out to change the way people look at engineering – and at engineers.

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Missouri S&T to exhibit French photographer’s work

Posted by on October 9, 2015

French artist Marie-Hélène Le Ny will visit Missouri University of Science and Technology for four days to speak about her portrait exhibit, Infinités Plurielles, and to photograph some of Missouri S&T’s female faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

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