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Student’s essay illustrates how women can succeed at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 24, 2016

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More women are studying at Missouri S&T than ever before, but the percentage of women enrolled remains at around 23 percent as total enrollment continues to grow. That low percentage may lead some women to question whether S&T is the right choice for them. If you’re one of those women who are wondering, Elizabeth Mulina has […]

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Girls to explore opportunities in math, science

Posted by on November 12, 2008

On Friday, Nov. 21, more than 650 seventh- and eighth-grade girls will visit the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus to explore opportunities in mathematics, science, engineering and technology.

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Leopold named UMR’s 2007 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 18, 2007

Dr. Jennifer Leopold, assistant professor of computer science at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been named UMR’s 2007 Woman of the Year.

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UMR to host women’s research event

Posted by on April 12, 2007

The University of Missouri-Rolla hopes to raise awareness of the accomplishments and research achievements of its women faculty, as well of those of its women students and alumnae, during Women Advancing Excellence, a day-long celebration to be held April 18 on the UMR campus.

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UMR works to improve climate for women faculty

Posted by on December 12, 2006

In an effort to improve the climate on campus for female faculty, officials at the University of Missouri-Rolla have announced plans for a celebration to raise awareness of the accomplishments and research achievements of women on campus, as well of those of its alumnae.

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UMR’s Castleman Hall to host showing by local artists

Posted by on January 25, 2006

This spring the lobby of Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus will house “Three Women,” an exhibition of the works of three area female artists.

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Junior high girls find the fun in math, science and engineering at UMR

Posted by on October 19, 2004

On Friday, Nov. 5, more than 500 seventh- and eighth-grade girls will travel to the University of Missouri-Rolla campus to learn how fun science, mathematics, engineering and technology can be.

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UMR scholar examines women’s role in medicine in Victorian fiction

Posted by on September 27, 2004

The relationship between women and medicine in the 19th century is the focus of a new book by University of Missouri-Rolla author Dr. Kristine Swenson. The book, Medical Women and Victorian Fiction, will be published in November by the University of Missouri Press.

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