In the news: Copper supply, best-paid grads, original musical, static electricity, bridge collapse, ‘Bugsy’ Siegel

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On April 2, 2024
  • Dr. Michael Moats, chair and professor of materials science and engineering, spoke with Crux Investor about the copper supply crunch.
  • In a CNBC article, Missouri S&T makes Payscale’s list of 10 public colleges with the best-paid graduates.
  • Cascade’s Fire, a musical written by Taylor Gruenloh, assistant professor of arts, languages and philosophy, and Dr. Kyle Wernke, assistant professor of music, was featured in an article on Broadway World.
  • Dr. Pourya Shamsi, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, told Live Science the most common cause of static electricity is a phenomenon known as triboelectricity.
  • In light of the Baltimore bridge collapse, Dr. Mohamed ElGawady, professor of civil engineering and interim director of S&T’s Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, spoke with The Christian Science Monitor about infrastructure improvements.
  • Dr. Kyle Perry, associate professor of mining and explosives engineering, spoke with USA Today about speculation on the cause of the collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge.
  • Dr. Larry Gragg, Missouri S&T’s historian and a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, was recently interviewed about a mystery related to mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel’s murder by Brendan Riley of the Times-Herald in Solano County, California.

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