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In the news: New York Times, Healthline, St. Louis Public Radio

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Dr. Yang Wang, assistant professor of environmental engineering, is quoted in The New York Times about his studies on aerosol transmission through household materials that could be used for face masks to protect from the coronavirus. The article, titled “What’s the Best Material for a Mask?” by Tara Parker-Pope is published in the April 5 issue. Dr. […]

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ALP speaker series starts today

Posted by on October 24, 2019

The arts, languages and philosophy department will kick off its 2019-20 speaker series at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Meramec-Gasconade Room of the Havener Center. Polo Camacho, an instructor and Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at the University of Kansas, will present a lecture, titled “The Central Dogma Is Empirically Inadequate … No Matter […]

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Mormile leads Missouri microbiology group

Posted by on October 2, 2018

Dr. Melanie R. Mormile, interim associate dean for research and external relations for the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, has been appointed as president of the Missouri Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).

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In the news: China’s economy, credit cards, moon ice

Posted by on August 31, 2018

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  • Alanna Krolikowski, assistant professor of history and political science, is quoted in an article about China’s economy that also includes quotes from Bill Gates and Penny Pritzker, former U.S. secretary of commerce, among many others.
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Smart living candidate to present seminar today

Posted by on March 19, 2018

Dr. Qingbo (Roger) Yang, a faculty candidate at Missouri S&T, will present “A Colorful Journey from Biology to Biology — An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Smart Living and Beyond” at 3 p.m. Monday, March 19, in Room 256 Toomey Hall.

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Experiential learning, service awards go to four

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Dr. Stuart Baur, Jessica Haywood, Dr. Daniel Oerther and Dr. David Westenberg received awards for their roles in campus service and experiential learning. They received the awards from the office of academic support during a ceremony Feb. 13 on campus.

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Biologist to lecture on learning in the Galapagos

Posted by on March 1, 2018

Dr. Tony Frankino will present a biological sciences lecture, “Research-based Learning in the Galapagos” at noon Tuesday, March 6, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Frankino is an associate chair and associate professor in biology and biochemistry at the University of Houston.

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S&T faculty receive grants for affordable, open educational resources

Posted by on January 9, 2018

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Six Missouri S&T faculty are working to help students save money on textbooks with grants from the University of Missouri System. The grants are provided through the UM System Affordable & Open Educational Resources (A&OER) initiative. The program encourages faculty experimentation and innovation in finding new, better and less costly ways to deliver learning materials to students. The grants are awarded for three levels of costs and cost savings. The levels and S&T faculty recipients are:

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Student commencement speakers selected

Posted by on November 27, 2017

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The Winter 2017 commencement ceremonies will feature student speakers. Undergraduate students were invited this fall to compete for the chance to become one of four speakers. The following individuals will present their speeches during their graduation ceremony Saturday, Dec. 16, in Gale Bullman Building:

Morning ceremony at 10 a.m.

  • Madison Morris, bachelor of science in biology, representing the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business
  • Dajae Moe Williams, bachelor of science in engineering management, representing the College of Engineering and Computing

Afternoon ceremony at 3:30 p.m.

  • Lauren Cockrum, bachelor of science in business and management systems, representing the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business
  • Kelcy Yunghans, bachelor of science in electrical engineering, representing the College of Engineering and Computing
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Open house set for field station

Posted by on October 12, 2017

The Biological Sciences Seminar class will host an open house 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Missouri S&T Field and Research Station in Newburg, Missouri. The field station is located at 6300 County Road 7550 in Newburg.

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