explosives

In the news: 150th anniversary, handwashing, special effects

Posted by on March 3, 2020

  • Dr. Mo Dehghani, chancellor of Missouri S&T, shares in an opinion piece some thoughts on nurturing the most curious and talented students, as Missouri S&T has been doing for 150 years and counting.
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    Red, white and boom

    Posted by on June 12, 2019

    Celebrate Flag Day (June 14) and the first official day of summer (June 21) with free fireworks at S&T. The displays will begin at approximately 8:45 p.m. Friday, June 14, and Friday, June 21, from Parking Area M-36, located west of the Engineering Research Laboratory.

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    Welcome, campers

    Posted by on June 5, 2019

    S&T’s nuclear engineering camp began Sunday and the robotics camp started yesterday. Each summer, the S&T campus becomes the weekly “home” to more than 14 different summer camps, bringing approximately 800 individuals to Rolla to learn more about STEM fields and college life.

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    Expect loud noises during tomorrow’s outdoor concert

    Posted by on April 25, 2019

    Do not be alarmed if you here cannon-like booms or see smoke near Havener Center around 12:10 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, April 26). The University Wind Symphony and S&T Video Game Music Ensemble will perform a free outdoor concert beginning at noon on the lawn in front of the Havener Center.

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    Have a blast with fireworks classes open to all majors

    Posted by on August 16, 2018

    Still looking for a class to fill your schedule this fall? Consider taking a pyrotechnics class and get hands-on experience setting up and launching a professional fireworks display. Classes meet three weekends, once monthly or one evening weekly through November, depending on which class you select.

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    In the news: Explosive engineering research, Las Vegas mobster, Lie-detecting kiosk, Mars Rover team, moon ice, Mazoon College visit, next-gen batteries

    Posted by on August 7, 2018

  • Mining Magazine published the article, “Missouri S&T Team Takes on Explosive Engineering Research” on July 30 about research led by Dr. Kyle Perry, assistant professor of mining and nuclear engineering. In the study, Perry’s team will pair explosives with common mining materials, with the ultimate goal of improving mine safety.
  • Dr. Larry Gragg, professor emeritus of history, was interviewed by reporter Tom Hawley on channel KSNV in Las Vegas. In the news segment, which aired Aug. 1, Gragg discussed how mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel shaped Las Vegas.
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    Ozzy had a blast at S&T

    Posted by on July 25, 2018

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    SPOILER ALERT: If you missed the July 18 episode of Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour, rocker and reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne visited S&T’s Experimental Mine … and he blew things up. More precisely, Dr. Catherine Johnson and Dr. Paul Worsey assisted Ozzy and his children, Jack and Kelly, with setting off explosions in and around the mine. In the episode,

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    All aboard! Watch S&T’s experimental mine on Ozzy Osbourne TV show

    Posted by on July 18, 2018

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    Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine is getting national exposure on a TV show called Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour on the A&E Network. Tune in at 8 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, July 18). The time is listed as 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (ET) on the website but will air at 8 p.m. Central Standard Time (CT). Watch a preview of tonight’s show, “I am Ice Cream Man.”

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    Military program matches grad student with research mentors

    Posted by on June 6, 2017

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    Ph.D. student Barbara Rutter discovered that she would like to work for the Department of Justice on counter-domestic terrorism research after she graduates, thanks to an educational program offered by the U.S. Army. Rutter, a graduate student in explosives engineering and a veteran of the U.S. Marines who served a tour in Afghanistan, was selected for the Army Educational Outreach Program’s (AEOP) College Qualified Leaders (CQL) program. She was featured in the AEOP Alumni Spotlight newsletter in March.

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    Blowing up Barbie — Essay examines explosives camp

    Posted by on December 23, 2016

    In his new book, “Digging In: Further Collected Writings of Jay Nordlinger,” the National Review senior editor compiles essays. Originally published in the July 15, 2013, issue of National Review, Nordlinger’s book includes an essay about Missouri S&T’s explosives camp and Dr. Paul Worsey, professor of mining engineering and director of explosives education.

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