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Cannon practice planned today

Posted by on August 23, 2018

Army ROTC will conduct cannon training 4:30-5:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug. 23) outside Harris Hall. Blanks will be used to conduct training. No live ammunition will be fired. Do not be alarmed if you hear loud reports and see smoke in front of Harris Hall.

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Funds available for traumatic brain injury research

Posted by on August 15, 2018

Because S&T is a member of the Acute Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium, S&T researchers are eligible to compete for funds to conduct research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) at Fort Leonard Wood. For more information, please contact Steve Tupper, military liaison, at tuppers@mst.edu or 341-6756.

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College Factual again rates S&T among best for engineering, great value

Posted by on August 7, 2018

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For traditional students, non-traditional adult learners, military veterans and the value-conscious, Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s best universities, according to the latest rankings by the college ratings site College Factual.

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Get your tickets for military barbecue

Posted by on May 10, 2018

The Phelps for the Fort committee, which includes Missouri S&T and the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce, will host an Association of the United States Army (AUSA) barbecue 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at Veterans Memorial Park in Rolla. The event is open to the campus community and reinforces the combined community and military strength of our region.

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Employees sought to serve at Fort Leonard Wood through IPA

Posted by on April 23, 2018

Fort Leonard Wood seeks two Missouri S&T employees to serve at the fort for a two-year period as a temporary assignment through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA). In this program, the university is reimbursed as the employees retain their S&T salaries and benefits, and then returns to S&T after the two-year experience. The positions are for a project manager and a technical communications advisor.

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Today’s open house to showcase military internship program

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Staff and faculty are invited to drop by and learn about the Transitioning Military Career Skills Program Internship at Missouri S&T during an open house 3-5:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, in St. Pat’s Ballroom C of the Havener Center. David Huling, S&T’s first intern in the military transitioning program, will be available to chat about his experiences and his internship in S&T’s construction design department.

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Tell Air Force Research Labs where to invest

Posted by on April 12, 2018

In 1944, Theodore von Karman envisioned a new Air Force through his study. The technologies identified more than 70 years ago are now reality. Submit your ideas to help Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) invent the future for 2030 and beyond. AFRL is collecting advice that will shape its research investment choices for all topics that are beyond those items already in active development. Three Missouri S&T representatives recently attended a discussion in Lincoln, Nebraska, with approximately 250 participants from Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Nebraska.

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Sharing employees with the federal government

Posted by on November 9, 2017

Missouri S&T has recently been re-accredited to have its employees work in federal government ranks for a period of up to two years with salaries reimbursed to the university. As part of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (commonly called the “IPA program”), the federal government can borrow expertise from the public and private sectors.

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Roll up your sleeves, save lives at military blood drive

Posted by on November 2, 2017

The Armed Services Blood Program will host a blood drive 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, in Room 301 Harris Hall. It is open to everyone age 17 and older, both military and civilian. Blood collected at this drive will go directly to medical facilities in Afghanistan and other overseas contingency areas, as well as military hospitals throughout the Department of Defense. The Armed Services Blood Program is the official blood collection agency for the Department of Defense. The Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center is one of 22 facilities around the world that collects blood for the ASBP.

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McManus among speakers commemorating Antietam cemetery anniversary

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, was a featured speaker in September for the National Cemetery Anniversary Speaker Series in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery. He presented “The Fallen American Soldiers of World War II: Their World of Combat” on Sept. 9 at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. His presentation was broadcast on C-SPAN. Watch the video.

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