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Professors to discuss mining on the Moon

Posted by on February 18, 2021

Learn how Missouri S&T prepared miners over the past 150 years and how it is now preparing engineers for a future in space mining during a talk titled “Mining: From Missouri to the Moon” 2-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, via Zoom.

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Bicentennial lecture series starts soon

Posted by on February 1, 2021

In honor of Missouri’s 200th anniversary, S&T will host a lecture series as part of the Missouri Bicentennial Alliance. The series will explore the cultural history of the Rolla region and the social and economic topics relative to Missourians. All presentations are free and open to the public. Talks will include:

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In the news: Mining the moon, filters for face masks

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geological sciences and engineering, was asked by Business Insider what NASA’s discovery of water on the moon could mean for space mining and exploration.

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CEC leadership changes announced

Posted by on June 26, 2019

Dr. Rich Wlezien, vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing, announced on June 21 changes and updates for several departments.

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Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center seminar

Posted by on April 30, 2019

Join us for a Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center seminar on the mine cycle of construction sand and gravel deposits on May 8th at 5pm

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Thank you! Staff Council recognizes mining, nuclear engineering staff

Posted by on April 4, 2019

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Although the event was on April Fools’ Day, Staff Council members weren’t kidding when they thanked the mining and nuclear engineering staff for all their work during a reception at McNutt Hall on April 1.

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Surprise! Eight faculty receive Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Eight Missouri S&T faculty were honored with the 2017-18 Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award at S&T’s faculty awards banquet on Dec. 4.

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New SEC rules adopted, with help from S&T mining expert

Posted by on November 6, 2018

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New rules recently adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to property disclosure requirements for mining registrants have a Missouri S&T connection.

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18 faculty receive tenure, promotions

Posted by on October 2, 2018

Eighteen faculty members at Missouri S&T received promotions or tenure effective Sept. 1. The faculty members are:

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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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