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Missouri S&T Leads the Way in Project Lead the Way Teacher Training


More than 300 elementary school, middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology and two other Missouri communities to learn how to teach...
13-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Missouri S&T Student Improving Missouri’s Drinking Water

A Ph.D. student from Missouri University of Science and Technology is screening Missouri drinking water for common and emerging water contaminants and seeking new technologies to improve drinking water quality.
2-Jun-2014 9:05 AM EDT

World War II-Era Power Plant Goes Quiet as Missouri S&T Switches to Geothermal


A World War II-era power plant that has provided energy to much of the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus for nearly seven decades is powering down as the university makes the transition to a geothermal energy system.
29-May-2014 8:35 AM EDT

Missouri S&T Student Earns NSF Grant

A Ph.D. student from Missouri University of Science and Technology will further his research in lithium-ion batteries through an Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) grant from the National Science Foundation.
28-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Missouri S&T Physics Students Achieve Nuclear Fusion

A team of three undergraduate physics students from Missouri University of Science and Technology have achieved nuclear fusion of deuterium into helium. The reaction was achieved as part of the students’ final project for their senior research...
8-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

New Signature Areas Focus on Materials for Extreme Environments, Smart Living

Two new best-in-class or signature areas at Missouri University of Science and Technology were announced Tuesday (May 6) by Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader.
7-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Missouri S&T Student Creates Mural for Children’s Library


Every time Lara Edwards, a senior in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, takes on a new art project, she makes sure to include an element that she has never tried before. So, when she agreed to paint a mural in the...
15-Apr-2014 12:00 PM EDT

New Electric-Powered Bus to Shuttle S&T Students

Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can ride in style on campus while learning about fuel efficiency thanks to a new electric shuttle bus. The bus will begin operation on campus on Monday, April 14.
11-Apr-2014 5:00 PM EDT

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Historians Available to Speak About WWI Anniversary

June 28 marks the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, triggering the start of World War I. Five historians with expertise in WWI-related areas are available to share their perspectives.
20-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

JFK Historians, Political Scientist Available to Speak to the Media

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Two S&T historians and a political scientist have studied the 35th president and are available to share their perspectives.
18-Nov-2013 10:00 AM EST

Priest Who Gave Last Rites to JFK Supposedly Leaked News of His Death to the Media. S&T Historian Examines This Mystery

15-Nov-2013 11:25 AM EST

Military Historian Available to Discuss Battle of Gettysburg

26-Jun-2013 2:40 PM EDT

Missouri S&T Space Debris Expert Available to Discuss Meteor Explosion in Russia, contact or 573-341-4328

15-Feb-2013 2:00 PM EST

Mummy Unwrapping -- Science or Spectacle? A MissouriSandT Historian Says Both

29-Oct-2012 3:25 PM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Presidential Election and Energy Policy


26-Sep-2012 5:25 PM EDT

Candidates Could Get Medieval with ‘Indirect Aggression’ Debate Tactics

As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney prepare to square off in a series of presidential debates, the candidates and their running mates could go medieval on their opponents by using a rhetorical technique that dates back to Nordic and Germanic legends of...
25-Sep-2012 9:35 AM EDT

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