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Missouri S&T Students, Recent Graduate Lead a Mars Landing Team

Two Missouri University of Science and Technology students and one recent graduate are part of a team that has been selected as a finalist to design part of a Mars landing mission in 2018.
5-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

How Engineering Could Help You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

The syllabus of a recent Operations Research course taught by Dr. Ivan G. Guardiola at Missouri University of Science and Technology seems to have more in common with a script from the TV series “The Walking Dead” than with a typical upper-level...
28-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Missouri S&T Works to Increase Diversity in Computer Science

Missouri S&T is one of 15 schools selected by the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a nonprofit organization focused on advancing women in computing, and Harvey Mudd College to participate in a new program designed to increase the percentage of...
9-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Social Networks Can Strengthen Knowledge-Sharing

Contrary to the notion that social networks are time-wasters, they could improve project management and the spread of specialized knowledge in the healthcare sector and possibly other large organizations, according to new research from Missouri...
3-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

S&T Receives $3 Million From NSF to Train Cybersecurity Experts

With a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Missouri S&T's computer science department will fund approximately 16 “Scholarship for Service” master of science and Ph.D. students, who will specialize in cybersecurity.
18-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Simpler Process to Grow Germanium Nanowires Could Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries


Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed what they call “a simple, one-step method” to grow nanowires of germanium from an aqueous solution. Their process could make it more feasible to use germanium in...
29-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Missouri S&T Assists Bank with Solar Panel Installation


Phelps County Bank’s downtown Rolla location will be drawing some of its power from the sun next spring, thanks to a partnership between the bank and Missouri University of Science and Technology. The historic four-story building at 718 N. Pine...
15-Aug-2014 12:50 PM EDT

New Book by S&T Author Explores American Novelist Richard Russo

Novelist Richard Russo chronicles life in the hard-hit rural manufacturing towns of the Northeast. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Drowne explores the techniques and themes Russo uses throughout his works.
30-Jul-2014 9:05 AM EDT

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Ground Troops Are Key to Wartime Success, Says S&T Historian

Air strikes never fully succeed in winning a war, says military historian John C. McManus, a professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He says American troops on the ground have proven throughout...
15-Sep-2014 3:30 PM EDT

U.S. Ground Troops, Not Air Strikes, Are Crucial to Victory in Modern Warfare, Says Military Historian John C. McManus

11-Sep-2014 9:50 AM EDT

Missouri S&T Experts Available for Back-to-School Stories

As students return to college campuses across the country, Missouri S&T is finding innovative ways to use technology, reinventing courses and establishing the nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering.
13-Aug-2014 6:00 PM EDT

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

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