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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

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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

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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

Reinventing Biology Labs by Turning Smartphones Into Microscopes

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With nothing more than a smartphone and less than $10 of trinkets and hardware supplies, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can build their own microscopes this fall as part of a biology lab.
29-Jul-2014 8:10 AM EDT

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

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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

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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

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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 news@mst.edu or 573-341-4328

15-Feb-2013 2:00 PM EST

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