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Arcade-Style ‘Snake Invasion’ Brings Campus Tradition Online


Every March, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology wield wooden walking sticks called shillelaghs to rid the campus of rubber snakes in honor of how, according to legend, St. Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland centuries ago....
2-Mar-2015 7:00 AM EST

Missouri S&T Researcher Cleans Wastewater

A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher has developed systems to turn wastewater into fresh water.
20-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Smartphone App Tracks Students’ Class Attendance Automatically

Do you want to know how often your college student attends class? Missouri University of Science and Technology has an app for that.
6-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Researcher Finds Hydrogen Production in Extreme Bacterium

A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology has discovered a bacterium that can produce hydrogen, an element that one day could lessen the world’s dependence on oil.
30-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Missouri S&T Historian Examines Gangster Bugsy Siegel in New Book

Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was a successful, charismatic and tough gangster, but he was neither a visionary who founded the Las Vegas Strip nor a pathological killer, says Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Larry Gragg in his...
26-Jan-2015 5:00 PM EST

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

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Expert From @ MissouriSandT Available to Discuss Need to Ramp Up Cyber Security Research, Education

20-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Expert: Super Bowl Victory an Economic Win to Team’s Community

20-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

Expert Available to Discuss Anti-Semitism, Jewish Identity in France

13-Jan-2015 9:45 AM EST

Is a New Stadium in St. Louis Worth It?

12-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

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

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