Solar house appears in Julia Child book

When you think of classic gourmet cooking, you think of Julia Child … and Missouri S&T. Well, not typically, but in October, one of S&T’s solar houses was featured in a new book inspired by the famous chef.

The Nest Home, S&T’s entry in the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, was featured in In Julia’s Kitchen: Practical and Convivial Kitchen Design Inspired by Julia Child. Pamela Heyne, one of the book’s co-authors, toured the home and says she chose to include it in the book because of its compact and efficient kitchen.

“Julia would have been so pleased to see these young people enjoying each other’s company and eating artfully prepared food,” Heyne says.

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Burken joins EPA advisory board

Joel Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, was chosen to serve on the EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB). He joins a panel of experts from across the country in areas like epidemiology, public health, medical research, biology and other fields related to protecting human health and […]

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A whole new world

This past February, students in Missouri S&T’s Ballet and Dance Club traveled through the sands of time as they took the Leach Theatre stage with a student production of Aladdin. Club members held two dance camps for local children aged 3 to 13, who performed a special dance during the show.

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Have a seat in the chair of the future

Recent studies report that the average person spends 13 hours a day sitting. That’s a lot of time spent in a chair.

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Honglan Shi: water woman

Honglan Shi has gained a national reputation as the go-to drinking water quality expert.

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Driving home diversity

“We need diversity because the world is changing, and the pace of change is only increasing,” said Thomas R. Voss, EE’69, retired CEO of Ameren, a former member of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators and a current member of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees, during commencement ceremonies in December. “Diversity makes […]

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