St. Pat’s royalty

Former U.S. Sen. Jean Carnahan was named Honorary St. Patrick for the 101st St. Pat’s celebration at Missouri S&T. Carnahan, former First Lady of Missouri and a Rolla native, is a published author who resides in St. Louis.

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Space trash and women of the West

Twelve S&T students visited the Missouri Capitol on April 21 to present their research projects to legislators for Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. The annual event allows students from all four UM System campuses to showcase their research.

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S&T wins res-life awards

Three Missouri S&T students were honored at the annual meeting of the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH) in February.

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Briefly

Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, chair of chemical and biological engineering, received the Mesopotamia Award for Engineering from the Iraqi Cultural Office – USA for his achievements in engineering.

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IDE program closes

Missouri S&T discontinued its interdisciplinary engineering department at the end of the spring semester after the department failed to meet enrollment projections. All students in the program who completed prerequisite courses will be allowed to complete their degree.

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Meet your student callers

“Hi, Mr. Jones. This is Amy calling from the civil engineering department at Missouri S&T. How are you this evening?” This probably sounds familiar to you since 90 percent of Missouri S&T donors contribute through the annual phonathon program.

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S&T, energy the solution to state’s economic woes

The national recession has affected all sectors of the economy, including higher education. And while S&T is tightening its belt to deal with the economic downturn, Chancellor John F. Carney III maintains that this university’s focus on technology, energy, infrastructure and environmental research can help put the nation on the road to economic recovery.

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2008 Fall Career Fair

On Sept. 23 the largest career fair in university history was hosted by the Career Opportunities Center. More than 301 employers and one international location were on campus with approximately 200 alumni returning to campus to recruit graduates of their alma mater.

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Diaper duty

When you think of college students, diapers don’t usually come to mind. But 18 project management students changed that this semester when they organized a diaper drive for a local charity.

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What’s all the flap about flappers?

American writers in the 1920s used the flapper as a sign of the times, says Kate Drowne, associate professor of English and technical communication.

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