In case of emergency, Missouri S&T has a plan

In an effort to improve campus security, Missouri S&T administrators have implemented a mass notification system to reach all students, faculty and staff in the event of an emergency.

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First MBA students get degrees

Seven graduate students recently became the university’s first MBA graduates.

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Briefly

‘Miners in Space’ teams prepare for zero gravity
Two teams of Missouri S&T students will get to experience zero gravity in June as part of a NASA outreach program. One team will conduct welding experiments aboard NASA’s “Weightless Wonder” C-9 aircraft, while the other will test a refrigerant-based propulsion system in the microgravity environment.

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Experimenting with living cells

A team of Missouri S&T students recently created a breathalyzer using cultured yeast cells and an E. coli-infested bacterium that changes colors in response to the presence of sugar. But they weren’t trying to gross each other out with creepy inventions. They were participating in a competition at MIT last November.

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State of the university: Energy + environment = civilization

Chancellor John F. Carney III used that equation, conceived by Dick Stegemeier, PetE’50, in his Dec. 3 State of the University address to highlight how Missouri S&T is uniquely qualified to tackle the world’s energy and environmental issues.

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Ahead of the class

S&T ranked among top 20 for faculty research
Missouri S&T has one of the most productive research levels among universities that specialize in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, according to a recent study by Academic Analytics of Stony Brook, N.Y.
Missouri S&T is ranked 14th among the nation’s specialized “STEM” (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) universities in Academic Analytics’ 2006-07 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index.

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It takes a solar village…

It takes several big trucks and a fair amount of logistical planning to ship a house to Washington, D.C.

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Industry comes calling: GM visits campus

Representatives of General Motors Corp. came to UMR Sept. 19 to discuss career opportunities with students and accept resumes for full-time, intern and cooperative positions.

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UMR deploys human power to Nevada desert

Human-powered vehicle racer Jerrod Bouchard, a senior in mechanical engineering, recorded the third-fastest time ever by a college student this fall during the World Human-Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nev.

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Garmin representatives visit campus

Garmin, designer and manufacturer of navigation and communication equipment, visits UMR.

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