By the numbers

5 – Missouri S&T’s rank among public universities for return on investment as determined by the 2014 PayScale College ROI Report. Among all universities, public and private, Missouri S&T ranks 20th.

81 – Missouri S&T’s rank among graduate engineering programs, according to
U.S. News & World Report.

217 – Employers registered at Missouri S&T’s Spring 2014 Career Fair.

603 – Recruiters at Missouri S&T’s Spring 2014 Career Fair. Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow and Engineers Without Borders hosted a breakfast for alumni recruiters before the fair began.

1,055 – Graduates who earned bachelor’s, master’s or Ph.D. degrees during May 2014 commencement ceremonies.

413,556 – Pageviews on mst.edu during our special “Doge” edition on April 1, 2014, a 643% increase from last year. See page 13.

Around the Puck

Seeking TBI therapies

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu Complications from TBI can be life altering. They include post-traumatic seizures and hydrocephalus, as well as serious cognitive and psychological impairments, and the search for treatments to mitigate these neurodegenerative processes is on.

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Understanding the invisible injury

Students advance traumatic brain injury research By Sarah Potter, sarah.potter@mst.edu “Research is creating new knowledge.”–Neil Armstrong  Research keeps professors on the vanguard of knowledge in their fields and allows students to gain a deeper understanding of their area of study. For students and recent graduates researching traumatic brain injury (TBI) at Missouri S&T, the work […]

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Analyzing small molecules for big results

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu At only 28 years old, Casey Burton, Chem’13, PhD Chem’17, director of medical research at Phelps Health in Rolla and an adjunct professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, is poised to become a prodigious bioanalytical researcher.

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To prevent and protect

By Peter Ehrhard, ehrhardp@mst.edu Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are an unfortunate but all too common occurrence during military training and deployment. Because mild TBIs often present no obvious signs of head trauma or facial lacerations, they are the most difficult to diagnose at the time of the injury, and patients often perceive the impact as […]

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Q&A

Toughest class … ever Some of your classes may have been a breeze, but others kept you up at all hours studying, and some of you struggled just to pass. As part of his research for the S&T 150th anniversary history book, Larry Gragg , Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked […]

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