Sports by the numbers

  • 1.12 – Career goals-against average for Lady Miner goalkeeper Kaitlyn Deister heading into her senior year. Deister recorded a 0.56 mark in goal as a junior.
  • 12 – Consecutive shutout wins for the Missouri S&T men’s soccer team from October 2013 to October 2014.
  • 9 – Top finishes for senior Lady Miner cross country runner Alyson Smith during the last two seasons.
  • 54 – Academic All-America awards earned since 2000, the fifth-most of any NCAA Division II institution over the last 14 years.
  • 47 – School-record quarterback sacks recorded by Missouri S&T’s defense during the Miners’ 2014 season. This broke the previous record by two sacks.

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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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