Author: Mindy Limback

Fueling the future

Posted by on September 20, 2006

One of the greatest challenges facing the United States in the 21st century is how energy is produced and consumed. The country’s dependence on foreign oil is often cited as a security risk, the Achilles’ heel of our economy. The concern is understandable: America consumes a quarter of the globe’s daily production, producing high levels […]

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Farming new fuels

Posted by on September 17, 2006

Cattle and corn may soon connect at the gas pump Ethanol pulled into the fast lane in Missouri this year when Gov. Matt Blunt approved a bill requiring that gasoline sold in the state be blended with at least 10 percent of the corn-based biofuel by Jan. 1, 2008. As with most alternative sources of […]

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Getting on board

Posted by on September 17, 2006

Soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., may soon get the chance to reduce their use of fossil fuels and ease the strain on their wallets – just by sitting down. The idea is simple. A public transit system would transport commuters along the Interstate 44 corridor, from Fort Leonard Wood to Rolla and Lebanon. If […]

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Ralph Flori: A jack-of-all-trades

Posted by on June 13, 2006

“I didn’t go to college expecting to teach,” says Ralph Flori, PetE’79, MS PetE’81 and PhD PetE’87. “I wanted to be an engineer. My passion growing up was working with tools, building and creating things, and taking things apart.” Flori took his interest in how things work, his experience working in his dad’s heating and […]

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Cultivating curb appeal

Posted by on December 21, 2005

Visitors to UMR no longer follow a beaten path to campus – and the university couldn’t be happier. The once homely, well-worn passage known as University Drive was transformed this year into an attractive entryway that welcomes travelers from U.S. Interstate 44, guiding them into the heart of campus.

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Modern masterpieces

Posted by on December 21, 2005

Two sculptures on the UMR campus that celebrate the passage of time – Stonehenge and the Millennium Arch – were recently joined by MSM-UMR 20th Century, a new mural by Jack Guth, CE’50, that portrays scenes from campus history.

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Center of attention

Posted by on December 21, 2005

There’s something slightly justified about the name of UMR’s new student and campus center, named after Gary Havener, the 1962 UMR mathematics graduate whose $5 million gift to UMR helped make the student haven a reality.

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Archives

Posted by on September 13, 2005

Remember the cover but not the date? Here’s an easy way to find articles based on the magazine covers.

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About the Missouri S&T Magazine

Posted by on August 22, 2004

The Miner Alumni Association publishes Missouri S&T Magazine to communicate and reflect the past, current and future interests of the alumni of the Missouri School of Mines, the University of Missouri-Rolla and the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Missouri S&T Magazine is written, edited and designed by the staff of the Missouri S&T Communications […]

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