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Engineering a glider

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Bruce Wundrack, CE’82, recently shared this photo of his grandfather, Aaron J. Miles, ME’30, MS ME’31, former S&T faculty member and first dean of the School of Engineering, flying a homemade glider in Rolla in the 1930s. The story passed down to Wundrack details a doomed flight that started when a group of students used […]

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Symposium honors Delbert Day

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Delbert E. Day, CerE’58, was honored during a symposium named for him in July 2019 in Toronto. Researchers discussed work similar or related to Day’s research, and talked about how their personal relationships with Day have influenced them.

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Yeung starts new position at S&T

Posted by on August 4, 2020

San Yeung, PhD CSci’19, joined the S&T faculty as an assistant teaching professor of computer science. He was formerly a graduate research assistant at S&T. Yeung’s research interests include personalized learning, smart computing with artificial intelligence and data science, and green computing.

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Red Feather publishes book

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Stephanie Red Feather, AMth’92, published a book titled The Evolutionary Empath in November 2019. The metaphysical book focuses on what Red Feather describes as “heart-centered consciousness.” After serving 10 years in the U.S. Air Force, she earned master’s and doctoral degrees in shamanic studies. Today she is a metaphysical author, teacher,healer, non-traditional/non-denominational minister, and founder […]

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Is there nickel in ‘them thar hills’?

Posted by on August 3, 2020

Major discoveries of metals with scientific and economic significance — metals like nickel, copper and platinum — are becoming few and far between, which seems to suggest that most deposits that are easy to access have already been found.

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A crime to remember

Posted by on August 3, 2020

Mississippi native Trent Brown was born in McComb, a town of 10,000 he calls “a remarkably violent place in the 1960s.” It’s also where a 12-year-old named Tina Andrews was murdered in 1969. After two extensive murder trials that ended in a mistrial in 1971 and resulted in an acquittal in 1972, her case remains […]

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The battle for the brain

Posted by on August 2, 2019

By Andrew Careaga, acareaga@mst.edu Soldiers in combat encounter life-threatening perils at every turn. But even if they survive a dangerous situation like a roadside bomb detonation, that experience could result in long-term, life-threatening damage. And the cause may never be known.

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Seeking TBI therapies

Posted by on August 2, 2019

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

Posted by on August 2, 2019

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 is both a passion and a […]

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