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Celebrate Miner-style

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Missouri S&T’s 150th Anniversary Celebration kicks off during Homecoming 2020, Oct. 16–17. COVID-19 has affected Missouri S&T — and our world — in ways that were unimaginable a year ago. 

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Magazine production suspended

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s significant impact on the university budget, we are suspending production of Missouri S&T Magazine. This will be the final issue of this magazine until we are able to again publish.

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S&T prepares for yearlong celebration

Posted by on August 4, 2020

This October, Missouri S&T will kick off a yearlong celebration that honors the university’s 150 years. Beyond a jam-packed website and new coffee-table history book, special events are planned throughout the upcoming months to commemorate the milestone.

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Honoring our graduates … virtually

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Because of COVID-19 concerns, regular spring 2020 commencement ceremonies were postponed, but that didn’t stop S&T from honoring the accomplishments of our graduates. 

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Hope and a helping hand

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Abigail Carr, a junior in mechanical engineering, was studying at Ireland’s Cork Institute of Technology when the U.S. State Department’s Level 4 Travel Advisory ended her semester abroad. “I had no idea where I was going to live upon my return,” says Carr, who faced a 14-day quarantine and couldn’t go home to St. Louis […]

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Hand sanitizer from a whiskey still

Posted by on August 4, 2020

S&T alumnus converts his distillery to help in a crisis Adam Stumpf, ME’10, was focused on making bourbon, whiskey and vodka at his craft distillery when the coronavirus began to sweep across the United States. His wife and business partner, Laura, soon noticed that hand sanitizer was gone from store shelves. The Stumpfs had plenty […]

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Campus rallies to 3-D print protective medical gear

Posted by on August 4, 2020

When Phelps Health representatives anticipated a shortage of masks due to the coronavirus outbreak and needed help, S&T students, faculty and staff answered using technology and ingenuity.

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Football, soccer, volleyball postponed until spring

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) announced July 27 that it would postpone regular season competition and championships for the 2020 fall semester for the sports of football, volleyball and soccer. Competition in those sports, as well as GLVC championship events, will be conducted in the 2021 spring semester.

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What social media can tell us about COVID-19

Posted by on August 4, 2020

As COVID-19 swept across the U.S. and the world, people took to social media with concerns, questions and opinions. S&T researchers analyzed tens of millions of Twitter posts in real time to show the change in attitudes toward the disease. 

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Students, alumni share virtual STEM outreach with housebound kids

Posted by on August 4, 2020

When the coronavirus pandemic caused schools to close, S&T students and alumni took the opportunity to share their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) knowledge in unique ways with housebound kids.

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