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Celebrating 150 years

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Please join us as we honor the university’s past, celebrate its present and envision its future, from October 2020 to November 2021.

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“Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years”

Posted by on December 5, 2019

In the 1870s, Rolla seemed an unlikely location for a new college. There were only about 1,400 residents in a community with more saloons than houses of worship. There were no paved streets, sewers or water mains. To visitors, there seemed to be as many dogs, hogs, horses, ducks and geese as humans walking the dusty streets.

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Geothermal goals exceeded

Posted by on December 5, 2019

After five years of operation, Missouri S&T’s geothermal energy system continues to outperform expectations. S&T facilities operations staff originally predicted the geothermal system would reduce campus water usage by over 10% — roughly 10 million gallons per year. The system, which went online in May 2014, cut actual water usage by 18 million to 20 […]

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What happens in Vegas…may appear in print

Posted by on December 5, 2019

In his latest volume of Las Vegas lore, historian Larry Gragg says it was deliberate publicity strategies that changed the perception of Sin City from a regional tourist destination where one could legally gamble and access legalized prostitution just outside the city limits, to a family vacation spot filled with entertainment options and surrounded by […]

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Predicting earthquakes by analyzing the past

Posted by on December 5, 2019

This past summer’s southern California earthquakes, one a 6.4 magnitude and another a 7.1 magnitude, make accurately predicting when and where the next one will occur more important than ever.

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Recycle your Solar panels

Posted by on December 5, 2019

The U.S. gets about 2.3% of its electricity from solar energy, and solar energy use is only expected to grow. By some estimates, nearly half a million solar panels are installed every day. But what happens to all those panels once they’re no longer usable in 20–30 years?

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A ‘boldly revisionist’ look at World War II in the Pacific

Posted by on December 5, 2019

John C. McManus’ 13th book of military history is his first to examine the U.S. Army’s experience in the Pacific and East Asia during World War II. Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941–1943 is the first of a two-volume history of the struggle.

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UM System funds four new research centers

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Missouri S&T will soon establish four new research centers and laboratories that build on the university’s strengths in materials science and engineering, civil infrastructure, and electrical power systems thanks to funding from a multicampus initiative of the University of Missouri System.

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S&T and St. Louis College of Pharmacy partner on admissions

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Aspiring pharmacists attending Missouri S&T can now participate in a new pathway to admission into St. Louis College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program.

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