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S&T defensive end signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Miner defensive end Tershawn Wharton, who studied psychology at S&T, signed a free-agent contract with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs. Wharton was a record setter at S&T, earning All-America honors and making Great Lakes Valley Conference all-conference three times.

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The sky is no limit

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Danielle Gines comes from a musical family in Bunker Hill, Ill., and she is always singing. But it was her interest in science and aviation that drew the Illinois transfer student to Missouri S&T and the Air Force ROTC program.

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Global Engineering Program launches this fall

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Missouri S&T will take a purposeful step this fall to prepare engineering graduates for international careers with the inauguration of a new Global Engineering Program (GEP). 

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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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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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