Features

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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Analyzing small molecules for big results

Posted by on August 2, 2019

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu At only 28 years old, Casey Burton, Chem’13, PhD Chem’17, director of medical research at Phelps Health in Rolla and an adjunct professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, is poised to become a prodigious bioanalytical researcher.

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To prevent and protect

Posted by on August 2, 2019

By Peter Ehrhard, ehrhardp@mst.edu Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are an unfortunate but all too common occurrence during military training and deployment. Because mild TBIs often present no obvious signs of head trauma or facial lacerations, they are the most difficult to diagnose at the time of the injury, and patients often perceive the impact as […]

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Success in arts, sciences and business

Posted by on April 2, 2019

It’s no secret that Missouri S&T is known for engineering. It’s been that way since our founding nearly 150 years ago. The U.S. needed engineers to help fuel the nation’s industrial expansion, and the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy — now Missouri S&T — was established in 1870 to meet that need.

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Beyond engineering

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Our graduates with degrees in the sciences, business, humanities and liberal arts find success in diverse careers, from traditional paths to cutting-edge industries. They thrive as civic leaders, educators, innovative thinkers and problem-solvers. Take a look at just a few of the industries and roles in which these S&T alumni have left their mark.

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Smart technologies

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Where people and technology intersect Smart phones. Smart watches. Smart speakers. Smart appliances. Smart devices improve people’s lives every day. Advances in smart technology help people stay connected, find information and organize their lives along with numerous other benefits. But these advances also bring a sense of unease and insecurity, such as concerns about privacy, […]

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Fuel for the precision moon shot

Posted by on April 2, 2019

The highest research priority for the University of Missouri System can be described as a kind of “moon shot” moment — an ambitious stretch that will require all hands on deck. And three CASB researchers will play an important role. Unlike President John F. Kennedy’s call to put a man on the moon, however, this […]

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One college six perspectives

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Students in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business open up about their lives as Miners. From applied biology to technical communication, the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) is home to a wide range of disciplines and fields. But talk with students in these programs and you’ll soon discover these diverse achievers are […]

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A bigger picture of academic success

Posted by on April 2, 2019

The core group of 12 alumni and friends who make up the Dean’s Leadership Council (DLC) for S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) are recognized and respected in fields that span industries in defense, energy, information technology, medicine, manufacturing and academia. They also serve as role models to the university community who are […]

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