Spring 2017

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs at S&T

Posted by on March 29, 2017

On March 4, acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma became the 32nd presenter in the university’s Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series. Ma began studying cello at the age of 4, attended the Juilliard School and in 1976 graduated from Harvard University. He has received numerous awards, including the Avery Fisher Prize (1978), the National Medal of Arts (2001), […]

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Changing the game, one hat at a time

Posted by on March 29, 2017

“If one week of feeling horrible can give someone else even one enjoyable day out of the hospital, I would do it as often as possible.”

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Burken joins EPA advisory board

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Joel Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, was chosen to serve on the EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB). He joins a panel of experts from across the country in areas like epidemiology, public health, medical research, biology and other fields related to protecting human health and […]

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Alumna tackles women’s health issues

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Grace Deitzler’s chosen field became clear when she took teacher Julie Ertmann’s advanced placement biology class her senior year at University City High School in the St. Louis suburbs.

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A whole new world

Posted by on March 29, 2017

This past February, students in Missouri S&T’s Ballet and Dance Club traveled through the sands of time as they took the Leach Theatre stage with a student production of Aladdin. Club members held two dance camps for local children aged 3 to 13, who performed a special dance during the show. View more photos from […]

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Have a seat in the chair of the future

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Recent studies report that the average person spends 13 hours a day sitting. That’s a lot of time spent in a chair.

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Honglan Shi: water woman

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Honglan Shi has gained a national reputation as the go-to drinking water quality expert.

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Driving home diversity

Posted by on March 29, 2017

“We need diversity because the world is changing, and the pace of change is only increasing,” said Thomas R. Voss, EE’69, retired CEO of Ameren, a former member of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators and a current member of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees, during commencement ceremonies in December. “Diversity makes […]

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A distinct honor

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Missouri S&T presented two awards of professional distinction during commencement ceremonies in December. The awards recognized the following graduates for professional achievement: Brian K. Donley, ChE’87 Thomas A. Selden, ME’70

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3-D emojis are the future

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Using a single layer of metallic film at the nanometer scale, mechanical engineering assistant professors Xiaodong Yang and Jie Gao are creating vivid full-color, high-resolution holographic images. The research could lead to 3-D floating displays — like emojis — and big data storage, but also shows promise for credit card security marking and biomedical imaging.

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