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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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Studying the wind

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Less than 24 hours after tornadoes swept through communities across Missouri last May, Guirong “Grace” Yan was inspecting the damage in Jefferson City, one of the cities hit by the tornado outbreak.

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Alumnus donates artwork to St. Louis Art Museum

Posted by on November 29, 2018

Ronald Ollie, ME’73, and his wife, Monique, added depth and breadth to the Saint Louis Art Museum’s holdings by providing 81 works by contemporary African-American artists.

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St. Pat’s: S&T goes green

Posted by on March 28, 2016

For a few days in March, the Missouri S&T campus — and the Rolla community — paint the town green for St. Pat’s.  If you couldn’t make it back for the 108th St. Pat’s, here are a few scenes from this year’s Best Ever celebration.

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Home sweet home: Hasselmann Alumni House

Posted by on July 29, 2015

After 141 years of makeshift meeting space and office migration, Miner alumni finally have a home of their own on campus. The dedication of Hasselmann Alumni House in March planted the permanent roots of home ownership for the first time in Miner Alumni Association history.

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Aysen Malone: Guiding the next generation

Posted by on July 29, 2015

Incoming junior engineering student Aysen Malone knows that a strong mentor can leave a lasting impression on a person. Inspired by her own first mentor, she returns to the high school she graduated from twice a week to help support its robotics teams.

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Women’s mining team wins world championship

Posted by on July 29, 2015

The Women’s Mining Team earned first place in its category at the 37th Intercollegiate Mining Competition held in March at the Western Australia School of Mines in Kalgoorlie, Australia. The team defended its title as world champions in a competition designed to test skills in old-fashioned mining techniques known as “mucking.” S&T’s co-ed team took […]

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How high can you pi?

Posted by on July 28, 2014

David Copeland knows his pi — all the way to 791 decimal places. 

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Secret ingredient for high-strength bridges

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Last fall, a new bridge was built east of Jefferson City, Mo., that incorporates an unusual, high-strength concrete mix in its girders and support structure. The three-span bridge is outfitted with sensors and other instrumentation to collect data on how well the bridge performs over time.

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