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A Missouri S&T biological sciences graduate and aspiring artist has illustrated her first book, and it has a decidedly Rolla and mid-Missouri flair to it.

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Honglan Shi: Water woman

When foul-tasting and potentially toxic water reaches Missouri residents, water utility supervisors know who to call: Dr. Honglan Shi.

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Missouri S&T researcher wants to electronically pick your brain

Think about the last time you were asked to review a product or service. You were probably sent an electronic survey using that familiar five-point scale system that asks you to rate everything about the product from “excellent” to “poor.”  A Missouri S&T researcher wants to scrap this traditional approach in favor of gathering marketing and information systems data by scanning your brainwaves.

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Research by Missouri S&T faculty could prevent next major human-related disaster

Headline-grabbing disasters like the Chernobyl nuclear incident and the Exxon Valdez oil spill could have been prevented through better labor practices, like shorter shifts and more structured shift rotations, say two Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers in a new book on risk management.

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Big data student team wins big

A team of Missouri S&T graduate students was recently recognized for its analysis of big data to help a nonprofit for military veterans determine the effectiveness of its social media marketing strategy.

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Passion for people drives first industrial-organizational psychology grad

Missouri S&T’s graduate program in industrial-organizational psychology gave Cheyenne Kovach the opportunity to pursue her specific interest as a psychologist. As the program’s first graduate, she’s also opening doors for future graduate students.

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Deloitte consultants collaborate with simulation competition students

Running a successful business is all about teamwork and collaboration. So it makes sense that consultants from Deloitte chose to team up with Missouri S&T students for a simulated business competition on the firm’s recent recruiting visit to campus.

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Research leads to awards, scholarship funding for grad students in chemistry

Two graduate students in chemistry were rewarded for their hard work and research with the first-ever Pinsheng CS3M Awards for Analytical and Bioanalytical Research.

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Summer biology classes get students outdoors

The biological sciences department offers four week-long, two credit courses every summer that give students the chance to take what they learned in the classroom and apply it to the field.

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S&T students upcycle defunct electronics into art

Students in Laurie Myers’ Innovation through Design Thinking class proved that the amount of electronics bound for landfills can not only be reduced; they can also be upcycled and turned into works of art.

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NASA astronaut and alumna Sandra Magnus inspires students on campus visit

NASA astronaut Sandra Magnus imparted wisdom on students and shared humorous stories from her time in space during a recent visit to Missouri S&T. Her message: “You can do this, too.”

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Missouri S&T hosts statewide deans’ annual meeting

Missouri S&T hosted the 2016 Missouri Arts and Sciences Deans’ Annual Meeting. The statewide convention was an opportunity for arts and sciences deans to discuss current issues related to higher education and to share inventive strategies that serve students, faculty and administrators.

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Missouri S&T big data certificates ranked second in nation

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Business Analytics and Data Science graduate certification program is ranked second in the nation in Value College’s Top 50 Best Value Online Big Data Graduate Programs of 2016.

The rankings list Carnegie Mellon University first, followed by Missouri S&T, which also offers graduate certificate programs in Big Data and Security, and Big Data Management and Analytics. The programs are offered as part of distance and continuing education through Missouri S&T’s business information and technology department.

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