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  1. Time to Move Beyond 'Medieval' Cyber Security Approach, Expert SaysRead the original story

    Thursday | Newswise

    ROLLA, Mo. - The nation's approach to cyber security has much in common with medieval defense tactics, and that needs to change, says a cyber security expert at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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  2. What Can Be Done About a Water Shortage?Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Newswise

    ROLLA, Mo. - The water crisis in the western United States - especially in California and Washington - may be the most severe and most publicized, but other threats to the nation's water supply loom, says Dr. Joel Burken, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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  3. S&T Author Examines African Civilization in New BookRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Newswise

    ROLLA, Mo. -- The key to the modernization of Africa is an African renaissance, says Dr. Tseggai Isaac, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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  4. Arcade-Style 'Snake Invasion' Brings Campus Tradition OnlineRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Newswise

    ROLLA, Mo. - Every March, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology wield wooden walking sticks called shillelaghs to rid the campus of rubber snakes in honor of how, according to legend, St. Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland centuries ago.

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  5. Missouri S&T Historian Examines Gangster Bugsy Siegel in New BookRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Newswise

    ROLLA, Mo. -Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a successful, charismatic and tough gangster, but he was neither a visionary who founded the Las Vegas Strip nor a pathological killer, says Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Larry Gragg in his biography of the mobster.

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  6. Expert Available to Discuss Anti-Semitism, Jewish Identity in FranceRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Newswise

    In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris, which included an attack on a kosher grocery store, concerns have risen about a heightened atmosphere of anti-Semitism in France. Dr. Shannon Fogg, associate professor of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri, is available to discuss the parallels of anti-Semitism in France during World War II and today.

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  7. Is a New Stadium in St. Louis Worth It?Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Newswise

    As government and business leaders in St. Louis work to nail down financing for a new football stadium along that city's riverfront, others are asking, "Is a new stadium worth the cost?" Dr. Michael Davis, associate professor of economics at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri, suggests that public financing of new sports stadiums rarely provide the economic boost many hope for. Davis is an expert in sports economics and has studied the economic impact of winning sports teams on their home communities.

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  8. Missouri S&T Students, Recent Graduate Lead a Mars Landing TeamRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Newswise

    ROLLA, Mo. - Two Missouri University of Science and Technology students and one recent graduate are part of a team that has been selected as a finalist to design part of a Mars landing mission in 2018.

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  9. How Engineering Could Help You Survive a Zombie ApocalypseRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Newswise

    ROLLA, Mo. - Not every university prepares budding engineers and managers to survive a zombie apocalypse while teaching them how to manage global supply chains or large-scale industrial operations.

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  10. Missouri S&T Works to Increase Diversity in Computer ScienceRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Newswise

    ROLLA, Mo. - Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of 15 schools selected by the Anita Borg Institute , a nonprofit organization focused on advancing women in computing, and Harvey Mudd College to participate in a new program designed to increase the percentage of undergraduate computer science majors who are female or students of color.

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