Rolla is a small city in the Missouri Ozarks that just happens to be home to a world-class technological research institution, Missouri S&T. It’s also home to a unique event called Celebration of Nations.
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What if all a battlefield medic had to do to treat a serious or lingering wound was to stuff it with a material that looks and feels like cotton candy? Sounds unlikely, but that is pretty close to what is happening in a clinical trial at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo.
As Chancellor John F. (Jack) Carney III took the stage to address the entering class of freshmen and transfer students during 2011 Convocation, he shared with them a familiar theme: Our nation is in dire need of engineers and scientists.
Missouri S&T attracts some of the best and brightest students, but even these high achievers get anxious when heading off to college. That’s where Missouri S&T PRO (preview, registration and orientation) leaders come in. They combine friendly faces with sage advice that can really help get new students off on the right track during Opening Week orientation, the week before classes begin on Aug. 22.