Archives for November 2011

Back to campus


Laura Warren is finishing her degree after a life-changing event. Photo by B.A. Rupert

Laura Warren‘s advice to people is to “keep working at it; nothing can stop you if you keep trying.”

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Rolla students collect water samples


Yinfa Ma shows Danielle Insall and a group of Rolla High School students how water is tested in an S&T lab. Photo by B.A. Rupert

This fall, 63 students from Rolla High School collected local water samples from ponds, streams and faucets as part of a project to analyze water in conjunction with representatives from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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A lesson overseas


Jared Jenkins and Di’ara McCole share thoughts about travel abroad. Photo by B.A. Rupert

Many college students take their first trips outside the United States to destinations like Cancun, Mexico, or Nassau, Bahamas. But two S&T students spent a month this summer in China as part of an intensive cultural program.

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Lots of space junk is circling our planet at high speeds


As an enthusiast for space travel, William Schonberg studies high-speed impacts that might occur in low-Earth orbit. Photo by B.A. Rupert

William Schonberg says academia is cool because you usually get to research what you’re really curious about. As chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, Schonberg, when he has time, likes to study high-speed impacts — specifically, those that could be caused by space debris.

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