Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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MXene researchers find 2-D transition metal carbides react with water, opening a door to their unknown chemistry

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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Researchers at Missouri S&T have discovered that two-dimensional (2-D) titanium carbide materials, or MXenes, can react with water with no other oxidizers involved. Their finding may lead to new insights into the unusual chemistry of MXenes and consequently have impacts on MXenes’ storage and device manufacturing.

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Jan. 24 opening of Hispanic Film Festival broadens S&T’s cultural offerings

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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For the fifth consecutive year, Missouri University of Science and Technology is pleased to present its Hispanic Film Festival of five movies that begin on January 24 and end on April 25. The screenings are free of charge and open to the S&T campus and the general public of Rolla and surrounding communities.

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‘A Day ON, Not a Day Off’ for many S&T students Jan. 21

Posted by on January 15, 2019

A group of civic-minded students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by taking “A Day ON, Not a Day Off” on Monday, Jan. 21. This year, more than 250 students and staff will volunteer throughout Phelps County.

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U.S. News ranks 15 S&T programs among top online graduate offerings

Posted by on January 15, 2019

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Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree online have 15 nationally ranked programs to choose from at Missouri University of Science and Technology. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs rankings, released today (Tuesday, Jan. 15), include Missouri S&T’s online MBA program, 12 online graduate programs in engineering, and programs that are highly ranked in U.S. News’ non-MBA business and computer information technology categories.

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S&T powers high-tech, living laboratory with new microgrids to study advanced lead battery technologies

Posted by on January 10, 2019

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Missouri S&T has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a living laboratory of solar homes S&T students designed to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.

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Janet Kavandi selected for US Astronaut Hall of Fame

Posted by on January 10, 2019

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Dr. Janet Kavandi, veteran astronaut and a graduate of Missouri S&T, has been selected for induction into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony is scheduled for April 6 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

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Missouri students find a helping hand in Avery Welker

Posted by on January 3, 2019

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It isn’t difficult to spot Avery Welker in a crowd. At 6 feet 4 inches tall, the Missouri S&T graduate student towers above his peers, but his broad smile and relaxed manner make it easy for him to make connections. “I find it fun to talk and learn something new about a person,” says Welker. His genuine interest in other people – especially students – led him to apply to be the student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators.

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Women in Business group to host Business SuperPOWer connection

Posted by on January 3, 2019

Women in business are invited to attend a Business SuperPOWer connection event organized by the Women in Business Group. The group is hosted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri S&T and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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18 notable moments of 2018

Posted by on December 23, 2018

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A record-breaking career fair, a decisive bowl game victory, a top ranking on a list of underrated colleges and a visit by rock icon Ozzy Osbourne were among the notable events and achievements of 2018. Here are 18 notable and newsworthy Missouri S&T moments from the year.

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