S&T physics major and robotics volunteer puts kids’ STEM experiences first

Posted by on May 22, 2018

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Joey Franz, a junior in physics at Missouri S&T with an emphasis in secondary education, combines his passions for physics and working with kids through volunteering as a high school robotics competition mentor.

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Rock-and-roll grandpa earns doctoral degree for research on using desert shrub as asphalt recycling agent

Posted by on May 23, 2018

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He’s driven the backroads with some of the biggest names in rock and roll, from Def Leppard and KISS to John Denver and the Eurythmics, hauling both gear and performers as a truck- and bus-driving roadie. Yet despite his many brushes with fame, what gets Mike Lusher most excited these days is his research into an unassuming desert shrub that some predict will revolutionize the rubber industry. A fascination with the guayule (why-YOO-lee) plant that began a dozen years ago while watching an episode of The History Channel show “Modern Marvels” has culminated in a Ph.D. in civil engineering for the 64-year-old grandfather, who received his diploma at May 12 commencement.

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Leach Theatre announces 2018-19 season

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Leach Theatre will open its 27th season with a performance by the violin and viola duet “Black Violin.” The 2018-19 Campus Performing Arts Series (CPAS) will feature a mix of music, theater, dance and more on the campus of Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T student wins fellowship to conduct research at national laboratory this summer

Posted by on May 22, 2018

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A Missouri S&T student will spend most of his summer working at Argonne National Laboratory in DuPage County, Illinois.

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Missouri S&T Mars Rover to defend world title

Posted by on May 22, 2018

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The world champion Mars Rover Design Team at Missouri S&T will defend its title this month in a competition designed to test the fundamentals of remote robotic travel and task completion using next-generation Mars rovers.

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S&T’s Steel Bridge team to compete at nationals

Posted by on May 17, 2018

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After winning first place at a regional competition in April, the Steel Bridge Design Team from Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to the 2018 National Student Steel Bridge Competition and put their bridge engineering and construction skills to the test. The competition will be held May 25-26 at the University of Illinois […]

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Missouri S&T to host youth sports camp this summer

Posted by on May 17, 2018

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host its 43rd annual Joe Miner Sports Camp May 29-June 1. The camp is designed for children entering grades three through eight in the fall of 2018.

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College of Engineering and Computing honors 18 graduate students

Posted by on May 16, 2018

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The College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri S&T is honoring 18 graduate students in recognition of their scholarly productivity and teaching excellence. Eight doctoral students representing six academic departments have been named CEC Dean’s Ph.D. Scholars at Missouri S&T, while another 10 doctoral students affiliated with seven departments have been designated as inaugural Dean’s Graduate Educators. Each student was recognized and honored at an end-of-semester campus reception on Thursday, May 10.

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S&T physics graduate receives Fulbright grant to teach in Russia

Posted by on May 16, 2018

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Owen Smith, a 2017 physics graduate of Missouri S&T, has received a Fulbright scholarship grant to study in Russia from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Smith will be an English-language teaching assistant at a Russian university for the academic year from September 2018 to June 2019.

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Missouri S&T honors alumni, friends for professional distinction

Posted by on May 15, 2018

Missouri S&T presented four Awards of Professional Distinction during spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 12. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates and friends of the university for professional achievement.

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