Month: January 2014

Students represent U.S. in international steelmaking event

Posted by on January 31, 2014

Two metallurgical engineering students from Missouri University of Science and Technology are headed to Belgium to test their mettle – and their ability to make virtual steel – in an international competition.

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S&T to host Ignite Rolla event

Posted by on January 31, 2014

The local community is invited to attend and participate in Ignite Rolla, an evening of brief “TED Talk-style” lectures designed to showcase the ideas being generated by members of the Missouri S&T campus and the Rolla community.

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S&T design teams on display at St. Louis Science Center

Posted by on January 31, 2014

In recognition of National Engineers Week, Missouri University of Science and Technology will send almost a dozen of its student design teams to the St. Louis Science Center to display their inventions in late-February.

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Missouri S&T awards Chancellor’s Scholarships

Posted by on January 30, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology awarded Chancellor’s Scholarships to 16 high school seniors for the 2014-2015 academic year. To qualify for the scholarship, students must be Missouri residents, have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.75 or rank in the upper 10 percent of their high school graduation class and have ACT composite scores of 31 or better. The students also must complete a 750-word essay.

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Employers ready to recruit at career fair

Posted by on January 30, 2014

Representatives from more than 180 companies will be on hand to recruit students when the 2014 Spring Career Fair is held at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Feb. 18.

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New steelmaking chair appointed

Posted by on January 30, 2014

Dr. Ronald J. O’Malley, the former chief metallurgist at Nucor Steel Decatur in Trinity, Ala., has joined Missouri University of Science and Technology as the new F. Kenneth Iverson Endowed Chair of Steelmaking Technologies.

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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on January 29, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology will conduct a test of its emergency alert system at noon Wednesday, Feb. 12.

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Test your skills at Miner Mudder competition

Posted by on January 29, 2014

Individuals and teams are invited to enter the Miner Mudder, a 5K obstacle-filled backcountry race that will be held March 8 to benefit Missouri University of Science and Technology’s alternative spring break program, Miner Challenge.

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Chinese Spring Festival celebrated Feb. 9

Posted by on January 27, 2014

The Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) at Missouri University of Science and Technology invites the campus and community to attend its annual Spring Festival, also called the Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year, on Sunday, Feb. 9.

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Lungs may suffer when certain elements go nano

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Nanoparticles are used in all kinds of applications — electronics, medicine, cosmetics, even environmental clean-ups. More than 2,800 commercially available applications are now based on nanoparticles, and by 2017, the field is expected to bring in nearly $50 billion worldwide.

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