Month: July 2014

Missouri S&T’s Free Fall Film Festival starts Sept. 2

Posted by on July 30, 2014

View new and classic films during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2014 Free Fall Film Festival. The first film in the series will be the 2013 comedy-drama “Her.”

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Missouri S&T’s Engineers Without Borders heads to Bolivia

Posted by on July 29, 2014

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology is heading to Tacachia, Bolivia, before the start of the fall semester to install a potable water system that will provide access to safe drinking water for the Andean community.

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New book by S&T author explores American novelist Richard Russo

Posted by on July 28, 2014

Novelist Richard Russo is known for chronicling American small towns, particularly those in the hard-hit rural manufacturing towns of the Northeast. A new book by Dr. Kathleen Drowne explores the techniques Russo uses, as well as the significant themes that run throughout his works.

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Missouri S&T among Money magazine’s top universities

Posted by on July 28, 2014

A new ranking of universities by Money magazine lists Missouri University of Science and Technology as No. 86 in the nation and the top-ranked public university in Missouri.

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Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone

Posted by on July 28, 2014

With nothing more than a smartphone and less than $10 of trinkets and hardware supplies, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can build their own microscopes this fall as part of a biology lab.

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Celebration of Nations to celebrate its 5th year

Posted by on July 25, 2014

Celebration of Nations will mark its fifth year with an appearance by bluegrass group Jimmie Allison and the Ozark Rounders. The group will perform at the free festival following the international parade on Saturday, Sept. 27. They will also offer two bluegrass education sessions during the festival.

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University completes successful year of fundraising

Posted by on July 22, 2014

Charitable contributions to Missouri University of Science and Technology increased by 36 percent during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2014, and the alumni giving rate also increased over the previous year.

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Students, faculty from around the world attend workshop

Posted by on July 21, 2014

An international group of participants recently attended a four-day workshop hosted by the RE-CAST (Research on Concrete Application for Sustainable Transportation) University Transportation Center. The workshop focused on the fundamentals of rheology and application on cement-based materials. Rheology involves flow behavior of material that cannot be measured with traditional workability methods.

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Students to participate in national mine rescue competition

Posted by on July 18, 2014

A mine rescue team from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete in the 2014 National Metal and Nonmetal Mine Rescue Contest that will be held Aug. 4-7 in Lexington, Kentucky. Students from Missouri S&T and one other university will compete against 36 professional teams.

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Leach Theatre adds The Swon Brothers to its special events calendar

Posted by on July 17, 2014

Country music group The Swon Brothers have joined the 2014-15 season of Leach Special Events at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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