Archives for July 21, 2015

Missouri S&T Solar Car team ready to race

The Solar Car on April 16, 2015.      Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&TA team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will demonstrate the capabilities of solar-powered vehicles during the Formula Sun Grand Prix 2015. The event will be held Sunday, July 26, through Friday, July 31, in Austin, Texas.

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One Book program at Missouri S&T to focus on community and social acceptance

Cover courtesy of outcastsunited.com.

Cover courtesy of outcastsunited.com.

The national bestseller “Outcasts United” has been selected for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2015 One Book program. Approximately 1,200 freshman students will be expected to read the book during the summer before they arrive on campus. It will then be taught in all sections of English 1120, a required course for most Missouri S&T students.

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S&T marks second successful year of fundraising

Completion of Hasselmann Alumni House -- which was funded through private gifts -- was a major milestone during the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

Completion of Hasselmann Alumni House — which was funded through private gifts — was a major milestone during the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

For the second year in a row, Missouri University of Science and Technology saw an increase in charitable contributions as well as total number of gifts and pledges. Missouri S&T received $13.9 million in gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30, an increase over the $13.8 million received during the 2013-2014 fiscal year and a 37.6 percent increase over the $10.1 million received two years ago. [Read more…]