Archives for September 23, 2015

Missouri S&T geothermal system exceeds first-year goals

Geothermal energy savings at Missouri S&TAs the first year of operation closes for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s geothermal energy system, university officials announce that the system has exceeded its projected campus impact.

Missouri S&T’s geothermal energy system, which allows energy to be stored in and reclaimed from well fields located throughout the campus, provides heating and cooling to 17 buildings on campus and chilled water to the majority of campus buildings. It consists of four separate plants that distribute energy from the system to different parts of campus. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T receives grant to grow entrepreneurship programs

For the second year in a row, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been awarded a faculty development grant from VentureWell to incorporate innovation and entrepreneurship into undergraduate engineering education.  [Read more…]

Chancellor introduces a ‘culture of gratitude’ at Missouri S&T

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader delivers the fall 2015 State of the University AddressThree years after giving her first State of the University Address at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader reflected on the transformation that has occurred on campus and challenged the campus community to create a culture of gratitude. [Read more…]

KMST starts fall membership push in “Warp Drive” fashion

Public radio station KMSTThe public radio KMST fall membership drive is here, and according to station manager John Francis, it is an exciting change of pace from drives of the past.

“We changed this past spring drive to include more program time for our members, and we learned a lot from our efforts,” says Francis. “This fall we’ll be prepared to take the on-air portion of the drive longer if needed but are still hopeful we can wrap up the drive early.” [Read more…]

Missouri S&T to host national mine rescue competition

Missouri S&T will host a mine rescue competition Sept. 28 through Oct. 1. With 22 teams, it's the biggest non-national competition ever held in the U.S.

Missouri S&T will host a mine rescue competition Sept. 28 through Oct. 1. With 22 teams, it’s the biggest non-national competition ever held in the U.S.

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a competition designed to simulate a mine emergency Monday, Sept. 28 through Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Missouri S&T Experimental Mine and the Rolla National Guard Armory.

Missouri S&T teams will compete with teams from industry, such as Doe Run, Vulcan Materials Co. and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). Other collegiate teams competing are the Colorado School of Mines and Penn State University. In all, 22 teams will compete, necessitating the use of the mine and the armory. [Read more…]