Month: November 2016
“If one week of feeling horrible can give someone else even one enjoyable day out of the hospital, I would do it as often as possible.” That was the mentality of Ashley Allegri when she donated for “Be The Match,” a worldwide bone marrow transplantation network that provides support and resources for patients and donors. This past September, Allegri spent five hours in a hospital bed donating bone marrow to an anonymous recipient.Read More »
Four undergraduate students and one doctoral student in materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive annual scholarships through a joint effort with Caterpillar Inc. to promote economic development in the Asia-Pacific region.Read More »
A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher is part of a national group looking at ways to keep miners — especially underground coal miners — safe.
Dr. Braden Lusk, professor and chair of mining and nuclear engineering at Missouri S&T, is on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee to study occupational exposure to respirable coal mine dust in underground mines.Read More »
Business owners and entrepreneurs are encouraged to complete a business needs survey from the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology. “If something is keeping a business owner or entrepreneur awake at night, we want to know about it,” says Keith Strassner, director of Missouri S&T’s technology transfer […]Read More »
Missouri University of Science and Technology’s choirs, Concert Band and Orchestra will present their holiday concert Friday, Dec. 2, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 10th and Main streets in Rolla.Read More »
A Missouri University of Science and Technology student has been accepted into the Atlantis Project, a premedical studies exchange program that allows college students to witness medical practices in a different country.Read More »
The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, to continue its work to help provide access to safe drinking water for the community of approximately 3,000 people.Read More »
Being civic-minded comes with rewards, both emotionally and — for Missouri University of Science and Technology students — financially.
Missouri S&T computer science and computer engineering students competed in GlobalHack 2016 in October in St. Louis, designing software to provide help to the homeless. The team ScoobyDoIt, with S&T juniors in computer science John Bagsby and Seth Kitchen, won the college division and a $100,000 prize. Also on the ScoobyDoIt team were Jacob Baird from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and Tom Hood of Westminster College.Read More »