Archives for November 14, 2016

S&T engineering students to spend Thanksgiving break in Guatemala

Students from a previous trip work in Guatemala. Photo submitted.

Students from a previous trip work in Guatemala. Photo submitted.

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.

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S&T students help homeless in GlobalHack

During GlobalHack VI in St. Louis, Missouri S&T student teams won $100,000 and $50,000 for designing ways to help the homeless. GlobalHack photo

During GlobalHack VI in St. Louis, Missouri S&T student teams won $100,000 and $50,000 for designing ways to help the homeless.
GlobalHack photo

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…]