Month: January 2017
Missouri S&T students soon will have even more incentive to study abroad in Central and South America. A team of S&T faculty has received a $93,229 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help fund a new minor in Latin American studies.Read More »
Dr. Joseph Smith, the Wayne and Gayle Laufer Chair of Energy at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been elected treasurer of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
As an officer, Smith will help guide the national organization that has over 50,000 worldwide members. In December, he finished a three-year term as a member of AIChE’s board of directors before being tapped to be treasurer, where he will serve as chair of the finance committee and as a member of the executive committee.Read More »
Australian rock band Sick Puppies will headline a performance in Rolla as part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 109th annual St. Pat’s celebration. The band will conclude the university’s weeklong celebration with a free concert.Read More »
Statement regarding presidential executive order temporarily banning citizens from seven countries from entering the U.S.
At 5 p.m. today (Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017), Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader issued the following statement regarding the recent presidential executive order to temporarily ban immigrants and refugees from seven countries from entering the United States:Read More »
Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive $300,000 over three years through the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program. The funding will allow Missouri S&T to strengthen and formalize education, policies and procedures, and messaging to prevent and respond to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.Read More »
The public is invited to view the planet Venus through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Sunday, Feb. 12.Read More »
There are robots to sweep your floors and robots to sort packages at warehouse giants. But a Yale University professor says robots can do much more than just interact with people on a physical level — they can interact more personally, providing cues to guide social behavior.
Dr. Brian Scassellati, professor of computer science, cognitive science and mechanical engineering at Yale and direc¬tor of the National Science Foundation Expedition on Socially Assistive Robotics, will visit Missouri University of Science and Technology on Feb. 6 to deliver a lecture titled “Building Robots That Teach.”Read More »