Month: December 2017

Missouri S&T Solar House Design Team receives support for competition

Posted by on December 7, 2017

The Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Division of Energy helped fund the Missouri University of Science and Technology Solar House Design Team’s building costs for the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The competition, which has run since 2002, moved from California to Denver, Colorado, this year, and incorporated new challenges.

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University of Missouri Curators approve Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 7, 2017

The University of Missouri System Board of Curators on Thursday approved a new $6.5 million lab at Missouri University of Science and Technology that is expected to position the university as a national leader in addressing the challenges of aging public infrastructure. The Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML) will expand the High-bay Structures Laboratory in Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall to provide 16,000 square feet of research space for developing and testing new construction materials and methods.

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Participants wanted for focus group on women in business

Posted by on December 6, 2017

Women in business are invited to participate in a focus group to share their ideas and opinions about creating a group that provides women with access to business resources, training, networking and a forum to test out new ideas. The focus group is hosted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Woman Space Rolla.

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak at commencement

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Four graduating seniors at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been chosen to speak during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T on Saturday, Dec. 16. Two students – one representing the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) and one representing the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) – will speak during each ceremony.

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S&T alumna Kathy Walker to speak at Missouri S&T commencement

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Kathy Walker of Olathe, Kansas, managing director at OPENAIR Equity Partners, will speak at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Walker earned a master of science degree in engineering management from Missouri S&T in 1982 and is the incoming president of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees.

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Missouri S&T engineering students assist local governments as project management consultants

Posted by on December 4, 2017

As far as undergraduate course schedules go, Dr. Joan Schuman’s Introduction to Project Management class meets at a reasonable time: twice weekly for 75 minutes in the late morning. But for Missouri S&T senior Sergey Isayko and his three classmates, advising the city of St. Robert on a plan to install solar-powered streetlights in a newly annexed neighborhood meant numerous trips after dark to the Fort Leonard Wood bedroom community, population 5,750, located about 30 miles southwest of Rolla.

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Film festivals bring international flavor to Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 4, 2017

Movie buffs from the campus and community will have the opportunity to experience French and Hispanic films during the spring 2018 semester at Missouri S&T.

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Research offers insight into poetry’s aesthetic appeal

Posted by on December 1, 2017

New psychology research points to the factors that explain why we find particular poems aesthetically pleasing—results that enhance our understanding of “why we like what we like.”

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