Author: Andrew Careaga

University completes successful year of fundraising

Posted by on July 25, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology received $14.7 million in charitable gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

This total for the 2017 fiscal year is a 37 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, during which Missouri S&T received $10.6 million in gifts and pledges. It also represents a 45 percent increase over the $10.1 million received in the 2012-2013 fiscal year, which serves as a baseline for the university’s strategic goals.

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Ian Ferguson named Royal Society of Arts fellow

Posted by on June 30, 2017

Dr. Ian Ferguson, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was named a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in June.

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Greg Hilmas named interim chair of materials science and engineering

Posted by on June 27, 2017

Dr. Gregory E. Hilmas, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of ceramic engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named interim chair of the materials science and engineering department at Missouri S&T, effective July 1.

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Suspicious package determined not to be a threat, investigation continues

Posted by on June 17, 2017

A plastic bag of materials discovered Friday near the nuclear reactor on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus has been determined to be free of explosives or any dangerous chemicals, Missouri S&T police say. Campus buildings that were evacuated yesterday are once again open and the university is operating under normal conditions.

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St. Louis Public Radio to assume operations of KMST

Posted by on June 14, 2017

St. Louis Public Radio, the National Public Radio affiliate at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, will assume the operational and programming duties of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s public radio station KMST, effective July 1, 2017.

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Missouri S&T team wins international Mars rover competition

Posted by on June 4, 2017

The Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team has won the 2017 University Rover Challenge, an international design competition where teams showcase potential next-generation Mars rovers.

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S&T, UM System partner to complete Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory

Posted by on June 2, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology is partnering with the University of Missouri System to fully support a key research initiative at Missouri S&T, the Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML). The laboratory is expected to position Missouri S&T as a national leader in the development of innovative materials and approaches to address public infrastructure […]

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Iowa State’s Dr. Richard W. Wlezien named vice provost and dean of engineering and computing

Posted by on May 26, 2017

Dr. Richard W. Wlezien, the Vance and Arlene Coffman Endowed Department Chair in Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University and a former researcher and program director at NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), has been named vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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George Holmes: A future in control

Posted by on May 23, 2017

As a high school senior, George Leno Holmes Jr. saw two clear paths for life after graduation. “I was either going to join the Air Force or become a mechanic,” he says.

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Missouri S&T, PCRMC partner on new research

Posted by on May 12, 2017

Researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology are working with physicians and clinicians from Phelps County Regional Medical Center on medical research that could lead to new treatments for cancer and traumatic brain injury, a new way to predict potential problems at childbirth, and a method to attract and capture poisonous brown recluse spiders.

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