Author: Andrew Careaga

Cuba Plain named interim vice chancellor for finance and operations

Posted by on August 28, 2017

Cuba Plain, assistant vice president for budget planning and development at the University of Missouri System, has been named interim vice chancellor for finance and operations at Missouri S&T. She succeeds Walt Branson, vice chancellor for finance and operations since August 2013, who will become vice president for finance and operations and chief business officer at Wright State University on Sept. 11.

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‘Fashnology’ a factor for picking wearable devices, researchers find

Posted by on August 21, 2017

From fitness bands to smart glasses, wearable technology has grown in popularity in recent years. But what prompts people to put on a wearable device? A recent study conducted by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology provides some answers.

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Probiotics helps poplar trees clean up toxins in Superfund sites

Posted by on August 17, 2017

Probiotics – or natural microbes – are believed to provide boost the human immune system and provide other health benefits. New research involving a Missouri University of Science and Technology professor indicates that microbes can also help remove pollutants from groundwater.

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Statement on Charlottesville, Virginia, incident

Posted by on August 14, 2017

Interim Chancellor Christopher G. Maples shared the following message with Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff this afternoon:

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Walt Branson accepts Wright State position

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Walter J. Branson, vice chancellor for finance and operations at Missouri University of Science and Technology since August 2013, has accepted a position at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He will become Wright State’s vice president for finance and operations and chief business officer. Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, president of Wright State University who previously served as chancellor of Missouri S&T, announced the appointment today (Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017).

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Ozark Biomedical Initiative Research Symposium to be held Aug. 19

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Researchers from Missouri S&T and Phelps County Regional Medical Center who received funding from the Ozark Biomedical Initiative (OBI) will present their research as part of the OBI Research Symposium Saturday, Aug. 19.

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Will artificial intelligence disrupt higher education?

Posted by on August 9, 2017

Artificial intelligence, robotics, automation and machine learning are already disrupting the workplace. Will they disrupt the college experience next?

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Radio club tunes in to eclipse for science

Posted by on August 4, 2017

The Aug. 21 solar eclipse across the United States promises to provide not only a rare visual experience for Americans, but also a rare listening experience for amateur radio operators interested in how the eclipse might affect radio waves in the atmosphere. And members of the Amateur Radio Club at Missouri S&T plan to tune in […]

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Public invited to view solar eclipse at Missouri S&T

Posted by on August 4, 2017

The public is invited to join Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff members for a rare viewing of a solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21.

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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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