Author: Peter Ehrhard

Missouri S&T EWB group completes work in Nahualate

Posted by on December 15, 2017

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, this December to complete its 10-year effort to provide clean drinking water to the community. This past August, the team finished one of the largest EWB projects in the organization’s history: a distribution system that includes a 430-foot well, 15,000-gallon storage tank, chlorination system and 8 miles of distribution pipe.

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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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See ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ at Leach Theatre

Posted by on November 29, 2017

Leach Theatre’s Family Film Day will include screenings of a 1966 Dr. Seuss cartoon, snacks, face painting and balloon animals to get families in the spirit for the holiday season.

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S&T students participate in case study competition

Posted by on November 20, 2017

Seventeen Missouri University of Science and Technology teams recently competed in a case study competition for the chance to earn a $1,000 prize and a mentoring session with executives from AT&T Inc., the event’s sponsor.

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S&T students to spend Thanksgiving break in Bolivia

Posted by on November 16, 2017

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Puerto Pando, Bolivia, to continue its work to help provide access to safe drinking water for the local community.

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S&T grad student earns NASA fellowship to work on spacecraft re-entry technologies

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Mario Santos, a Ph.D. student at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned a prestigious NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). By earning the fellowship, Santos joins a small group of students from throughout the United States who show potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative space technologies for the nation’s science, exploration and economic future.

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S&T student Katelyn Brinker earns NASA fellowship

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Katelyn Brinker, a master of science student in electrical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Brinker joins a small group of students from throughout the United States who show potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative space technologies for the nation’s science, exploration and economic future.

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Missouri S&T students clean up water through plant biology

Posted by on November 6, 2017

By designing a new protein for a common plant, Missouri University of Science and Technology students can identify contaminated groundwater in the environment and assure homeowners that their drinking water is clean from pollutants like industrial solvents.

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S&T’s Space Week starts with VR and ends with ‘Star Wars’

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Experience space in virtual reality, learn about alien life forms Down Under and watch the latest “Star Wars” film during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Space Week Nov. 6-10.

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Missouri S&T Writing Center to host art reception

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Throughout the rest of the fall semester, the Missouri University of Science and Technology Writing Center will host an exhibit of Zuni acrylic paintings by artist Byron Calavaza.

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