Three Missouri S&T students named University Innovation Fellows

Jonathan Bopp. Photo by Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T.

Jonathan Bopp. Photo by Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T.

By assessing the current environment for entrepreneurs and innovators at Missouri University of Science and Technology, three of its students hope to measure and then improve the climate through creativity and design-focused thinking.

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Looking for something to read? Ask the experts

8314929977_28fd740070_bFaculty from Missouri University of Science and Technology’s English and technical communication department offer their choices for the most interesting, challenging and absorbing books and articles they read this past year. Kickstart a year of reading by checking out the books below that interest you.

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New Missouri S&T research center to focus on environment, energy

Dr. Philip Whitefield

Dr. Philip Whitefield

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s newest research center, the Center for Research in Energy and Environment, was established effective Jan. 1. The center will address energy and environmental research under the direction of Dr. Philip Whitefield, chair and professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T.

The newly created center combines two existing research centers at Missouri S&T into one. The Energy Research and Development Center and the Environmental Research Center will no longer be stand-alone groups. [Read more…]

S&T student earns Department of State scholarship to study abroad

Devin Potter, a sophomore in history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This scholarship helps give students the opportunity to study aboard by providing up to $5,000 toward internships or studies in foreign locations.

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KMST to present original ‘A Christmas Carol’ performance

KMST-Web_Logo-Sig-Freq_Vert_webGather around the radio and rekindle the spirit of the holidays by listening to KMST’s original production broadcast of “A Christmas Carol.” The classic Charles Dickens book has been adapted to a radio play specifically for a prerecorded performance.

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Fire-damaged hall to remain closed at Missouri S&T

Emerson Electric Hall is vacated as local emergency response teams extinguish a fire on the roof in Rolla, MO on Thursday Dec. 8, 2016.                     Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Emerson Electric Hall is vacated as local emergency response teams extinguish a fire on the roof in Rolla, MO on Thursday Dec. 8, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Emerson Hall at Missouri University of Science and Technology will be closed until further notice following a fire on the roof of the structure on Thursday, Dec. 8. University officials decided to keep Emerson Hall closed following a thorough inspection of the building.

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Missouri S&T press conference at 5 p.m. today

The Rolla fire chief and Missouri University of Science and Technology representatives will hold a press conference at 5 p.m. today (Thursday, Dec. 8) outside Emerson Hall, located near the corner of 16th and Pine streets in Rolla. The conference will provide details of today’s fire on campus and answer any questions media may have. [Read more…]

Fire now contained at Missouri S&T

Emerson Electric Hall is vacated as local emergency response teams extinguish a fire on the roof in Rolla, MO on Thursday Dec. 8, 2016. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Emerson Electric Hall is vacated as local emergency response teams extinguish a fire on the roof in Rolla, MO on Thursday Dec. 8, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Due to an air conditioning unit catching fire on the roof of Emerson Hall at Missouri University of Science and Technology, university officials enacted the campus emergency mass notification system to evacuate faculty, staff and students from the building today (Thursday, Dec. 8). The fire has now been contained by Rolla Fire and Rescue. No injuries have been reported. [Read more…]

Changing the game one hat at a time

Missouri S&T volleyball player Ashley Allegri donated for "Be The Match," a worldwide bone marrow transplantation network. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T volleyball player Ashley Allegri donated for “Be The Match,” a worldwide bone marrow transplantation network. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

“If one week of feeling horrible can give someone else even one enjoyable day out of the hospital, I would do it as often as possible.”

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Missouri S&T pre-med student to shadow doctors in Spain

medical-563427_960_720A Missouri University of Science and Technology student has been accepted into the Atlantis Project, a premedical studies exchange program that allows college students to witness medical practices in a different country.

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