Missouri S&T to host Business 101 Lunch & Learn series

Business owners can learn about business plans, marketing plans, business accounting and what business resources are available during a summer series of classes offered by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

The Business 101 Lunch & Learn series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays during August. Registration for each session is required. Classes are free and include lunch. You can attend one, some or all. For more information call 573-341-7584 or email aarond@mst.edu. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T alumnus establishes $1 million scholarship endowment

Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate and trustee Steve Wunning has established a $1 million scholarship endowment at Missouri S&T. He says that the Steven H. and Lyneve C. Wunning Scholarship Fund recognizes the role that the university played in his life and career.

“Going to Rolla was one of the best decisions I ever made,” says Wunning, who earned a bachelor of science degree in metallurgical engineering from Missouri S&T in 1973 and spent his career with Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. [Read more…]

Susan Murray named chair of psychological science at Missouri S&T

Dr. Susan Murray

Dr. Susan Murray

Dr. Susan L. Murray has been named chair of psychological science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Murray had served as interim chair since July 2015. Her appointment takes effect July 1.

“Dr. Susan Murray brings a great deal of leadership experience to this position, as well as a deep commitment to student and faculty success,” says Dr. Stephen Roberts, vice provost and dean of the Missouri S&T College of Arts, Sciences, and Business. “The department of psychological science is in good hands, and I look forward to working with Dr. Murray in the future.” [Read more…]

Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented two Awards of Professional Distinction during spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 13. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement. [Read more…]

S&T commencement speaker: Tackle big challenges, consider public service

Stephanie O’Sullivan, former principal deputy director of National Intelligence at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, encouraged graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology to be willing to tackle big challenges, and then do the hard work to back it up.

O’Sullivan, a 1982 Missouri S&T graduate, spoke during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T on Saturday, May 13. During the ceremony, she was awarded the doctor of science, honoris causa. [Read more…]

Asphalt expert to join Missouri S&T in August

Dr. Magdy Abdelrahman

Dr. Magdy Abdelrahman, professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State University, has been named the Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) Endowed Professor in Flexible Pavements at Missouri University of Science and Technology. His appointment begins Aug. 1, 2017.

The professorship was established through a gift of $550,000 from the Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association. [Read more…]

KMST recognizes Member of the Year, Business of the Year

Public radio station KMST held its annual Membership Reunion on May 4 to honor Dr. James J. Bogan Jr. and Mary Bird with the Louise Roach Member of the Year Award for their personal contributions as members of the KMST community. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T students receive Grainger Power Engineering Awards

Thirteen electrical engineering seniors and recent graduates will each receive a $6,000 Grainger Power Engineering Award from the electrical and computer engineering department at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The awards are presented as a reward for academic excellence. [Read more…]

Geotechnical engineering expert to present first Prakash Lecture at S&T

Dr. Richard D. Woods, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, will present the inaugural lecture in the Shamsher and Sally Prakash Distinguished Lecture Series in Geotechnical Engineering.

The lecture, titled “Geotechnical Impact of High Energy Construction Operations on Nearby Infrastructure,” will be held at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, May 18, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Hall. It is free and open to the public. [Read more…]

S&T to co-host ‘Don’t Let Your Business Get Hacked’ seminar

Small-business owners can learn about what they should know and do to lessen the risk of their business being hacked or compromised by a cyber security incident at a seminar co-sponsored by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology and the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce this June. [Read more…]