College of Arts, Sciences and Business
Missouri S&T receives federal support for early-stage research into tapping “citizen scientists” to collect water quality data
Picture teams of smartphone-toting citizen scientists, poised to collect water samples and test for contaminants thanks to a user-friendly app that can crowdsource rapid responders to mobilize the next time a public water system is at risk.
Researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of South Florida are tapping National Science Foundation seed money set aside for “potentially transformative research” to advance the technology and hone the social mobilization efforts needed to summon trained, trusted teams of everyday water watchers.
“The medical students from Rolla are different. Every single one seems to be scarily talented and driven.” That is the opinion of Dave Westenberg, who says he has probably taught a class to every S&T student who has gone on to medical school in the past 15 years. “It makes writing letters of recommendation for […]Read More »
Missouri University of Science and Technology students seeking full-time employment after graduation or co-op or internship for the semester will have an opportunity to meet with a record number of employers at the 2017 Fall Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Gale Bullman Building on the S&T campus. Over 315 companies are registered to attend the event.Read More »
A physics professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology will lead a four-year effort to spur research, development and commercial adoption of a new class of oxide semiconductors that outperform silicon-based transistors and could lead to new uses for flexible displays.Read More »
A widely circulated 1738 newspaper account of a Native American uprising against British settlers on the New England island of Nantucket – a report that turned out to be false – offers important lessons for historians today, says an assistant professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology.Read More »
Missouri University of Science and Technology junior Hannah Ramsey seems to always be on the move. Whether it is acting in or directing the next student production of the Miner League Theater Players, working as a student writer in the Missouri S&T marketing and communications department, serving as president of the College of Arts, Sciences and Business Undergraduate Student Leadership Council or balancing time with her family while studying for a full course load of classes, she is always doing something.Read More »