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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Bachman honored with Leavey Award for entrepreneurship

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Dr. Bonnie Bachman, professor and faculty fellow in economics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of seven educators in the country to receive the Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education. The award will be presented in San Francisco in November.

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Record year for technology transfer at Missouri S&T

Posted by on August 3, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology set a new record for the most money generated from patent royalties on commercialized inventions and products. During the fiscal year that ended June 30, Missouri S&T brought in $540,396 in royalty income, more than double the amount received in 2013.

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Helping make a difference

Posted by on July 26, 2017

Counseling others can be a weighty service, even if it’s just listening to a friend or family member. The difficulty ramps skyward when you help guide children living in foster care, living with autism or adjusting after parents’ divorce proceedings. Tim Hakenewerth saw a need for greater mental health and decided to help where he could.

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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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Missouri S&T aerial robotic team to race drones

Posted by on July 20, 2017

Near the end of July, a team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete in an intercollegiate aerial robotics event that some have described as a complex chess match for drones. The drones are designed and built by students, including their custom electronics.

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Heather Castelli: world traveler, mechanical engineer

Posted by on July 18, 2017

Up until last summer, Heather Castelli had visited more foreign countries than U.S. states.

“I follow in my grandfather’s footsteps,” says Castelli, a 2017 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T. “He left Hungary in 1956 at the start of the revolution. My grandmother is from there as well. It all comes back to them.”

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Final Rolla Town Band performance July 20

Posted by on July 14, 2017

Hear the highlights of the Rolla Town Band’s 2017 season at its final concert of the year this July.

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Missouri S&T earns eighth at solar car race

Posted by on July 10, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Solar Car Design Team placed eighth in the Formula Sun Grand Prix. The race challenges collegiate teams to design and build solar-powered vehicles.

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Rolla Town Band to perform July 13

Posted by on July 7, 2017

Band tunes will float through the downtown area this July when the Rolla Town Band performs its third concert of the season.

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