Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri S&T I-Corps program to offer entrepreneurship training throughout the state

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Missouri S&T’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program is offering free workshops in Rolla, Columbia, St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri, to help entrepreneurs learn how to bring their technology-based ideas and products to market.

Read More »

Missouri S&T historian to appear in HISTORY’s ‘Presidents at War’ premiering Feb. 17

Posted by on February 7, 2019

  • 95
    Shares

Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history at Missouri S&T and one of America’s most distinguished military historians, will help commemorate this year’s Presidents Day by sharing his expertise on screen in HISTORY’s landmark two-night television event, “Presidents at War.”

Read More »

MXene researchers find 2-D transition metal carbides react with water, opening a door to their unknown chemistry

Posted by on January 16, 2019

  • 17
    Shares

Researchers at Missouri S&T have discovered that two-dimensional (2-D) titanium carbide materials, or MXenes, can react with water with no other oxidizers involved. Their finding may lead to new insights into the unusual chemistry of MXenes and consequently have impacts on MXenes’ storage and device manufacturing.

Read More »

Jan. 24 opening of Hispanic Film Festival broadens S&T’s cultural offerings

Posted by on January 16, 2019

  • 14
    Shares

For the fifth consecutive year, Missouri University of Science and Technology is pleased to present its Hispanic Film Festival of five movies that begin on January 24 and end on April 25. The screenings are free of charge and open to the S&T campus and the general public of Rolla and surrounding communities.

Read More »

S&T powers high-tech, living laboratory with new microgrids to study advanced lead battery technologies

Posted by on January 10, 2019

  • 15
    Shares

Missouri S&T has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a living laboratory of solar homes S&T students designed to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.

Read More »

Your brain on art: neuroscientists define the aesthetic experience

Posted by on December 20, 2018

  • 7
    Shares

Imagine you are looking at Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” painting for the first time. What do you experience? Perhaps the first thing you notice is the large amount of blue. Then you might zoom in on details to notice the stars and the rings of paint around them, and then details of the village below, while still examining the blue sky. As you explore the painting, your understanding changes, and so do the pleasurable feelings you receive from the experience.

Read More »

Plant detective: Missouri S&T professor studies plants as “bio-sentinels” of indoor pollution

Posted by on November 8, 2018

  • 7
    Shares

Behold the common house plant, the front-yard shrub, the rhododendron around back that’s seen better days since the next-door neighbors put their home on the market. They brighten our lawns, increase our property values, even boost our mental and physical health by reducing carbon dioxide levels.
For Dr. Joel Burken, such plants are far more valuable than as mere window dressing. The Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is an expert in phytoforensics, the process of using plants to study human exposure to pollutants.

Read More »

Air Force commander’s personal compass navigates dynamic military career

Posted by on November 5, 2018

  • 350
    Shares

With a path into military leadership that would map like a complex transit system, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel “Bo” Mahaney just might dispel your preconceived notions of military commanders.

Read More »

Missouri S&T honors four faculty for teaching, research excellence

Posted by on October 25, 2018

  • 44
    Shares

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is honoring four faculty members for their research prowess, classroom service and teaching excellence.

Read More »

Fine Linen Theatre grows into Rolla fixture — with plenty of help from Missouri S&T community members

Posted by on October 16, 2018

  • 3
    Shares

Sixteen years ago, Dr. Keith Nisbett and his wife, Kim, didn’t set out to create an entrenched artistic home for amateur actors across south-central Missouri. As homeschool parents, they simply wanted to provide eldest daughter Amy, then a teenager, with the opportunity to perform on stage.That first show — From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, an adaptation of a popular children’s book — quickly became a full-fledged production. And as the nonprofit theater has laid down roots in Rolla, it’s evolved from a Nisbett family affair into a full-fledged community theater, with a healthy dose of participation by Missouri S&T students, staff, other faculty members and the community.

Read More »