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Statement on Charlottesville, Virginia, incident

Posted by on August 14, 2017

Interim Chancellor Christopher G. Maples shared the following message with Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff this afternoon:

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Missouri S&T’s Opening Week celebrates return of students

Posted by on August 14, 2017

Opening Week began Sunday, Aug. 13, at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The university welcomed approximately 1,500 new students to Rolla on Saturday, Aug. 12, for move-in day.

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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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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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Missouri S&T chapter of Engineers Without Borders completes Guatemalan clean water project

Posted by on August 2, 2017

After nearly a decade of work, a small Guatemalan village can now count on clean drinking water thanks to a group of student volunteers from Missouri University of Science and Technology. The Missouri S&T student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) first traveled to Nahualate, Guatemala, in 2008 as part of a volunteer project to […]

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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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Chemistry researcher receives prestigious honor

Posted by on July 21, 2017

A renowned researcher and educator at Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected to join an exclusive group of chemists. But he says the honor has more to do with the quality of research, education and community outreach at Missouri S&T than with his individual accomplishments. Dr. Yinfa Ma, associate dean for research […]

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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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Video game to be based on book by S&T history professor

Posted by on July 20, 2017

A book by a Missouri University of Science and Technology history professor is the basis for a tactical wartime video game set for release in 2018. Burden of Command follows the real-life missions of the U.S. Army’s 7th Infantry Regiment, also known as the “Cottonbalers,” during World War II, using American Courage, American Carnage, a […]

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Filling the science communication gap

Posted by on July 14, 2017

Science communication can be hard to define, and even harder to teach. But an academic book co-edited by a technical communication professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology hopes to make the subject easier for instructors, and their students, to teach and learn. Dr. Kathyrn Northcut, professor and co-director of technical communication programs at […]

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