Missouri S&T EWB group completes work in Nahualate

Posted by on December 15, 2017

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, this December to complete its 10-year effort to provide clean drinking water to the community. This past August, the team finished one of the largest EWB projects in the organization’s history: a distribution system that includes a 430-foot well, 15,000-gallon storage tank, chlorination system and 8 miles of distribution pipe.

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Thomas Vojta named chair of physics at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 14, 2017

Dr. Thomas Vojta, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the department of physics. His appointment becomes effective Jan. 1. Vojta takes over from Dr. G. Dan Waddill, professor of physics, who is returning to the faculty after serving as chair since 2007. Vojta is […]

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Planned partial power outage at Missouri S&T Dec. 20

Posted by on December 13, 2017

Several buildings on the Missouri S&T campus will be without power throughout most of the day on Wednesday, Dec. 20, due to replacement of a substation transformer on campus. The planned power outage will begin at approximately 7 a.m. and last throughout the day. Power is expected to be restored to all buildings by 8 a.m. […]

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Missouri S&T Solar House Design Team receives support for competition

Posted by on December 7, 2017

The Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Division of Energy helped fund the Missouri University of Science and Technology Solar House Design Team’s building costs for the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The competition, which has run since 2002, moved from California to Denver, Colorado, this year, and incorporated new challenges.

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University of Missouri Curators approve Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 7, 2017

The University of Missouri System Board of Curators on Thursday approved a new $6.5 million lab at Missouri University of Science and Technology that is expected to position the university as a national leader in addressing the challenges of aging public infrastructure. The Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML) will expand the High-bay Structures Laboratory in Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall to provide 16,000 square feet of research space for developing and testing new construction materials and methods.

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Participants wanted for focus group on women in business

Posted by on December 6, 2017

Women in business are invited to participate in a focus group to share their ideas and opinions about creating a group that provides women with access to business resources, training, networking and a forum to test out new ideas. The focus group is hosted by the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Woman Space Rolla.

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S&T alumna Kathy Walker to speak at Missouri S&T commencement

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Kathy Walker of Olathe, Kansas, managing director at OPENAIR Equity Partners, will speak at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Walker earned a master of science degree in engineering management from Missouri S&T in 1982 and is the incoming president of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees.

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Film festivals bring international flavor to Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 4, 2017

Movie buffs from the campus and community will have the opportunity to experience French and Hispanic films during the spring 2018 semester at Missouri S&T.

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Photos of Missouri S&T faculty on display in Paris

Posted by on November 30, 2017

In 2015, French artist Marie-Hélène Le Ny spent four days on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus displaying her work and photographing and interviewing some of Missouri S&T’s female faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. Now six of those photographs are on display in Paris.

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S&T architectural engineering students to present designs for new Rolla animal shelter

Posted by on November 29, 2017

Students in the architectural engineering design course at Missouri University of Science and Technology have created 15 potential designs for the future Rolla Animal Shelter, and they will present six of those plans to the public prior to the start of the Dec. 4, Rolla City Council meeting.

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