S&T commencement speaker: Tackle big challenges, consider public service

Stephanie O’Sullivan, former principal deputy director of National Intelligence at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, encouraged graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology to be willing to tackle big challenges, and then do the hard work to back it up.

O’Sullivan, a 1982 Missouri S&T graduate, spoke during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T on Saturday, May 13. During the ceremony, she was awarded the doctor of science, honoris causa. [Read more…]

KMST recognizes Member of the Year, Business of the Year

Public radio station KMST held its annual Membership Reunion on May 4 to honor Dr. James J. Bogan Jr. and Mary Bird with the Louise Roach Member of the Year Award for their personal contributions as members of the KMST community. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T students to study in Iceland

Students enrolled in two different English courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology will learn about Icelandic myth, folklore and literature this summer in Reykjavik, Iceland, as part of the “Heroes of Fire and Ice: A Three-Week Study Abroad” experience. The program, which runs May 29-June 17, will count for six credit hours. “Heroes of Fire and Ice” will examine how Iceland’s culture has been shaped by a landscape of natural extremes.

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Going places

Graduating senior Katelyn Brinker works in Dr. Reza Zoughi’s Applied Microwave Nondestructive Testing Laboratory. She returns to Missouri S&T as a graduate student in the fall. Photo by Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

From the deserts of Utah to the moons of Jupiter, Katelyn Brinker advances the future of space exploration

When the European Space Agency launches its mission to explore Jupiter’s moons in 2022, the ambitious effort will stay connected to Earth thanks in part to the work of Missouri S&T student Katelyn Brinker. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T’s Formula Car team to race in Michigan

The Formula SAE team competing in 2016. Photo from the team’s Facebook page.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Formula Car Design Team will travel north to race at the Michigan International Speedway as part of the Formula SAE-Michigan competition.

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Additional mumps cases confirmed at Missouri S&T

Student health officials at Missouri University of Science and Technology have confirmed two new mumps cases on campus. [Read more…]

KMST releases results of spring membership drive

Public radio station KMST raised over $60,000 during its spring membership drive, surpassing its new member and sustaining member goals with a combined 84 members. [Read more…]

Curators approve update of Missouri S&T Campus Master Plan

An architect’s rendering of the campus arrival district.

Improved athletics facilities, a new clearly defined “arrival district” off of U.S. Highway 63, student housing and academic districts, and continued growth of corporate partnerships with further development of Innovation Park are all planned changes at Missouri University of Science and Technology, as outlined in an updated Campus Master Plan.

The University of Missouri System Board of Curators approved the updated plan during its meeting on the Missouri S&T campus on Thursday, April 27. [Read more…]

S&T’s Steel Bridge team earns third at competition

Scene from last year’s Steel Bridge competition.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Steel Bridge Design Team earned third place at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2017 Mid-Continent Student Conference.

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S&T’s Concrete Canoe Design Team earns high finish

The Concrete Canoe Design Team races at Little Prairie Lake on Saturday April 23, 2016. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Concrete Canoe Design Team earned fifth place at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2017 Mid-Continent Student Conference, which was held April 21-22 at the University of Arkansas.

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