Missouri S&T golf course to close Feb. 28

The Miner Golf Course at Missouri University of Science and Technology will close at the end of the current season, which concludes on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The closure will result in a cost savings for the university and allow student activity fees currently dedicated for golf course operations to be redirected to recreational facilities that are of greater interest to students – something Missouri S&T students have requested. [Read more…]

Statement from Chancellor Schrader regarding Gov. Greitens’ budget

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, issued the following statement today in response to Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ proposed budget for the state of Missouri: [Read more…]

Department of Education grant prioritizes Latin American studies

S&T students pose on a volcano in Guatemala during a class trip.

S&T students pose on a volcano in Guatemala during a class trip.

Missouri S&T students soon will have even more incentive to study abroad in Central and South America.

A team of S&T faculty has received a $93,229 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help fund a new minor in Latin American studies. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T to host VEX robotics championships

Action from the 2016 VEX competition. Photo by Sam O'Keefe, Missouri S&T.

Action from the 2016 VEX competition. Photo by Sam O’Keefe, Missouri S&T.

For the second year in a row, middle- and high-school students from around Missouri will travel to Missouri University of Science and Technology to compete in the regional VEX Robotics Championship.

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Celebration of Nations honored by Rolla Chamber

Celebration of Nations

Celebration of Nations

The Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce presented the Celebration of Nations Committee at Missouri University of Science and Technology with its Annual Achievement Award for 2017.

The award, which recognizes the committee for its efforts in growing the annual Celebration of Nations event, was presented during the chamber’s 97th annual awards banquet, held Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus. [Read more…]

Spring enrollment numbers announced at Missouri S&T

Enrollment for the first day of classes at Missouri University of Science and Technology was 7,834. This is 1.2 percent less than spring enrollment in 2016, says Deanne Jackson, Missouri S&T registrar.

The spring semester at Missouri S&T began on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Last spring, 7,931 students were enrolled on the first day of the spring semester. [Read more…]

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to perform at Missouri S&T

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, 32nd presenter in the Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, 32nd presenter in the Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series

Acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Saturday, March 4, as part of the university’s Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series.

Ma will be the 32nd presenter in the series. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 10th and Main streets in Rolla.

The performance is free and open to the public, but tickets will be required and are limited to two per person. Tickets will be available between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Leach Theatre Box Office, located in Missouri S&T’s Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla.

On Wednesday, Feb. 8, tickets will be available to Missouri S&T students with a valid student ID. Tickets will be made available to Missouri S&T faculty and staff with a valid ID on Thursday, Feb. 9. Tickets will be made available to the general public on Friday, Feb. 10. Tickets are strictly limited to two per person. [Read more…]

U.S. News ranks Missouri S&T among top online graduate programs

U.S. News ranks Missouri S&T's online degree programs among the best in the nation.

U.S. News ranks Missouri S&T’s online degree programs among the best in the nation.

Fifteen online graduate degree programs at Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the best in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs rankings.

The U.S. News and World Report rankings were released today (Tuesday, Jan. 10) and are available online at www.usnews.com. [Read more…]

16 noteworthy moments from 2016

A fall sunset behind the Havener Center. As the sun sets on 2016, here's a look back at some of the year's most notable stories at Missouri S&T. Photo By Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

A fall sunset behind the Havener Center, September 2016. As the sun sets on 2016, here’s a look back at some of the year’s most notable stories at Missouri S&T. Photo By Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

A record-breaking baseball season, new support for graduate education, two Miners in the Olympics, a roof on fire, and a professor who earned a spot on Jeopardy! — as a clue. [Read more…]

Mollenkamp named assistant vice chancellor for business services at Missouri S&T

John Mollenkamp, acting director of the Missouri Department of Revenue, has been named assistant vice chancellor for business services. He will begin his duties at Missouri S&T on Monday, Jan. 9. Mollenkamp replaces Randy Stoll, who recently retired.

Mollenkamp will report to Walt Branson, vice chancellor for Finance and Administration. He will direct the department of business services and provide direction to the manager of campus printing and mail operations. [Read more…]