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April means gratitude at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 21, 2017

April showers bring May flowers and signal the start of springtime, but at Missouri University of Science and Technology April also signifies the spirit of giving. At Missouri S&T, April is Philanthropy Month, a celebration of giving, growth, pride, progress and philanthropy.

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Missouri S&T chapter of Engineers Without Borders receives $750,000 in funding

Posted by on March 7, 2017

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From clean drinking water to flood control, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Engineers Without Borders projects are changing lives in Central and South America. Now two major donors have stepped forward to provide $750,000 in funding for EWB – a $500,000 challenge grant from the Houston-based Montana Cahill Foundation and a $250,000 gift from Missouri S&T graduate David Heikkinen and his wife, Ann.

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At Missouri S&T, GAANN program prepares nation’s future researchers

Posted by on February 27, 2017

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Many of the nation’s future engineering and science researchers are preparing for their careers in the laboratories of Missouri University of Science and Technology, thanks to more than $2.2 million in federal funding through a program designed to encourage more students to pursue Ph.D.s in those fields.

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Missouri S&T golf course to close Feb. 28

Posted by on February 24, 2017

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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 […]

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Statement from Chancellor Schrader regarding Gov. Greitens’ budget

Posted by on February 2, 2017

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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:

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Department of Education grant prioritizes Latin American studies

Posted by on January 30, 2017

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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.

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Missouri S&T to host VEX robotics championships

Posted by on January 30, 2017

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

Posted by on January 23, 2017

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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.

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Spring enrollment numbers announced at Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 19, 2017

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.

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

Posted by on January 18, 2017

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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.

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