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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Heather Castelli: world traveler, mechanical engineer

Posted by on July 18, 2017

Up until last summer, Heather Castelli had visited more foreign countries than U.S. states.

“I follow in my grandfather’s footsteps,” says Castelli, a 2017 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T. “He left Hungary in 1956 at the start of the revolution. My grandmother is from there as well. It all comes back to them.”

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Final Rolla Town Band performance July 20

Posted by on July 14, 2017

Hear the highlights of the Rolla Town Band’s 2017 season at its final concert of the year this July.

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Filling the science communication gap

Posted by on July 14, 2017

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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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Energy-recycling steps eyed for post-surgical recovery, aging in place

Posted by on July 12, 2017

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher wants to make walking up and down stairs easier through the creation of a device that recycles the energy we use to climb and descend. Yun Seong Song, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, built the spring-loaded stairs as a postdoctoral researcher […]

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Automated security kiosk could alleviate travel, border woes

Posted by on July 11, 2017

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An automated screening kiosk developed by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher could alleviate concerns about safety and wait time at U.S. airports and border crossings. Dr. Nathan Twyman, assistant professor of business and information technology at Missouri S&T, has been developing a next-generation automated screening kiosk since he was a Ph.D. student […]

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Missouri S&T earns eighth at solar car race

Posted by on July 10, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Solar Car Design Team placed eighth in the Formula Sun Grand Prix. The race challenges collegiate teams to design and build solar-powered vehicles.

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