Tag: bolivia

Department of Education grant prioritizes Latin American studies

Posted by on January 30, 2017

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’s Engineers Without Borders works to provide drinking water in Bolivia

Posted by on August 3, 2015

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology is heading to Tacachia, Bolivia, before the start of the fall semester to continue its work to provide access to safe drinking water for the Andean community.

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Missouri S&T Engineers Without Borders travels to Bolivia

Posted by on May 21, 2015

Members of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) student chapter will travel to Los Eucaliptos, Bolivia, this month to continue their work to establish a clean source of drinking water for the community.

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Missouri S&T’s Engineers Without Borders heads to Bolivia

Posted by on July 29, 2014

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology is heading to Tacachia, Bolivia, before the start of the fall semester to install a potable water system that will provide access to safe drinking water for the Andean community.

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S&T’s Engineers Without Borders travels to Bolivia

Posted by on May 15, 2014

Members of Missouri S&T’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) student chapter will travel to Los Eucaliptos, Bolivia, to help establish a clean source of drinking water.

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S&T students to bring clean water to Bolivia

Posted by on May 21, 2010

Thumbnail image for DSC01857.JPGTwenty-one students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will bring sustainable, clean water to portions of rural Bolivia this summer. Their goal goes beyond quenching thirsts; for these students, it’s about saving lives. In Bolivia, a lack of clean water contributes to the death of every tenth child before the age of 5.

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Engineers Without Borders to leave S&T on Feb. 24

Posted by on February 22, 2010

Thumbnail image for DSC01857.jpg Three students from the student chapter of Engineers Without Borders at Missouri University of Science and Technology will leave Feb. 24 to continue their partnership with the community of Los Eucaliptos, a rural subdivision located in Erquis Sud, Bolivia.

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Classes finish, service starts for S&T Engineers Without Border

Posted by on May 6, 2008

Jennifer Hoffman, a sophomore in aerospace engineering from Chesterfield, Mo., will lead 19 fellow students from Missouri University of Science and Technology into the rainforests of Bolivia this month to build self-composting latrines, install LED study lights, and replace two pedestrian bridges.

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UMR students to help Bolivians increase water supply

Posted by on July 21, 2006

A team from the Engineers Without Borders (EWB) chapter at the University of Missouri-Rolla will journey into Bolivia’s rainforests next month on a fact-finding mission.

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UMR students help Central, South Americans

Posted by on April 13, 2006

This summer, students from the University of Missouri-Rolla will use their passion for engineering to show their compassion for residents in two tiny villages in Bolivia and Guatemala.

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