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

Photo submitted from a previous EWB-Tacachia trip.

Photo submitted from a previous EWB-Tacachia trip.

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

Students working in Los Eucaliptos during a prior trip. Photo submitted.

Students working in Los Eucaliptos during a prior trip. Photo submitted.

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

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

Members of Missouri University of Science and Technology’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

Twenty-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

Thumbnail image for DSC01857.jpgThree 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

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

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

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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