S&T students shine in case study competition

Participating students and judges for the BIT competition. Photo from the BIT Facebook page.

Fifteen Missouri University of Science and Technology teams, comprised of 57 students, recently competed in a cybersecurity case study competition for the chance to earn a $1,000 prize and a mentoring session with executives from AT&T Inc., the event’s sponsor.

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Lighting a fire

Alumnus Chris Franklin and senior student James "Jimmy" Nash train at the Regional Fire Training Center in Rolla. Franklin volunteered for the Rolla Rural Fire District before taking a job out-of-state, while Nash continues to volunteer for the department. Photo By Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Alumnus Chris Franklin and senior student James “Jimmy” Nash train at the Regional Fire Training Center in Rolla. Franklin volunteered for the Rolla Rural Fire District before taking a job out-of-state, while Nash continues to volunteer for the department. Photo By Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Five years into volunteering for the Rolla Rural Fire District (RRFD), Missouri S&T student Chris Franklin thought of one more way he could give back to the department.

Franklin enrolled in Sarah Stanley’s marketing for nonprofits four-­week summer course. The majority of class time was to be spent developing marketing materials for local nonprofit Phelps County Animal Welfare League (PCAWL). But Franklin wanted to promote his fire department, which was, and still is, in need of volunteers.

“The department has a really big recruitment and retention problem,” Franklin says. [Read more…]

S&T sophomore receives Investment Realty Scholarship

Mike Woessner and Lindsey Carlson

Mike Woessner and Lindsey Carlson

Lindsey Carlson of Republic, Missouri, a sophomore in information science and technology (IST) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been awarded the Investment Realty Scholarship. [Read more…]

Stephen P. Roberts named vice provost and dean of arts, sciences and business

Dr. Stephen P. Roberts

Dr. Stephen P. Roberts

Dr. Stephen P. Roberts, professor and chair of biology at Central Michigan University, has been named vice provost and dean of the newly formed College of Arts, Sciences and Business at Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]

Alumni-founded startup expands to Innovation Park

A St. Louis company founded by Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates while they were still students is expanding to Rolla. [Read more…]

S&T students to host business simulation competition

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology is helping plan a computer-simulated business competition for Missouri high school students. The event will allow teams of students to compete in a setting that mimics an actual business. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T earns AACSB business accreditation

Missouri University of Science and Technology has earned initial accreditation of its business and information technology degree programs by the longest-serving global accrediting body for business and accounting programs.

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First MBA degrees at UMR to be awarded

Seven graduate students at the University of
Missouri-Rolla are about to do something nobody has ever done before: Earn
master’s of business administration degrees from UMR. 

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MBA students at UMR are looking for a good problem to solve

Students seeking master’s of business
administration degrees at the University of Missouri-Rolla have a problem. Or,
rather, they need one.

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Business, information science and technology departments at UMR to merge

Two academic departments at the University of Missouri-Rolla are merging to form one department that will focus on business and information science and technology.         

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