Innovative sustainability leads to Climate Leadership Award

2013_CLA_badge_smallAn innovative approach to “recycling” homes built for past Solar Decathlons and turning them into sustainable student and faculty housing, combined with a geothermal project that will cut campus energy use in half, helped Missouri University of Science and Technology win a 2013 Climate Leadership Award.

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Help S&T win Climate Leadership Awards video contest

Missouri University of Science and Technology will be recognized in two venues this month as one of 20 colleges and universities nationwide that exemplify the mission of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) to promote education, research and community involvement on sustainability issues.

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S&T undergrad to receive full scholarship from new Saudi university

Rayan Alghanim, a junior in petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected to receive a full scholarship to attend graduate school at a new university in Saudi Arabia.

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‘Greenfest’ planned to spotlight university’s environmental initiatives

Missouri S&T will showcase its environmental and alternative energy
initiatives on Sept. 11, 2008, when the campus hosts “Greenfest” in
coordination with the Tour of Missouri event occurring that day in Rolla.

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UMR’s Burken receives national teaching award

Dr. Joel Burken, associate professor of civil, architectural and
environmental engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been
selected to receive the Association of Environmental Engineering Professors
(AEESP) Award for Outstanding Teaching of Environmental Engineering and
Science. Burken’s former students nominated him for the award.

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UMR environmental engineering program earns ABET accreditation

The bachelor of science degree program in environmental engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla has been accredited by ABET Inc., formerly known as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

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Engineering dean honored with research award, fellowship

Dr. William Schonberg, interim dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been honored with a Fraunhofer Bessel Research Award and a six-month fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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UMR researcher to present talk on clean water technologies

Dr. Craig Adams, the John A. and Susan Mathes Chair of Civil Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, will share how UMR students are bringing sustainable, safe drinking water and sanitation to communities in Central America during the final lecture of the Academy of Science’s seminar series in St. Louis.

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UMR student receives Judge’s Choice Award at design competition

Ryan Sitzes of Jackson, Mo., a junior in environmental engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, won a Judge’s Choice Award for special effort, perseverance, determination and courage in a design contest hosted by WERC: A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development at New Mexico State University April 2-6.

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‘Industrial ecology’ can help cut waste, says UMR researcher

Many of the 2 million cell phones, computers and other electronic products Americans discard each year could have a second life if they were designed for disassembly and reuse, says a UMR researcher who specializes in industrial ecology.

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