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…]

S&T engineering students to spend Thanksgiving break in Guatemala

Students from a previous trip work in Guatemala. Photo submitted.

Students from a previous trip work in Guatemala. Photo submitted.

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, to continue its work to help provide access to safe drinking water for the community of approximately 3,000 people.

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Missouri S&T EWB group to travel to Guatemala

The new minor in humanitarian engineering and science will allow students to earn credit for service-learning activities, such as Engineers Without Borders.The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will travel to Nahualate, Guatemala, to continue its work to help provide access to safe drinking water for the community of approximately 3,000 people.

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Missouri S&T EWB group to travel to Guatemala

Students from a previous trip work in Guatemala. Photo submitted.

Students from a previous trip work in Guatemala. Photo submitted.

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology is heading to Nahualate, Guatemala, to continue its work to provide access to safe drinking water for approximately 3,000 people.

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

The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology is heading to Nahualate, Guatemala, before the start of the fall semester to complete the installation of a water tower that will provide access to safe drinking water for more than 3000 people.

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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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UMR students to spend spring break disinfecting water supplies in Guatemala

This spring break, students from two University of Missouri-Rolla classes will travel south with water on their minds. Not the kind of water with waves and sunny beaches – these students are using the break to help people in Guatemala improve the quality of water coming out of their taps.         

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UMR engineering students set their sights on Bolivia

While most college students are packing up to return to campus, three University of Missouri-Rolla students are preparing for a different journey — one that will take them deep into the Andes mountains

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UMR engineering students to help Guatemalans rebuild homes

When a major earthquake jolted Central America in January 2001, it left many Guatemalans wondering how they would rebuild their destroyed adobe homes. More than four years later, residents of Jerez are finding their answer in the hands of seven engineering students from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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Students to build water system in Guatemala over spring break

While many college students make plans to spend spring break on the beaches of Cancun or Florida, a group of University of Missouri-Rolla students are preparing to spend their break installing a water system for a village in Guatemala.

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