Miner Tank fuels student innovation

Five of the seven proposals to receive innovation funding this academic year were from students.

From a proposal to create synthetic amino acids to help meth babies recover from addiction to the design of a new type of robotic joint to simplify complex movements, some inventive ideas of several Missouri University of Science and Technology students are a step closer to reality thanks to the university’s Miner Tank project. [Read more…]

University Innovation Fellows ignite connections at Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T's University Innovation Fellows visited Google earlier this year. From left: John Schoeberle, Connor Wolk, Tim Buesking, Spencer Vogel, Mark Raymond, Tyler Jenkins, Eric Fallon, Cori Hatley, Katherine Ramsay

Missouri S&T’s University Innovation Fellows visited Google earlier this year. From left: John Schoeberle, Connor Wolk, Tim Buesking, Spencer Vogel, Mark Raymond, Tyler Jenkins, Eric Fallon, Cori Hatley, Katherine Ramsay (submitted photo)

Cori Hatley and Eric Fallon have learned a lot about the many entrepreneurship and innovation opportunities available through Missouri S&T. But they weren’t always so knowledgeable. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T funds grants for mapping autism genes, mental health screenings

MissouriSTsignature-green-webAs part of its Innovation Grant program, Missouri University of Science and Technology has funded two projects to better understand mental illness and early detection of neurological disorders.

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Innovation grant provides iPads to Missouri S&T writing tutors

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Kathleen Drowne, director of Missouri S&T’s Writing Center

Thanks to strategic funding from a new grant program at Missouri University of Science and Technology, the Missouri S&T Writing Center will integrate wireless technology into face-to-face student tutoring this fall to streamline the process and improve the learning experience for both students and tutors. [Read more…]