Research leads to a golden discovery for wearable technology

An example of a gold foil peeled from single crystal silicon. Reprinted with permission from Naveen Mahenderkar et al., Science [355]:[1203] (2017)

An example of a gold foil peeled from single crystal silicon. Reprinted with permission from Naveen Mahenderkar et al., Science [355]:[1203] (2017)

Some day, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold, thanks to researchers at Missouri S&T.

Writing in the March 17 issue of the journal Science, the S&T researchers say they have developed a way to “grow” thin layers of gold on single crystal wafers of silicon, remove the gold foils, and use them as substrates on which to grow other electronic materials. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T begins STEM-focused elementary ed program this fall

Students interested in teaching 1st through 6th grades can register for a new program beginning this fall at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The new elementary education program will prepare students for teaching careers that emphasize science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).   [Read more…]

At #STEMSTL forum, Chancellor Schrader stresses importance of education

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader chats with fellow panelist Kevin Token of BSA LifeStructures prior to the  "STEM: Growing Innovation" forum. With Schrader and Token are, from left, Mike Downing, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development; Dr. Sharon Frazee of Express Scripts; and Dr. Terry Brewer, founder of Brewer Science.

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader chats with fellow panelist Kevin Token of BSA LifeStructures prior to the “STEM: Growing Innovation” forum. With Schrader and Token are, from left, Mike Downing, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development; Dr. Sharon Frazee of Express Scripts; and Dr. Terry Brewer, founder of Brewer Science.

The key to meeting Missouri’s increasing demand for a work force skilled in the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is education, Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader emphasized in a forum on STEM and innovation. [Read more…]

S&T to offer STEM-focused elementary ed program

A student works with children at one of Missouri S&T's summer camps.

A student works with children at one of Missouri S&T’s summer camps.

In an effort to help the United States regain its competitive edge in math and science, Missouri University of Science and Technology will offer a new elementary education program to emphasize these subjects, beginning fall 2014. Graduates of the program will be prepared to share their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with kindergarten through 6th grade students. [Read more…]

Hispanic students organize ‘Si Se Puede!’ recruitment event

Si Se Puede will be held Nov. 15-18, 2013, on the Missouri S&T campus.

Si Se Puede will be held Nov. 15-18, 2013, on the Missouri S&T campus.

Members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter at Missouri University of Science and Technology are hosting a three-day event to introduce Hispanic, Latino and other high school students to college life at Missouri S&T. [Read more…]

S&T hosts Project Lead the Way teacher training

Nora LaFata, a teacher from St. Louis, builds a model of the human body from the inside out during one of Missouri S&T's Project Lead the Way summer workshops.

Nora LaFata, a teacher from St. Louis, builds a model of the human body from the inside out during one of Missouri S&T’s Project Lead the Way summer training courses.

More than 200 middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology to learn how to teach engineering and biomedical science courses to their students this fall. [Read more…]

Employers seek students with science and technology skills

Recruiters representing approximately 200 employers will be talking to Missouri University of Science and Technology students during the annual fall career fair on campus Sept. 27.

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New study: Ancient tropical forests thrived during global warming event

In the current issue of the journal Science, researchers are reporting that tropical rain forests thrived during a period of global warming almost 60 million years ago. Two of the paper’s authors have ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Employers prepare to recruit S&T students

More than 180 employers will be recruiting students from Missouri University of Science and Technology during S&T’s fall career fair Tuesday, Sept. 21.

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Employers seek students with science and technology backgrounds

Recruiters representing almost 200 employers will be talking to Missouri University of Science and Technology students during the campus’s annual fall career fair Sept. 29.

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