Tag: solar village

Energy efficiency takes a ‘village’

Posted by on August 7, 2017

The city of the future could start with a village – Missouri S&T’s Solar Village, to be exact. S&T researchers will study the Solar Village and its residents as their living laboratory over the next three years thanks to an $800,000 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, funded as part of the […]

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Take part in Missouri S&T’s 16th annual Earth Day celebration

Posted by on April 14, 2017

Learn about sustainable technologies and participate in a recycling drive as you learn about environmental best-practices at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Earth Day celebration Thursday, April 20. All events are free and open to the public.

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Celebrate Earth Day at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 10, 2015

Take part in a dancing power hour, watch a recycled fashion show and play lawn games as you learn about the benefits of being ‘green’ during the 14th annual Rolla Earth Day celebration at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Thursday, April 16. All events are free and open to the public.

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13 important research stories of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Robotic brains. Glass that can heal bones. A urine test to detect breast cancer. New insights into how Internet use could indicate depression. These were among the most notable advances in research made by Missouri S&T professors and their students in 2013. Here are 13 that were publicized during the year, but are well worth talking […]

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Innovative sustainability leads to Climate Leadership Award

Posted by on June 5, 2013

An 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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S&T wins Climate Leadership video competition

Posted by on May 2, 2013

Missouri University of Science and Technology has won first place in the video voting component of the 2013 Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards, a month-long contest featuring sustainability initiatives at 19 colleges and universities across the country. Missouri S&T’s video will be featured online at planetforward.org over the next few months.

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Help S&T win Climate Leadership Awards video contest

Posted by on April 1, 2013

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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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Missouri S&T selected to participate in 2009 Solar Decathlon

Posted by on January 25, 2008

The solar house team at Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive $100,000 from the Department of Energy to support the construction of a new home for the 2009 Solar Decathlon.         

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UMR students are trying to build the perfect solar house

Posted by on August 29, 2007

Students at the University of Missouri-Rolla are getting pretty good at designing and building solar houses. This fall, the UMR Solar House Team will once again enter a house in the US. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, a student design competition to be held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 12-20.

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