Volunteers needed for Missouri S&T girl’s conference

531408_bc42415de0c4c736e3651f94e97597c0Women are needed as volunteers to serve as guides for attendees of the annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference that will be held Friday, Oct. 21, on the campus of Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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STEM superhero

Mild-mannered rocket engineer Steph Evans is out to change perceptions through her YouTube channel, the STEMulus. Image by Rob Cabrera of Creative Squirrels.

Mild-mannered test engineer by day, Missouri S&T alumna Steph Evans is out to change perceptions through her YouTube channel, the STEMulus. Image of Evans and her dog Loki by Rob Cabrera/Creative Squirrels (@RobCabrera/@C_Squirrels).

Steph Evans is out to change the way people look at engineering – and at engineers.

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Volunteers needed for girls’ conference at Missouri S&T

EYH 2015 Site Header-626x247Women are needed as volunteers to serve as guides for attendees of the annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference that will be held Friday, Nov. 20, on the campus of Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T signs transfer agreement with California community college

MissouriSTsignature-green-webRepresentatives from Missouri University of Science and Technology and Mission College, a community college located in Santa Clara, California, recently signed a transfer agreement that gives Mission students the opportunity to earn a full degree from Missouri S&T.

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Chancellor brings Show Me Value Tour to Steelville

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, will tour Steelville Manufacturing Co. and visit Steelville Middle School on Thursday, April 2, as part of the Show Me Value Tour, a statewide initiative by University of Missouri System leaders to discuss the importance of a college education. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T’s summer camps will instill excitement in youth

2009 07 29 Aerospace camp edit file 100Missouri University of Science and Technology will host 17 camps this summer that offer students of all ages hands-on learning experiences. They can learn about explosives, make a microsatellite, hone their leadership skills and learn what it takes to have a career in science, technology, engineering or math.

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Flori listed among ‘Icons of Education’

Dr. Ralph E. Flori Jr.

Dr. Ralph E. Flori Jr.

Dr. Ralph E. Flori Jr., program head of petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named one of Ingram’s magazine’s 2015 “Icons of Education” for his contributions to Missouri S&T and to higher education. [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…]

Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone

Daniel Miller, a recent biological sciences M.S. graduate, built this do-it-yourself microscope with a smartphone and less than $10 in materials. (Photo by Sam O'Keefe.)

Daniel Miller, a recent biological sciences M.S. graduate, built this do-it-yourself microscope with a smartphone and less than $10 in materials. (Photo by Sam O’Keefe.)

With nothing more than a smartphone and less than $10 of trinkets and hardware supplies, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can build their own microscopes this fall as part of a biology lab. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T leads the way in 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 2013 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 2013 Project Lead the Way summer workshops.

More than 300 elementary school, middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology and two other Missouri communities to learn how to teach engineering and biomedical science courses to their students this fall. [Read more…]