Month: November 2018
Missouri S&T is part of a new national effort by land-grant universities to increase college access, close the achievement gap and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025.Read More »
Behold the common house plant, the front-yard shrub, the rhododendron around back that’s seen better days since the next-door neighbors put their home on the market. They brighten our lawns, increase our property values, even boost our mental and physical health by reducing carbon dioxide levels.
For Dr. Joel Burken, such plants are far more valuable than as mere window dressing. The Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is an expert in phytoforensics, the process of using plants to study human exposure to pollutants.
The public is invited to view the moon through Missouri S&T’s 16-inch-diameter telescope on Thursday, Nov. 15.Read More »
The Missouri S&T Chamber Choir and University Choir invite the public to attend their annual fall concert in November.Read More »
With a path into military leadership that would map like a complex transit system, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Samuel “Bo” Mahaney just might dispel your preconceived notions of military commanders.Read More »
The Missouri S&T Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony invite the public to attend their fall concert in November.Read More »
Missouri S&T powers high-tech, living laboratory homes with new microgrids to research advanced lead battery technologies
Missouri S&T has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to solar-powered houses designed and built by Missouri S&T students. Members of Missouri S&T’s Microgrid Industrial Consortium want to use the microgrids to test advancements in lead battery energy storage for their potential use as a renewable energy source in communities of the future. Two homes occupied by students will be individually supplied with stored electricity from the systems, which run off charging algorithms from a 24-hour, cloud-based control system.Read More »