Month: January 2020

Missouri construction and academic leaders to collaborate through new consortium

Posted by on January 30, 2020

Missouri construction companies and Missouri S&T will combine their expertise to spur innovation in the construction industry. The Missouri Consortium for Construction Innovation (MoCCI) was established today (Jan. 30) with a celebration at the headquarters of a charter member, Brinkmann Constructors in Chesterfield, Missouri.

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Observatory spring season begins with Uranus viewing this February

Posted by on January 30, 2020

The public is invited to view Uranus through Missouri S&T’s 16-inch-wide telescope this February.

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Attend a seminar on starting a home-based business

Posted by on January 27, 2020

Small-business owners, entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to learn more about what it takes to start a home-based business are invited to attend a “Starting a Home-Based Business” seminar hosted by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T and the University of Missouri Extension in Crawford County.

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Volunteers needed for robotics competition at S&T

Posted by on January 23, 2020

Volunteers are needed to help staff a regional robotics championship for middle and high school students hosted by Missouri S&T in March.

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S&T faculty and staff to showcase their talents at fundraiser

Posted by on January 22, 2020

Several Missouri S&T faculty, staff and students will join Rolla community members to showcase their talents this month at a fundraiser for the S&T student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB). The evening will include a special guest performance by professional entertainer Wendy Warner.

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Nancy Matteoni: underground engineer

Posted by on January 21, 2020

If you have traveled through St. Louis in the past few years, chances are you have driven on or over a construction project that Nancy Matteoni, a 1990 civil engineering graduate, has built.

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Women in business invited to Business SuperPOWer connection event

Posted by on January 21, 2020

Women in business are invited to attend a Business SuperPOWer connection event organized by the Women in Business Group. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Columbia College and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host the seminar. “This seminar is all about learning from and connecting […]

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Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

Posted by on January 21, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $1 million to a research team led by Missouri University of Science and Technology to study ways to better harness the power of water as an energy source. About 10% of electricity in the U.S. is created by moving water, or hydropower, according to the DOE’s […]

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Expert commentary: Super Bowl victory an economic win to team’s community

Posted by on January 19, 2020

Whichever team wins the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 – the Kansas City Chiefs or the San Francisco 49ers – the economy of the winning team’s region can expect some additional income as a result of the win, according to Dr. Michael Davis, interim chair and associate professor of economics at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T begins 150th celebration at State Capitol

Posted by on January 17, 2020

Missouri S&T will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding with a morning event Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri.

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