Month: March 2020

Webinars available on small business disaster loans

Posted by on March 30, 2020

Small business owners who have suffered economic impact related to COVID-19 can learn about disaster loans through free webinars offered by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, SBDC at State Fair Community College and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Miner Resilience Fund to aid COVID-19 response and recovery

Posted by on March 28, 2020

Missouri S&T has launched a fund to help students build resiliency during the COVID-19 crisis through emergency assistance, online outreach and technological support. The Miner Resilience Fund will help students meet basic needs with short-term financial assistance, allow the university to expand counseling and wellness programs online, and ease technology difficulties for students in remote […]

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Missouri S&T Miner Challenge takes volunteering remote

Posted by on March 26, 2020

Missouri S&T is challenging universities across the country to impact communities through service while practicing social distancing. The National Active Citizen Competition is a way for college students to make positive impacts all over the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Campus rallies to 3-D print protective medical gear

Posted by on March 23, 2020

Due to the overwhelming number of requests for assistance — and requests for help — we ask anyone interested in further information about this project to complete this form. Health care facilities in Missouri should request PPE from the state of Missouri by completing this request form. Makers wishing to print their own PPE may […]

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U.S. News again ranks Missouri S&T among top graduate engineering programs

Posted by on March 17, 2020

Missouri S&T is again one of the nation’s top graduate engineering schools, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 rankings of graduate schools. The rankings also list 11 Missouri S&T programs as among the best in the country.

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Researchers developing coronavirus detection system to screen travelers

Posted by on March 16, 2020

Researchers at Missouri S&T are developing an airborne-biohazard system that could help screeners spot air travelers with lung diseases due to coronavirus and other viruses. Professors in electrical and computer engineering are using machine learning to build a robust system to alert authorities to airborne biohazards as travelers pass through TSA security checkpoints.

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UM System universities suspend in-person classes for spring semester

Posted by on March 14, 2020

All classes to be taught remotely while universities remain open University of Missouri System officials announced today that all four universities will conduct remote courses for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester, extending the recently announced suspension of in-person classes. Universities will remain open to ensure students who need access to dining and housing, library […]

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Researchers awarded $2.2 million grant to develop sensors for steelmaking

Posted by on March 13, 2020

Steelmaking involves the handling of corrosive metal and oxide fluids at extremely high temperatures – about 1,600 degrees Celsius, which is several hundred degrees hotter than fresh lava from Mount Kilauea in Hawaii. Measuring the temperature, chemistry and fluid flow of molten steel under these conditions in real time is important to enable rapid responses to the changes in the steel during its production, according to researchers. The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Missouri S&T part of a $2.2 million grant to develop new, more efficient ways to measure temperature, flow and chemistry during steelmaking to cut costs and improve worker safety.

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S&T to move coursework online, suspend travel, limit meetings and gatherings

Posted by on March 12, 2020

Update 3/14/20: All classes will be taught remotely for the remainder of the spring semester. The university will remain open to ensure students who need access to dining and housing, library resources or broadband are accommodated. All in-person courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology will move online effective Wednesday, March 18, due to concerns associated with […]

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Missouri S&T professor named AGC Outstanding Educator

Posted by on March 12, 2020

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) awarded its 2020 Outstanding Educator Award to Dr. Eric Showalter, a professor of civil engineering at Missouri S&T, at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas. Each year, AGC recognizes an educator who makes a significant mark in the field of construction education.

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