Month: December 2020

2020 in the news: unprecedented in many ways

Posted by on December 22, 2020

It’s become a cliche to refer to all things 2020 as “unprecedented.” But for Missouri S&T, that phrase holds true this year — and not just because of the pandemic. Several firsts — including a milestone anniversary, groundbreaking gifts, a Miner in the NFL and of course our response to COVID-19 — top our list […]

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New Missouri S&T scholarship available to Kansas students

Posted by on December 21, 2020

Kansas high school seniors or college transfer students interested in pursuing a college degree at an out-of-state university now have a new scholarship available to them through Missouri University of Science and Technology. The Missouri S&T Kansas Connection Award will cover 100% of the difference between in state and out-of-state tuition exclusively for Kansas students […]

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Missouri S&T global engineering student featured in national language learning campaign

Posted by on December 17, 2020

Jessi Schoolcraft, a junior at Missouri University of Science and Technology from Willard, Missouri, is the subject of an interview about the benefits of combining an engineering education with foreign language skills and cross-cultural experiences on the national “Lead with Languages” campaign website.

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak during commencement

Posted by on December 16, 2020

Three graduating students at Missouri University of Science and Technology were chosen as December 2020 commencement speakers at Missouri S&T. Because COVID-19 policy prohibits in-person events with more than 10 participants, a virtual commencement ceremony will be streamed on the university’s Facebook page. The virtual ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. CST Saturday, Dec. 19, […]

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Missouri S&T student tutors help the community from home

Posted by on December 16, 2020

Missouri S&T’s new student tutoring program began this fall and, despite the pandemic, connected Missouri S&T students earning their teaching certifications with elementary and high school students in the local community.

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S&T student wins $100,000 scholarship on Dude Perfect YouTube channel

Posted by on December 15, 2020

Thomas “Trey” Breshears III, a sophomore in electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, recently won a $100,000 scholarship while appearing on the YouTube channel “Dude Perfect.”

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New faculty in computer science

Posted by on December 15, 2020

With expertise ranging from computational geometry to cyber-physical systems, four new faculty members recently joined computer science. A fifth new faculty member is expected to join us early in 2021. Avah Banerjee Avah Banerjee, assistant professor, studies combinatorics and graphs, computational geometry, online algorithms, and quantum computation. Banerjee earned Ph.D. and master’s degree in computer […]

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Student organizations provide plenty of opportunities to compete

Posted by on December 15, 2020

Computer science offers several highly active and enthusiastic student organizations, all housed under a local chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). We have outlined a few of ACM’s on-campus and international competitions to show some of the ways students can show off their skills.

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New Kummer Vanguard Scholarships designed to draw more STEM students to S&T

Posted by on December 14, 2020

High school seniors interested in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) programs next fall now have a new scholarship program to support their efforts. The new Kummer Vanguard Scholars program at Missouri University of Science and Technology provides annual scholarships between $1,000 and $3,000 for four years to qualified and deserving students. […]

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Need a career boost? S&T’s medallion and certificate programs can help

Posted by on December 14, 2020

Perhaps you have an eye on a job promotion, but you need updated credentials. Or maybe you’re looking for a new position because of economic changes brought by the pandemic. Whether you have less than five years on the job or more than 20, S&T’s medallion and certificate courses in computer science can help professionals advance their careers.

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