Month: April 2021

Missouri S&T earns second place finish in Solar Decathlon with accessible housing design for disabled veterans

Posted by on April 30, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Solar House Design Team recently earned a second-place finish in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. The virtual competition was held in mid-April.

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By the book: Missouri S&T senior shares guidance for new college students

Posted by on April 28, 2021

As she prepares to graduate from Missouri S&T this May, Ashley-Ann Davis has some important advice for next fall’s college freshmen. “Figure out what’s important to you, and once you figure that out, prioritize it,” says Davis, of Jefferson City, Missouri. “Once you prioritize what matters, you can focus more easily.” But setting priorities doesn’t […]

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S&T’s Steel Bridge team wins regional event, will compete at nationals

Posted by on April 28, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Steel Bridge Design Team recently won first place at a regional American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Mid-Continent Student Conference and will now put their bridge engineering and construction skills to the test at the national level.

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Missouri S&T theater honor society to present new play

Posted by on April 27, 2021

A play commissioned by Missouri S&T’s theater honor society and co-sponsored by Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary committee will make its debut this May.

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Putting electric vehicle charging stations on the map

Posted by on April 26, 2021

Electric vehicles (EVs) are a small but growing segment of the automobile market as consumers look for alternatives to fossil fuel use. But how can you charge an EV overnight if you don’t have a garage where you can plug it in? Researchers at Missouri S&T used machine learning to help Kansas City planners prepare to expand the availability of EV charging stations in neighborhoods where many apartment dwellers lack places to charge their cars.

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Poets and writers invited to participate in S&T contest

Posted by on April 26, 2021

Missouri S&T, in partnership with Arts Rolla, is accepting entries now through Sept. 1, 2021, for its 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest, which will culminate with the winning entries being included in the university’s time capsule this fall.

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S&T to host talks on workplace bullying, leading during a crisis

Posted by on April 26, 2021

Missouri S&T’s global learning department will host two virtual talks this spring with the topics covering how to identify workplace bullying and lessons learned from leading during a pandemic.

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Missouri S&T hosts symposium on future of nuclear power

Posted by on April 23, 2021

As the United States moves toward greater use of renewable energy, nuclear industry experts will discuss the role of nuclear power in America’s future during a virtual symposium hosted by Missouri S&T. The symposium will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, April 30.

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University of Missouri Curators recognize Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary

Posted by on April 22, 2021

The University of Missouri Board of Curators recognized Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary with a resolution at the Board’s April meeting today (Thursday, April 22). The board honored Missouri S&T for the university’s longevity and success as one of the first technological learning institutions west of the Mississippi River.

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Gary Havener makes $6 million dual-purpose contribution to Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Missouri S&T alumnus Gary Havener recently committed $6 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s new Arrival District and to establish the Gary W. Havener Endowed Chair in Mathematics and Statistics.

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