Month: September 2021

S&T researchers use historical sea-level rise to estimate effects of ice-dam collapse

Posted by on September 30, 2021

How widespread will the effects be as polar ice caps melt in a warming climate and release fresh water into our oceans? An international research group led by Missouri S&T researchers may have found some answers after investigating a lake on the Caribbean coast of Guatemala.

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$423 million in gifts and record fundraising year conclude S&T’s Rolla Rising campaign

Posted by on September 30, 2021

A multiyear fundraising initiative, Rolla Rising: The Campaign for Missouri University of Science and Technology, began in 2016 with a $150 million funding goal and ended June 30, 2021, with a record-breaking $423.4 million in gifts, Joan Nesbitt, vice chancellor of University Advancement at Missouri S&T, announced today (Thursday, Sept. 30).

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Missouri S&T receives $2.5 million gift from Nucor Corp.

Posted by on September 29, 2021

Missouri S&T has received a $2.5 million gift from Nucor Corp., the largest steel producer in the United States and North America’s largest recycler.

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Missouri S&T to host STEMFest Oct. 2

Posted by on September 28, 2021

Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary celebration will continue with a celebration of all things science, technology, engineering and mathematics at STEMFest this October.

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Missouri S&T chemist to present sixth Stoffer Lecture

Posted by on September 27, 2021

Dr. Jay Switzer, Chancellor’s Professor and Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry at Missouri S&T, will deliver the sixth annual Stoffer Lecture at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, in the Monsanto Lecture Hall, Room G3 in Schrenk Hall on the S&T campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Missouri S&T launches multicity road show with session in Springfield

Posted by on September 24, 2021

To reach prospective students who may not be ready to visit campus, Missouri University of Science and Technology is bringing elements of the campus experience to them at cities throughout the nation, starting in Springfield, Missouri. The Missouri S&T Roadshow offers prospective undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn about S&T’s degree programs, student life, outstanding […]

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Nobel scholar to share climate change solutions in 2021 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 24, 2021

Dr. Don Wuebbles, professor emeritus of atmospheric science at the University of Illinois, calls climate change “the biggest challenge of our time.” Wuebbles, who shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), will discuss extreme weather events related to climate change and possible ways to slow and mitigate the challenge during the 2021 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T.

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Leach Theatre announces 2021-22 season

Posted by on September 23, 2021

Leach Theatre’s 30th season will open with a one-man show about former president Harry S. Truman’s life and presidency. The 2021-22 Campus Performing Arts Series (CPAS) will feature a mix of music, theater, dance and more on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Missouri S&T attains record enrollment for underrepresented minorities

Posted by on September 22, 2021

The official fall 2021 enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, includes a record percentage of underrepresented minorities. Underrepresented minority students make up 12.3% of the first-year-student enrollment, which is an all-time high. 

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Festive events planned for Missouri S&T Homecoming in October

Posted by on September 21, 2021

Tour campus departments during open houses and cheer the Miner football team to victory as part of Missouri S&T’s 2021 “MinerFest” Homecoming celebration, held Oct. 8-9.

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