Month: October 2021

Meet some of Missouri S&T’s 460 Kummer Vanguard Scholars

Posted by on October 31, 2021

This fall, nearly 460 of the first-year students to enroll at Missouri University of Science and Technology are recipients of the inaugural Kummer Vanguard Scholarships, and halfway through the first semester of the program and their first year of college, the students are gaining valuable insights.  The program is one of several initiatives supported through […]

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S&T students to write and perform plays in 24 hours

Posted by on October 29, 2021

Six new 10-minute plays will be written and performed in 24 hours by Missouri S&T students and invited guest artists at Leach Theatre’s fifth Overnight Theatre Festival.

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Winners announced in S&T’s 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest

Posted by on October 28, 2021

Ten winners have been announced in Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest. Missouri S&T partnered with Arts Rolla, Southwinds, the Missouri S&T Writing Center and the Center for Arts and Innovation to host the competition for original written works.

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Dr. Frank Liou named to the College of Fellows of SME

Posted by on October 27, 2021

Dr. Frank Liou, the Michael and Joyce Bytnar Professor and director of manufacturing engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named to the College of Fellows of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and will be honored at the 2021 SME Fall Gala on Nov. 10.  The SME fellows honor was established in 1986 to recognize outstanding contributions to the social, technological and educational aspects of the manufacturing profession. Only those with 20 or more years of dedicated service can receive this honor.

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Harry S. Truman’s grandson to perform ‘Give ‘em Hell, Harry!’ at Leach Theatre

Posted by on October 26, 2021

The nationally touring production of Samuel Gallu’s ‘Give ‘em Hell, Harry!’ will be performed for one night only at Missouri S&T this November. The production, part of the Missouri S&T 2021-2022 Campus Performing Arts Series, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall, located on the Missouri S&T campus […]

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Founders Week: Celebrating Missouri S&T’s first 150 years, embarking on its next

Posted by on October 25, 2021

Next week, the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the day Gustavus Duncan took a seat in the first class offered at what is today Missouri University of Science and Technology draws to a close. As the schedule makes clear, there’s something for everyone, including a food drive, organized games, virtual trivia, a free throwback movie night, a scavenger hunt, a celebration of poetry and flash fiction, the closing of a time capsule, a football game, and the induction of the 2021 class of Alumni of Influence honorees.

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23 S&T faculty members receive tenure, promotions

Posted by on October 21, 2021

Twenty-three faculty members at Missouri University of Science and Technology received promotions and/or tenure effective Sept. 1.   Those faculty members are:

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Miners en familia

Posted by on October 19, 2021

Javier Valentín-Sívico, a native of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Missouri S&T in 1997 and is now working toward a Ph.D. in engineering management. His daughter, Lizbeth Valentín-Rodríguez, was born in San Germán, Puerto Rico, and is now a junior in business and management systems. Both plan to graduate […]

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American Society of Civil Engineers 2022 president to speak at S&T

Posted by on October 18, 2021

Dr. Dennis D. Truax, the 2022 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), will present a talk titled “Engineering Our Future” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, on the Missouri S&T campus. He will discuss how ASCE envisions building a better infrastructure system using new methods and advanced materials to support a sustainable, inclusive and equitable society.

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World-renowned bio-artist to present at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 15, 2021

Dr. Eduardo Kac, artist and professor of art and technology studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will present a lecture at Missouri S&T this October on his work in contemporary art and poetry.

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