Month: January 2024

Missouri S&T consortium wins grant to modernize state’s defense manufacturing

Posted by on January 31, 2024

Using technology to strengthen the global competitiveness of Missouri manufacturers while supporting the defense industry is one of the primary goals of a three-year project recently awarded $5 million by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation. The grant establishes the Missouri Defense Manufacturing Consortium, a partnership of colleges and universities, companies, and manufacturing organizations led by Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T theater students to present ‘Matt & Ben’

Posted by on January 30, 2024

Tickets are on sale now for the Missouri University of Science and Technology student production of “Matt & Ben.” Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10 in the Black Box Theatre in Castleman Hall.

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Could blue-green algae lead to humans’ sustained presence on the moon?

Posted by on January 29, 2024

Will blue-green algae growing on a window screen that cycles water eventually play a major role in humans having a sustained presence on the moon?  

A group of student researchers from Missouri S&T thinks so, and their Lunar Biotech team’s project was recognized for having one of the top innovations at the Lunar Life Odyssey 2 challenge.

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‘The Elephant in the Room’ comes to Leach Theatre Feb. 10

Posted by on January 26, 2024

The Campus Performing Arts Series at Missouri S&T is kicking off the spring semester with “The Elephant in the Room,” Priyanka Shetty’s one-woman show about her experience as an immigrant.

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S&T unveils active learning classroom

Posted by on January 25, 2024

Thanks to faculty know-how supported by S&T benefactors, students are learning the basics of project management in an environment that eschews a traditional classroom aesthetic for a space that inspires collaboration. Designed in accordance with the principles of active learning, the Fritzmeyer Family Active Learning Classroom, located in Room 104 of the Engineering Management Building, opened at the beginning of the fall 2023 semester.

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Remembering Dr. Barbara Hale

Posted by on January 24, 2024

Dr. Barbara Hale, professor emerita of physics, died Jan. 17, 2024, after a long illness. A memorial service will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 29, at the Hasselmann Alumni House, located at 1100 N. Pine St. in Rolla.  

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Fighting fire dispatcher burnout

Posted by on January 24, 2024

Emergency response dispatchers are the first people who receive calls about active fires. These workers need to quickly make decisions, send responses and coordinate logistics. But the job doesn’t end there for wildfires, because there may be a need for air tankers and helicopters, and then the dispatchers will need to relay ground information, such as wind direction, to the firefighters on the scene.

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Missouri S&T awarded NIST grant for engineering standards and safety certificate program

Posted by on January 22, 2024

Missouri S&T will soon offer a graduate certificate program in standards and safety in electrical and computer engineering — likely the only program of its kind in the United States. 

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Missouri S&T to follow remote operations today

Posted by on January 22, 2024

Missouri S&T will shift to remote operations today (Monday, Jan. 22), due to inclement weather. Classes will be held remotely. Instructors should provide any necessary resources, such as Zoom links or online learning materials. Scheduled in-person events that do not transition to virtual events will be postponed. Please contact the event organizer for details. Essential […]

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Drexel University engineering dean to participate in S&T’s Chancellor’s Speaker Series

Posted by on January 16, 2024

Missouri S&T will welcome Dr. Sharon L. Walker, dean of Drexel University’s College of Engineering, to campus Wednesday, Jan. 31, as part of the Chancellor’s Speaker Series.

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