Author: Andrew Careaga

Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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Chancellor Dehghani hosts virtual town hall for upcoming spring semester

Posted by on January 8, 2021

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani will host a virtual town hall Thursday, Jan. 14, to discuss planning and preparations for the spring 2021 academic semester. The town hall will be held 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, on Zoom. To access the meeting, log on at umsystem.zoom.us/j/99987504788. The chancellor will be joined by a panel of […]

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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 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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20 significant research stories of 2020

Posted by on December 9, 2020

There’s a lot about 2020 that many of us would rather forget. Despite the challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, Missouri S&T researchers advanced the frontiers of technical, scientific and scholarly discovery in many ways in 2020. Here are 20 examples. Combating COVID-19 The global pandemic led researchers everywhere to seek ways to detect the […]

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S&T planning to resume on-campus classes after Thanksgiving break

Posted by on November 15, 2020

Update: On Monday, Nov. 16, Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani issued a clarification to this release about students’ return to classes after Thanksgiving break. Read more here. Missouri S&T plans to resume on-campus classes following Thanksgiving break, Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani announced tonight (Sunday, Nov. 15). In an email to campus, Dehghani cited the […]

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Missouri S&T waives application fee for fall 2021 freshmen, transfers

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Incoming first-year students and transfer students who apply for admission to Missouri University of Science and Technology for the fall 2021 semester may now do so without paying an application fee if they apply by Dec. 1. Missouri S&T’s fee waiver applies to first-time undergraduate applicants and transfer students applying for admission to the 2021–22 […]

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Innovation, the Rolla way

Posted by on November 3, 2020

From our founding, S&T and innovation have been tightly linked Note: Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, is Founders Day at Missouri S&T. It marks the 149th anniversary of the first day of classes at our university, then known as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. For more about our history and our 150th anniversary celebration, […]

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Missouri S&T receives $300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer

Posted by on October 12, 2020

“Transformative” donation is the largest ever in higher education in Missouri; boost also foreseen for local and state economies In the largest single gift in the history of Missouri higher education, St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife June have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri S&T, the university announced […]

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Vaccine to prevent tuberculosis may help limit spread of COVID-19, Missouri S&T researchers say

Posted by on August 10, 2020

A vaccine developed about a century ago to prevent tuberculosis may also help prevent the transmission of COVID-19, according to two Missouri S&T researchers who examined the spread of COVID-19 among countries that require the vaccine and those that do not. The Missouri S&T researchers analyzed COVID-19-related death and incidence rates among nations that require […]

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