Author: Andrew Careaga

‘Forged in Gold,’ commemorative history of Missouri S&T, available for pre-order

Posted by on November 27, 2019

As Missouri S&T prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2020, a commemorative, coffee table-style history book about the university is now available for pre-order. Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years was written by Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T. The book is […]

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The million-dollar degree: Missouri S&T tops in state, says Georgetown ROI study

Posted by on November 14, 2019

Is college worth it? That’s a question on the minds of many Americans today. A new study from Georgetown University identifies which universities in the U.S. provide the greatest long-term financial gain for their graduates, and shows that a degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of the most valuable in the […]

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S&T expands Project Lead The Way to rural south-central Missouri school districts

Posted by on October 4, 2019

Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national nonprofit organization that aims to generate interest in science and engineering among pre-college students, is expanding into new school districts in 10 south-central Missouri counties. The state’s PLTW effort is coordinated through Missouri S&T, which is providing state-funded grants to the districts. David Hosick, senior program director of […]

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College Factual rates S&T high for engineering, adult learners, veterans

Posted by on September 17, 2019

For traditional students, non-traditional adult learners and military veterans, Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s best universities, according to the latest rankings by the college ratings site College Factual. The ratings site put Missouri S&T among the top 1 percent of all U.S. colleges and universities in three categories: Best engineering program. For the […]

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Researchers realize world’s thinnest optical hologram with 2-D material monolayer

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Missouri S&T researchers are demonstrating a new concept to reconstruct holographic images by using a single two-dimensional material monolayer with the thickness of less than one nanometer. Their work could lead to the creation of smart watches with holographic displays, printed security cryptograms on bank notes and credit cards, and new possibilities for data storage. […]

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A GEM of a scholar

Posted by on August 12, 2019

It seems appropriate that a GEM University Fellow would choose to study mining engineering. After all, gems must be mined. Jose L. Corchado-Albelo joins Missouri S&T this fall as the first GEM University Fellow in over a decade. As a member of the National GEM Consortium, Missouri S&T is working to encourage students like Corchado-Albelo […]

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Missouri S&T wins funding for four new research programs

Posted by on August 8, 2019

As part of a multi-campus research initiative of the University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T will establish four new research centers and laboratories that build on the university’s strengths in materials science and engineering, civil infrastructure, and electrical power systems. The Missouri S&T projects are among 19 from the UM System’s four universities selected to […]

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Dr. Mohammad Dehghani joins Missouri S&T as chancellor

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Today (Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019) is the first day on the job for Dr. Mohammad (Mo) Dehghani, the new chancellor of Missouri S&T and the 22nd leader in the institution’s 149-year history. “I am excited, honored and humbled to lead this great university,” Dehghani says, “and I’m ready and eager to be a member of […]

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New program offers summer research for students from historically black universities

Posted by on July 29, 2019

Six undergraduate students from Tennessee State University in Nashville and Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, spent two months this summer conducting engineering research at Missouri University of Science and Technology as part of a new program designed to encourage underrepresented engineering students to consider pursuing graduate studies. The six students took part in Missouri S&T’s […]

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In new book, military historian takes ‘boldly revisionist’ look at World War II in the Pacific

Posted by on July 10, 2019

Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian whose most recent books have dealt with the U.S. Army’s experience during World War II in Europe, now sets his sights on the Army’s role in the Pacific theater of World War II in a new book, the first of a two-volume history of the struggle. Fire and […]

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