Author: Andrew Careaga

Environmental engineers study fabrics, materials for face covers

Posted by on April 5, 2020

ROLLA, Mo. – The day before the federal government issued new recommendations that Americans wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, a researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology decided to test a few common household materials – pillowcases, scarves, furnace filters – “out of curiosity.” His early results, […]

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Campus rallies to 3-D print protective medical gear

Posted by on March 23, 2020

NOTE: Due to the overwhelming number of requests for assistance — and requests for help — we ask anyone interested in further information about this project to complete this form. When representatives from Phelps Health, anticipating a shortage of protective masks due to the coronavirus outbreak, needed help, students, faculty and staff at Missouri S&T […]

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S&T to move coursework online, suspend travel, limit meetings and gatherings

Posted by on March 12, 2020

Update 3/14/20: All classes will be taught remotely for the remainder of the spring semester. The university will remain open to ensure students who need access to dining and housing, library resources or broadband are accommodated. All in-person courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology will move online effective Wednesday, March 18, due to concerns associated with […]

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St. Pat’s, Teaching and Learning Technology events canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Posted by on March 11, 2020

Due to concerns related to the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Missouri University of Science and Technology has canceled all university-sponsored events associated with the annual St. Pat’s Celebration and the university’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference.

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Video: coronavirus health and safety tips

Posted by on March 8, 2020

In this video, Dr. David Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences at Missouri S&T, discusses tips on protecting yourself from coronavirus (COVID-19). More information about the virus and Missouri S&T’s response and planning is available on this website.

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Op-ed: For 150 years, innovation has run through Rolla

Posted by on February 16, 2020

The following opinion piece by Missouri S&T Chancellor Mohammad Dehghani has appeared in several media outlets in Missouri, including The Missouri Times, Springfield News-Leader, The Rolla Daily News and Phelps County Focus. Doppler radar. Mobile payment systems. A GPS in the palm of your hand. We take these types of everyday technologies for granted. But […]

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19 important research stories of 2019

Posted by on December 17, 2019

From out-of-this-world discoveries to fresh insights into the origins of life, designing nanoscale holograms, new treatments for brain injury and a “boldly revisionist” look at World War II, Missouri S&T researchers made significant contributions to our understanding of the world around us in 2019. Here’s a look back at 19 of the most significant research […]

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‘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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