Author: Patrick Collins

S&T opens registration for summer day camps focused on invention, subsurface engineering

Posted by on May 17, 2022

Registration is open for two additional summer day camps at S&T. Camp Invention is for students entering grades 2-6; Subsurface Engineering Day Camp is for those entering grades 8-12.

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Michael Carlson embarks on a great journey

Posted by on May 11, 2022

“Getting more involved in satellites will take computer science into a whole new spectrum,” says Michael Carlson. He graduates Saturday with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and will also be commissioned as a lieutenant in the U.S. Space Force, where he plans to specialize in cybersecurity.

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Melody Lo named Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at S&T

Posted by on April 18, 2022

Dr. Melody Lo, a professor of economics at Arkansas State University, has been named the inaugural John and Ruth Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She will assume the role of chair in the fall 2022 semester. Lo succeeds Dr. Michael Davis, who has […]

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Missouri S&T to break ground on Innovation Lab

Posted by on April 11, 2022

The campus community and the public are invited to a groundbreaking ceremony for the 50,000-square-foot Innovation Lab at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The ceremony will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 21, directly south of the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus in Rolla.

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Space pioneer Sandra Magnus goes off script with S&T scholars

Posted by on March 22, 2022

When Heath St. Denis applied for a Chancellor’s Scholarship at Missouri S&T, his essay was about former NASA astronaut and S&T alumna Dr. Sandra Magnus, a two-time S&T graduate who served aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and flew on the final space shuttle mission. Astronauts are the finest scientists out there, according to St. […]

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Missouri S&T’s 2022 Mars Rover to debut March 12

Posted by on March 9, 2022

The Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team will reveal this year’s student-built rover at a ceremony scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Student Design and Experiential Learning Center (SDELC), housed in the Kummer Student Design Center at 1051 N. Bishop in Rolla. After the unveiling, the Missouri S&T team will host a meet-and-greet with team members and showcase various parts and aspects of the rover. The event is free and open to the public.

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Missouri S&T returns to in-person summer camps for students in grades 2-12

Posted by on March 1, 2022

After two years of virtual and hybrid youth camps, Missouri S&T’s in-person summer camps are back. From June 5-July 28, students in grades 2-12 will be able to immerse themselves in STEM-related subjects ranging from physics, computing and robotics to aerospace and explosives.

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Missouri S&T launches free Leadership Express courses addressing topics critical to career advancement

Posted by on February 11, 2022

Registration is now open for Leadership Express, a portfolio of free, self-paced online courses taught by experienced Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty. The courses can be taken individually or applied to a credential. Leadership Express is funded by the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEERF), which consists of $3 billion set aside by Congress to be awarded to governor’s offices throughout the country.

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Modern mining: How an ancient profession is playing a critical role in contemporary life, on earth and beyond

Posted by on January 31, 2022

If you think of mining as an antiquated, old-tech industry, Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei suggests you consider your smartphone. “There are 46 elements in your iPhone, and every one of them comes from the earth,” says Awuah-Offei, Union Pacific/Rocky Mountain Energy Professor in mining engineering and interim director of mining and explosives engineering at Missouri S&T.

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More than 280 employers expected at Missouri S&T’s spring career fair

Posted by on January 26, 2022

Incorporating feedback from the past several semesters, Missouri S&T’s career opportunities and employer relations (COER) team will host the university’s spring 2022 career hybrid fair virtually 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, and in-person 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue in Rolla.

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