Author: Sarah Potter

Missouri S&T postpones spring commencement

Posted by on April 2, 2020

Missouri S&T will postpone its spring commencement ceremonies to a date to be determined, Chancellor Mo Dehghani announced today (Thursday, April 2). “The growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 are simply too great to ignore, and we all must protect the most vulnerable members of our Missouri S&T community,” Dehghani said in an email […]

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More broadband research needed for Missouri’s rural areas, says Missouri S&T expert

Posted by on March 9, 2020

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will invest $176 million over 10 years to connect Missourians in rural areas to high-speed internet. But with more than 1 million residents who need access, systems expert Dr. Casey Canfield says bridging the digital divide will also take an investment in broadband research. “Analytical research can help decision-makers make […]

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Missouri S&T announces new director of athletics

Posted by on March 5, 2020

Missouri S&T has chosen a new director of athletics and recreation to lead the Miner Athletics program. Melissa Ringhausen, associate director of athletics at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, will head the program starting this summer. She will succeed Mark Mullin, S&T’s director of athletics since 1992, who will retire in September. Missouri S&T conducted […]

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CANCELED: Fourth annual Women in Business Seminar to focus on business storytelling

Posted by on February 27, 2020

The month of March marks the celebration of Women’s History Month. In honor of the contributions that women have made to the nation, women in business, women business owners and women entrepreneurs are invited to attend the fourth annual Women in Business seminar. The seminar will be held noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Columbia […]

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Seminar to teach Google Analytics to business owners

Posted by on February 17, 2020

Business owners and professionals can learn more about using Google Analytics to gain insights about how consumers engage with businesses online. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T is partnering with Grow with Google and Columbia College to host this livestream event. “Despite the benefits, 80% of small business in the US are […]

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Women in business invited to Business SuperPOWer connection event

Posted by on January 21, 2020

Women in business are invited to attend a Business SuperPOWer connection event organized by the Women in Business Group. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Columbia College and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host the seminar. “This seminar is all about learning from and connecting […]

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Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

Posted by on January 21, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $1 million to a research team led by Missouri University of Science and Technology to study ways to better harness the power of water as an energy source. About 10% of electricity in the U.S. is created by moving water, or hydropower, according to the DOE’s […]

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Missouri S&T and Missouri State cooperative engineering program receives $20,000 from Associated Electric Cooperative for new program in mechanical engineering

Posted by on January 15, 2020

A $20,000 gift from Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. (AECI), with continued gifts for three years, will support a new cooperative engineering program in mechanical engineering established in 2019 by Missouri S&T and Missouri State University. “We are deeply grateful to Associated Electric Cooperative for investing in the partnership between Missouri S&T and Missouri State,” says […]

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker shares life lessons with graduates

Posted by on December 15, 2019

At two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14, R. Tim Bradley, retired president of Kinder Morgan CO2 Co., from Austin, Texas, spoke to graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology about what he learned during his successful career in the oil and gas industry. Bradley earned a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering […]

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Learning by leading

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Missouri S&T students leave the university with more than a degree. They gain invaluable experience in leadership by bringing people together to solve issues on campus. Here’s a look at what some organization presidents tell us they learned about leadership at S&T. Q: What does it mean to be an effective leader? Alyssa Goldkamp: To […]

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