Author: Sarah Potter

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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Researchers study impact of contaminants in floodwaters

Posted by on November 14, 2019

Last spring’s historic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers may have distributed toxic contaminants along wide flood routes. Researchers know little about how these materials may affect public health and safety in rural and urban areas. But a group of geologists and geological engineers from Missouri University of Science and Technology is working to […]

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Missouri S&T to build laboratory for study of humanities and technology

Posted by on November 12, 2019

Missouri S&T is planning to build a state-of-the-art communication hub where students and faculty can work together to study how science, technology and the humanities shape — and are shaped by — society, culture, politics and the environment. The S&T Collaboratory is a project of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) and will […]

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Missouri S&T alumni John and Kristie Gibson champion Miner Athletics with gifts of $6.4 million since 2017

Posted by on November 12, 2019

Missouri S&T alumni John Gibson and Kristie (Capps) Gibson have transformed Miner Athletics over the past two years with a series of gifts and pledges totaling $6.4 million. The largest individual donors to the university in the past decade, they continue to champion S&T student-athletes in competition and in the classroom. Their recent pledges of […]

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In inaugural State of the University address, Chancellor Dehghani promotes S&T as “destination of choice”

Posted by on November 6, 2019

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mohammad Dehghani wants to make the university he leads a “destination of choice” for students, faculty and staff. And he wants the world to know about it. “I’ve served at some of the nation’s leading universities, and based on my experience, I can tell you that the quality of a Missouri S&T […]

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Plans underway to remove power plant chimneys

Posted by on November 4, 2019

More than five years after successfully decommissioning Missouri S&T’s World War II-era power plant, the university plans to remove the plant’s two chimneys due to safety concerns and maintenance costs. The university plans to remove the chimneys by the end of the 2019 calendar year. Since S&T installed a geothermal energy system in 2014, the […]

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Community invited to S&T chancellor’s inaugural State of the University address Nov. 6

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani will present his first State of the University address to the campus and local communities 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Leach Theatre of Missouri S&T’s Castleman Hall, located near the corner of 10th and Main streets in Rolla. The event is free and open to the public. During the […]

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Local business owners to share success stories at Women’s Entrepreneurship Day seminar

Posted by on October 30, 2019

Local women entrepreneurs will share their trials and successes with other business owners during a seminar on Nov. 19 to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. “We have an amazing group of area women business owners who will be sharing stories about their business journey,” says Karen Leatherman, business development specialist at Missouri S&T Small Business and […]

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Veterans, military spouses invited to Veterans in Business seminar during National Veterans Small Business Week

Posted by on October 23, 2019

Veterans, military spouses and others in business who want to learn more about starting or growing a business are invited to attend the Veterans in Business seminar offered by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Phelps County Bank.   The Veterans in Business seminar will […]

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EPA chief reappoints S&T environmental engineering professor to Science Advisory Board

Posted by on October 22, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the 11 members of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) and invited Missouri S&T professor Dr. Joel Burken to serve another three-year term. “I am grateful to be able to serve the EPA for several more years,” says Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering […]

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