Author: Sarah Potter

Missouri S&T to celebrate expansion of fitness center

Posted by on April 16, 2019

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Missouri S&T will celebrate the completion of the $4 million expansion of the campus fitness center this month. Missouri S&T Student Council leaders and the athletics department will host a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Student Recreation Center of the Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue in Rolla. Students, faculty and staff who attend will get a first look at the renovated facility.

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Missouri S&T’s Mark Fitch to receive UM System president’s award for service

Posted by on April 9, 2019

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Missouri S&T’s Dr. Mark Fitch will receive a University of Missouri System President’s Award for University Citizenship – Service this week.

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Workshop to teach effective marketing using word of mouth and social media

Posted by on April 3, 2019

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Business owners and professionals can learn how to connect with customers at a marketing workshop held in recognition of National Small Business Week, May 5-11. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T is partnering with Phelps County Bank to host a workshop with marketing expert Melissa Forziat.

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International water resources expert to share leadership lessons for 2019 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Global water resources and wastewater industry expert Dr. Paul F. Boulos will share successful business leadership lessons during the 2019 Stueck Lecture at Missouri S&T later this month.

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Missouri S&T graduate and trustee establishes $1 million faculty endowment

Posted by on April 1, 2019

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Dr. Joan Woodard, a graduate and trustee of Missouri S&T and a retired senior executive with Sandia National Laboratories, has contributed $1 million to Missouri S&T’s Miner Alumni Association to establish an endowed professorship.

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Missouri S&T awarded $1.45 million grant for energy research

Posted by on April 1, 2019

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The power plant of the future could be smaller, highly efficient and even portable, and researchers at Missouri S&T could play a key role in making this transformation happen.

Missouri S&T recently received a $1.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop more efficient heat exchangers for energy production. Heat exchangers are devices used to transfer heat between two or more fluids and are commonly used in systems such as chemical plants, petroleum refineries, and refrigeration and air-conditioning systems.

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A conversation with international students

Posted by on March 26, 2019

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They leave their families and home countries and travel long hours to arrive in the small town of Rolla, Missouri, to attend Missouri S&T. Once here, international students face challenges unfamiliar to most native-born U.S. citizens: language barriers, housing, making new connections, and adjusting to different food, weather and customs.

But with support from their fellow international students, their new community and Missouri S&T, many of them overcome each of these challenges, build new networks of friends and succeed academically.

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Missouri S&T disc golf team places fourth in national championship

Posted by on March 13, 2019

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UPDATE: Over spring break, the Missouri S&T Miner Disc Golf Team placed fourth out of 36 teams at the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship in Georgia. Team member Mark Anderson finished No. 1 overall as the individual national champion.

PREVIOUS STORY: Members of Missouri S&T’s disc golf team are headed to Georgia over spring break to compete in the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship.

The Miner Disc Golf Club will take three teams and 12 players to the event in Appling, Georgia, March 27-30.

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Missouri S&T secures $2 million contract to develop engineering program in Kuwait

Posted by on March 12, 2019

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Missouri S&T faculty will help a university in Kuwait develop its own undergraduate engineering program through a nearly $2 million contract.

The Gulf University of Science and Technology (GUST), a private university near Kuwait City on the Persian Gulf, signed a $1.9 million, five-year agreement with Missouri S&T to establish new engineering programs and monitor the programs’ quality.

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Missouri S&T to host Transportation Infrastructure Conference

Posted by on March 11, 2019

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Learn about advances in transportation infrastructure at the seventh annual Transportation Infrastructure Conference, hosted by Missouri S&T and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) this April.

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