Author: Sarah Potter

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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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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