Author: Sarah Potter

Fall enrollment at Missouri S&T more than 7,600, applications up for 2021

Posted by on September 25, 2020

The fall 2020 enrollment at Missouri S&T, officially recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, is 7,645. This is a 5.6% decrease over last year’s fall enrollment of 8,096. However, applications for the 2021 school year are up more than 21.4% over this time last year, which could indicate an increase in enrollment […]

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Missouri S&T wins grant for high-resolution 4-D X-ray CT scanner

Posted by on September 23, 2020

By this time next year, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology who study the properties of various types of materials will have a highly sophisticated scanning tool available to help them, thanks to a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation. The $918,397 NSF grant will help fund the purchase […]

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Missouri S&T earns high rankings for return on investment

Posted by on September 11, 2020

Missouri S&T recently earned top rankings from two organizations that focus on students’ return on their investment in a college education. Financial planning website Smart Asset ranked Missouri S&T No. 1 for best value in the state of Missouri, beating out Washington University at No. 2 and Saint Louis University at No. 3. Smart Asset […]

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Vendor for University of Missouri campuses reports data breach

Posted by on September 4, 2020

In late July, a third-party vendor that provides cloud data services, Blackbaud, notified the four University of Missouri campuses, including Missouri S&T, that the company experienced a data security incident in May 2020. This incident affected a significant number of other higher education institutions, nonprofit organizations and foundations, and included unauthorized access to personal data stored […]

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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on September 3, 2020

Missouri University of Science and Technology will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 9. The test will include a text message to students and employees that reads, “This is a test of the Missouri S&T emergency mass notification system. This is only a test.” The test will also […]

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Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on August 27, 2020

As classes begin this week, Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty this school year with expertise ranging from big data in precision medicine to 19th-century French literature. Julia Alexander,assistant teaching professor in teacher education and certification, worked in elementary and middle school education for 11 years. She holds a master’s degree in education with an emphasis […]

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Missouri S&T starts school year with most diverse class, blended instruction

Posted by on August 25, 2020

With a record number of underrepresented minorities and Hispanic students, Missouri S&T started classes Monday (Aug. 24) for the 2020-21 school with a blend of online, in-person and hybrid classes to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the Rolla area. A record 11.6 percent of Missouri S&T students enrolled in the fall […]

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Missouri S&T student diagnosed with COVID-19

Posted by on August 21, 2020

A Missouri S&T student has tested positive for COVID-19. The student is in isolation and recovering at his off-campus fraternity residence. Missouri S&T student health staff are working with public health officials to identify others who have been in contact with the student recently and have initially quarantined nine other fraternity members as a safety […]

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Women in Business Group to host lifelong learning seminar

Posted by on August 19, 2020

September is National Workforce Development month, and the Women in Business Group is supporting this initiative by hosting a “Never Stop Learning” seminar. The virtual seminar will be held noon-1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 22. The seminar is free, but registration is required. Visit missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/22242 to register. “Lifelong learning and skill development are essential parts of […]

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Missouri S&T athletics conference to postpone most of fall intercollegiate season

Posted by on July 27, 2020

Missouri S&T’s athletics conference, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), announced today (Monday, July 27) that it will postpone the majority of the fall intercollegiate season until the second semester as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The decision, voted on by the conference’s Council of Presidents, was made based on guidance from the athletics […]

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