Fifteen Missouri University of Science and Technology teams, comprised of 57 students, recently competed in a cybersecurity case study competition for the chance to earn a $1,000 prize and a mentoring session with executives from AT&T Inc., the event’s sponsor.
A researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology wants to scrap the traditional electronic and paper survey approach to gathering marketing and information systems data in favor of scanning your brainwaves. Dr. Keng Siau, professor and chair of the business and information technology department, is looking at using an electroencephalogram (EEG) headset to pick your brain.
An EEG tracks and records brain wave patterns. Small metal discs with thin wires (electrodes) are placed on the scalp, and then send signals to a computer to record the results. [Read more…]
Five years into volunteering for the Rolla Rural Fire District (RRFD), Missouri S&T student Chris Franklin thought of one more way he could give back to the department.
Franklin enrolled in Sarah Stanley’s marketing for nonprofits four-week summer course. The majority of class time was to be spent developing marketing materials for local nonprofit Phelps County Animal Welfare League (PCAWL). But Franklin wanted to promote his fire department, which was, and still is, in need of volunteers.
“The department has a really big recruitment and retention problem,” Franklin says. [Read more…]
More women are studying at Missouri S&T than ever before, but the percentage of women enrolled remains at around 23 percent as total enrollment continues to grow. That low percentage may lead some women to question whether S&T is the right choice for them.
If you’re one of those women who are wondering, Elizabeth Mulina has some advice for you. [Read more…]
Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2014-15. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center.
The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations. [Read more…]
Lindsey Carlson of Republic, Missouri, a sophomore in information science and technology (IST) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been awarded the Investment Realty Scholarship. [Read more…]
As part of its Innovation Grant program, Missouri University of Science and Technology has funded two projects to better understand mental illness and early detection of neurological disorders.
The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business at Missouri University of Science and Technology is hosting an open house for prospective students and their families.
A new chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society for business students, has been established at Missouri University of Science and Technology. This spring, 12 students were inducted into the inaugural class. [Read more…]
Two new best-in-class or signature areas at Missouri University of Science and Technology were announced Tuesday (May 6) by Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader. [Read more…]