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Missouri S&T names Danny Tang new CIO

Posted by on April 6, 2021

Danny Tang, senior director of research services at the University of Iowa, has been named chief information officer (CIO) at Missouri S&T. He will join Missouri S&T on July 1. “Danny brings extensive experience in leading IT transformations at two prominent research universities and is an innovative thinker who will contribute greatly to our vision […]

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Missouri S&T MBA program among nation’s best, U.S. News & World Report says

Posted by on March 30, 2021

Missouri S&T has long been known for the quality of its engineering and science programs. Now, it is making a name for itself in business education. For the first time since the university began offering business degrees 20 years ago, Missouri S&T has made U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best Business Schools” […]

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Newly named ant species has a Missouri S&T connection

Posted by on March 12, 2021

Until recently, Syscia sumnichti was just one of 10,000 to 30,000 nameless species of ants. Today, this inconspicuous little ant, native to Central America, has not only a name, but also a connection to Missouri S&T. Syscia sumnichti made its debut in a research paper published this month by Dr. John Longino, a professor of […]

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Newly discovered material may ease wear and tear on extraterrestrial vehicles

Posted by on March 11, 2021

As NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover continues to explore the surface of Mars, scientists on Earth have developed a new nanoscale metal carbide that could act as a “superlubricant” to reduce wear and tear on future rovers. Researchers in Missouri S&T’s chemistry department and Argonne National Laboratory’s Center for Nanoscale Materials, working with a class of […]

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Missouri S&T reports no active COVID-19 cases

Posted by on February 13, 2021

For the first time since the start of the fall 2020 semester last August, Missouri S&T has no reported active cases of COVID-19 among its student and employee population. But university administrators and medical experts say it’s still too soon to relax precautions against the virus. “This is great news, but we cannot let down […]

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Missouri S&T among winners in NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge

Posted by on February 1, 2021

The success of NASA’s future plans to explore and inhabit the moon may depend in part on research by university students, including a team of seven from Missouri University of Science and Technology who have won a grant from the space agency to develop a way to remove lunar dust from power-producing solar cells. The […]

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Georgia Tech leader Dr. Colin Potts named Missouri S&T’s new provost

Posted by on January 27, 2021

Dr. Colin Potts, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of interactive computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will become provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at Missouri S&T effective June 1.  “Dr. Potts is a dynamic and effective leader who brings an exceptional record of academic and administrative experience to S&T,” says […]

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Campus maintenance and repair projects supported through federal funds

Posted by on January 19, 2021

Missouri S&T recently received over $4.68 million in federal funds to support two maintenance and repair projects: replacement of a 1950s-era electrical substation and removal of the university’s decommissioned power plant. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced over $68 million in federal funds for infrastructure and capital improvements at Missouri colleges and universities. “Public universities […]

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Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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Chancellor Dehghani hosts virtual town hall for upcoming spring semester

Posted by on January 8, 2021

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani will host a virtual town hall Thursday, Jan. 14, to discuss planning and preparations for the spring 2021 academic semester. The town hall will be held 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, on Zoom. To access the meeting, log on at umsystem.zoom.us/j/99987504788. The chancellor will be joined by a panel of […]

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