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Computer niche leads S&T grad to Garmin

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Growing up in Edwardsville, Ill., Kyle Harper was captivated by computers and electronics – from researching computers to learning about their repair and operating systems to computing networking. When it came time to look at colleges, he picked S&T for its range of engineering courses, and that’s where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2015.

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A history of Miner pranks

Posted by on March 31, 2021

According to the New England Historical Society, pranks have been a part of the college experience since at least the 13th century, when students at Oxford University sent a prostitute to the cardinal in residence. The tradition of pranks came to America with the Puritans in the 1600s. Two centuries later, the tradition of college pranks […]

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Staying in the game

Posted by on March 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent colleges and universities across the county to online instruction and the public into lockdown, household supplies like toilet paper and hand soap and kitchen staples like rice and flour became hot commodities that were difficult to come by. College athletes faced a different kind of shortage. “Everyone knew gyms would […]

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A pioneer of integration

Posted by on January 29, 2021

There have to be pioneers to start an integration movement. For Missouri S&T, those pioneers were George Horne and Elmer Bell Jr. Although neither earned degrees from S&T, Horne and Bell were the university’s first two Black students.

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2020 in the news: unprecedented in many ways

Posted by on December 22, 2020

It’s become a cliche to refer to all things 2020 as “unprecedented.” But for Missouri S&T, that phrase holds true this year — and not just because of the pandemic. Several firsts — including a milestone anniversary, groundbreaking gifts, a Miner in the NFL and of course our response to COVID-19 — top our list […]

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Meet our grads

Posted by on December 7, 2020

Missouri S&T alumni are known for doing bigger and better things after graduation, and this fall’s graduating class is no different. With commencement just around the corner, several of our new graduates reflect on their time at S&T and the hard work, accomplishments and memories they made as Miners. Read more about these graduates and then […]

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From India, with gratitude

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Rahul Kumar had worked in the information technology industry in Bangalore, India, for over seven years before deciding to pursue a master’s degree in computer science at Missouri S&T. Kumar, who earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from SRM University in New Delhi, says S&T’s reputation led him to apply for study in […]

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A celebration of international education

Posted by on November 18, 2020

Missouri S&T has a long history of welcoming international students to the Rolla, Missouri, area and sending American students all over the world to further their education. International Education Week, Nov. 16-20, 2020, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education for everyone who plays a part in that exchange.

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Teaching in the time of coronavirus

Posted by on October 27, 2020

Teaching looks wholly different this year at universities across the nation as higher education grapples with COVID-19. At Missouri S&T, some faculty are employing their creativity and flexibility to ensure students are learning safely.

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Taking team competition online opens new opportunities

Posted by on October 20, 2020

Missouri S&T’s student chapter of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) typically participates in the ASEM student case competition by packing their laptops and traveling out of state to face teams from other U.S. universities. COVID-19 has ensured that 2020 is not a traditional year, but the team has quickly adapted to virtual competition and discovered new opportunities this year.

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