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Missouri S&T commencement speaker shares life experiences, encourages graduates

Posted by on May 18, 2019

At three commencement ceremonies May 17-18, Bipin Doshi of Mishawaka, Indiana, retired chairman, president and CEO of Schafer Industries of South Bend, Indiana, encouraged Missouri S&T graduates with stories from his life and practical advice for success. He assured students that they were prepared for the next phase of their lives. “The administration and faculty […]

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Nationally regarded engineer and academic leader chosen for chancellor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on May 16, 2019

Dr. Mohammad Dehghani of Stevens Institute of Technology will become Missouri S&T’s next chancellor on Aug. 1, 2019.

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Success in arts, sciences and business

Posted by on May 9, 2019

It’s no secret that Missouri S&T is known for engineering. It’s been that way since our founding nearly 150 years ago. The U.S. needed engineers to help fuel the nation’s industrial expansion, and the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy — now Missouri S&T — was established in 1870 to meet that need.  In designing […]

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Missouri S&T joins LIGO and Virgo’s newest research on neutron star smash-ups

Posted by on May 2, 2019

This spring semester, Missouri S&T became the state’s only institution to join the worldwide LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) Scientific Collaboration (LSC) of researchers committed to detecting cosmic gravitational waves. This research explores the fundamental physics of gravity using the emerging field of gravitational wave science as a tool for astronomical discovery.

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Dr. Kathleen Sheppard is Missouri S&T’s 2019 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Missouri S&T celebrated Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, as the 2019 Woman of the Year today (Wednesday, April 24) during a campus ceremony.

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An offer she couldn’t refuse

Posted by on April 23, 2019

When Destinee Rea began looking at colleges, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in the STEM field. The problem? She had no idea which one. Drawn to S&T because of her interest in science and engineering and the flexibility it offered through the freshman engineering program, she says her decision was finalized when she […]

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A conversation with international students

Posted by on March 26, 2019

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They leave their families and home countries and travel long hours to arrive in the small town of Rolla, Missouri, to attend Missouri S&T. Once here, international students face challenges unfamiliar to most native-born U.S. citizens: language barriers, housing, making new connections, and adjusting to different food, weather and customs.

But with support from their fellow international students, their new community and Missouri S&T, many of them overcome each of these challenges, build new networks of friends and succeed academically.

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A look at the dark side of smart tech

Posted by on February 26, 2019

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Smart phones. Smart watches. Smart speakers. Smart appliances.

Smart devices are improving people’s lives every day. Advances in smart technology are helping people stay connected, find information and organize their lives along with numerous other benefits.

With these advances also come a sense of unease and insecurity – concerns about privacy, personal data sharing and ethics.

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Missouri S&T to host PickHacks competition

Posted by on February 19, 2019

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Imagine a hacker. What may come to mind is a criminal using computers to break into companies or government agencies to steal sensitive information or plant malware. But the hackers headed to Missouri S&T’s PickHacks next month are coming to brainstorm new ideas to solve real-world challenges, not to infest your computer network.

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From snap-circuits to solar cars

Posted by on February 12, 2019

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From the time Jesse Cureton was a little kid tinkering with his first snap-together circuits kit in Bonne Terre, Mo., he knew he wanted to work with electronics. But even though his parents always told him about a university in Rolla known for its engineering programs, when it came time to apply for college, he wasn’t […]

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