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University of Missouri Curators recognize Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary

Posted by on April 22, 2021

The University of Missouri Board of Curators recognized Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary with a resolution at the Board’s April meeting today (Thursday, April 22). The board honored Missouri S&T for the university’s longevity and success as one of the first technological learning institutions west of the Mississippi River.

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Gary Havener makes $6 million dual-purpose contribution to Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Missouri S&T alumnus Gary Havener recently committed $6 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s new Arrival District and to establish the Gary W. Havener Endowed Chair in Mathematics and Statistics.

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Princeton Review rates Missouri S&T high for ROI, career placement, internships

Posted by on April 21, 2021

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s best public universities when it comes to return on investment, career opportunities and internship opportunities for students, according to the Princeton Review’s latest “Best Value Colleges” ranking, released Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Missouri S&T is ranked fourth among the nation top public universities for best career placement. The […]

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Missouri S&T to hold in-person commencement May 14-15

Posted by on April 21, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology will honor its graduating students while following COVID-19 safety guidelines during four commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 14-15 on the Missouri S&T campus. The university will also hold a virtual ceremony for those who are unable to attend in person.

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Former mining engineering professor at Missouri S&T named to National Mining Hall of Fame

Posted by on April 6, 2021

The National Mining Hall of Fame in Leadville, Colorado, has named Dr. Richard L. Bullock a member of its 2021 class of inductees. Bullock, who died in late 2020, was a graduate and former professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T.

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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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Chemistry Nobel Laureate to present fifth Stoffer Lecture

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Missouri S&T will host a winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry as part of the university’s 150th anniversary celebration events. Dr. M. Stanley Whittingham, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Binghamton University, will deliver the fifth annual Stoffer Lecture virtually at 4 p.m. Friday, April 16.

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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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Missouri S&T chancellor to give campus update April 7

Posted by on March 31, 2021

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani will present a virtual campus update to students, faculty, staff and community members at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 7. The event is free and open to the public.

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Missouri S&T professor surprised with first Dean’s Medal from the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on March 31, 2021

Missouri S&T biology professor Dr. David Westenberg is the first recipient of the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Commitment to Undergraduate Student Success in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB). Members of the Dean’s Leadership Council Faculty Excellence Committee surprised Westenberg with the award while he was teaching class this morning (Wednesday, March 31).

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