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Fall classes at Missouri S&T to begin Aug. 24 as planned

Posted by on June 11, 2020

The fall semester at Missouri S&T will begin Monday, Aug. 24, with new practices in place to minimize the potential impact of COVID-19. “We are taking extra precautions to provide a safe living and learning environment for our students this fall,” says Dr. Mo Dehghani, Missouri S&T’s chancellor. “We are putting measures in place to […]

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Missouri S&T researchers study factors affecting renewable energy adoption

Posted by on June 9, 2020

Researchers at Missouri S&T have received $250,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how utility customers use electricity, how utility companies distribute power, and how consumer acceptance levels and economic factors affect the adoption of renewable energy, specifically solar power.

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Summer enrollment at Missouri S&T grows by 30%

Posted by on June 8, 2020

Even though courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology are being held online this summer due to coronavirus concerns, enrollment for the summer session has grown considerably over last year.  At the close of summer session registration today (Monday, June 8), 2,217 students are enrolled at S&T. That is an increase of approximately 30% […]

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Missouri S&T to prepare middle school teachers to fill teacher shortages

Posted by on June 5, 2020

ROLLA, Mo. – Missouri S&T will offer teacher certification in middle school math, science, English language arts and social studies this fall after earning approval for the subjects this spring.  “There’s a growing need for middle school teachers,” says Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche, Missouri S&T’s chair of teacher education and certification. 

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Missouri S&T summer camps go virtual

Posted by on June 5, 2020

Missouri S&T is moving three of its pre-college summer camps to a virtual format for 2020, due to continuing COVID-19 concerns.

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Missouri S&T interim associate dean elected fellow of paleontological society

Posted by on June 3, 2020

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe has been elected as a fellow of The Paleontological Society in recognition of her significant contributions to the field of paleontology. Oboh-Ikuenobe is interim associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri S&T. She is also a professor and past interim chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering.

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Historian’s passion for the past inspires new experiential learning opportunities

Posted by on June 2, 2020

It isn’t every day that undergraduates studying the humanities can work in a state-of-the-art laboratory to create projects and develop their scholarship. But that will soon be the norm at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T alumnus named chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering

Posted by on May 26, 2020

Dr. David Bayless returns to Missouri S&T on Jan. 1, 2021, as the new chair of mechanical and aerospace engineering. A 1987 Missouri S&T mechanical engineering graduate, Bayless is the graduate chair of mechanical engineering and Gerald Loehr Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

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Leach Theatre delays start of 2020-21 CPAS season

Posted by on May 22, 2020

In the interest of public health and safety, Missouri S&T’s Leach Theatre has announced that its Campus Performing Arts Series (CPAS) will be delayed until winter 2020. The change comes after the theater canceled the last of its spring 2019 season due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hand sanitizer from a whiskey still

Posted by on May 19, 2020

Adam Stumpf, ME’10, was focused on making bourbon, whiskey and vodka at his craft distillery when the coronavirus began to sweep across the United States. His wife and business partner, Laura, soon noticed that hand sanitizer was gone from store shelves. The Stumpfs had plenty of alcohol available, so why not convert the business from beverages to hand sanitizer? Stumpf says it was a no-brainer.

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