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Training on values for Greeks to begin this fall at Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 18, 2019

Leaders of fraternities and sororities at Missouri S&T voted to begin a new education program focused on values beginning this fall to prevent risky behaviors among members.

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Meet the Miners behind the moon landing

Posted by on July 15, 2019

Three Missouri S&T Miners played vital roles in NASA’s successful first moon landing The United States’ Apollo 11 mission was the first crewed mission to successfully land on the moon on July 20, 1969. While only two men actually walked on the surface of the moon that day, thousands of NASA employees contributed to the […]

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Record year for patents and inventions at Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 12, 2019

Royalties from patents on commercialized inventions and products bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars in income every year for Missouri University of Science and Technology. During the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2019, Missouri S&T earned a record $698,223 in royalty income, a 32 percent increase over the previous year, and the cumulative royalty amount crossed the $5 million mark in fiscal year 2019.

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Missouri S&T research uncovers possible trigger for beginnings of life on Earth as we know it

Posted by on July 9, 2019

Approximately 2.4 billion years ago, the Great Oxidation Event, which dramatically increased the oxygen content in Earth’s atmosphere, paved the way for the rise of all lifeforms that use oxygen to break down nutrients for energy. While scientists agree about when the event happened, they are less certain about exactly how it occurred. Now, however, […]

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Missouri S&T appoints Dr. Kathleen Drowne interim dean of College of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Posted by on July 1, 2019

Dr. Kathleen (Kate) Drowne, associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) at Missouri S&T, has been named interim vice provost and dean of CASB, effective July 1, 2019. Drowne moves into the position as Dr. Stephen Roberts, CASB’s vice provost and dean since 2014, begins serving as Missouri […]

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Missouri S&T joins new national transportation center

Posted by on July 1, 2019

Missouri S&T researchers will join a national consortium of universities focused on improving the durability and extending the lifespan of the nation’s transportation infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $15 million in grants in June to create two new national University Transportation Centers (UTCs) to advance research and education programs that address transportation challenges facing the nation. Missouri S&T will join the UTC led by Washington State University – the only center focused on the durability and lifespan of transportation infrastructure.

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Dr. Stephen Roberts named interim provost, Dr. Richard Brow interim deputy provost

Posted by on June 27, 2019

Dr. Stephen Roberts, who joined Missouri S&T in August 2014 as founding vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB), will become interim provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs of Missouri S&T effective July 1. Roberts succeeds Dr. Robert Marley, who served as provost and executive vice chancellor […]

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Missouri S&T appoints Neil Outar as chief diversity officer

Posted by on June 26, 2019

Neil Outar, interim chief diversity officer (CDO) at Missouri S&T since August 2017, will become the university’s CDO effective July 1, 2019.   “Neil has been very effective as interim chief diversity officer over the past two years, and I’m very pleased to appoint him to the permanent position,” says Missouri S&T Chancellor Christopher G. […]

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Missouri S&T Solar Car team ready to race

Posted by on June 25, 2019

A team of students from Missouri S&T will demonstrate the capabilities of solar-powered vehicles during the Formula Sun Grand Prix 2019. The event will be held Monday, July 1, through Saturday, July 6, in Austin, Texas.

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