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Missouri S&T to celebrate expansion of fitness center

Posted by on April 16, 2019

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Missouri S&T will celebrate the completion of the $4 million expansion of the campus fitness center this month. Missouri S&T Student Council leaders and the athletics department will host a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Student Recreation Center of the Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue in Rolla. Students, faculty and staff who attend will get a first look at the renovated facility.

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S&T’s Steel Bridge team wins regional event, will compete at nationals

Posted by on April 15, 2019

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Missouri S&T’s Steel Bridge Design Team recently won first place at a regional American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Mid-Continent Student Conference and will now put their bridge engineering and construction skills to the test at the national level.

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Missouri S&T grad helps capture first-ever image of a black hole

Posted by on April 11, 2019

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For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a black hole, and a Missouri S&T graduate played an important role. Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff, a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, is among the collaborators on the international Event Horizon Telescope project to produce the first direct images of a black hole. Baganoff earned a bachelor of science degree in physics from Missouri S&T in 1985.

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Researchers discover an economical way to produce high-performance thin films for electronics

Posted by on April 11, 2019

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Researchers at Missouri S&T have found an unprecedented, economical method for creating high-performance inorganic thin films, or “epitaxial” films, used in the manufacture of semiconductors for flexible electronics, LEDs and solar cells.

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Missouri S&T Chem-E-Car Team to host regional competition in Rolla

Posted by on April 9, 2019

Missouri S&T will host a regional Chem-E-Car Competition sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) this April. The competition challenges college students to design and construct cars that are powered by a chemical energy source, that will safely carry a specified load over a given distance and then stop.

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S&T’s Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge teams prepare for competition

Posted by on April 9, 2019

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Two teams of students from Missouri S&T will test the principles of construction and engineering at the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)/American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Mid-Continent Student Conference – one by hand-constructing a scale-model bridge and the other by racing a 250-pound concrete canoe.

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Missouri S&T’s Mark Fitch to receive UM System president’s award for service

Posted by on April 9, 2019

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Missouri S&T’s Dr. Mark Fitch will receive a University of Missouri System President’s Award for University Citizenship – Service this week.

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Miner Aviation Team set to take off in Arizona

Posted by on April 8, 2019

A team of students from Missouri S&T will fly its student-designed and -built airplane over 100 feet into the air as part of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ (AIAA) Design, Build, Fly International Competition this April.

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S&T teacher education student and Rolla Middle School teacher selected for Space Symposium

Posted by on April 5, 2019

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The Space Foundation chose a Missouri University of Science and Technology education student and her mentor teacher at Rolla Middle School to attend the 35th Space Symposium this month. They will serve as teacher liaisons at the symposium April 8-11 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Workshop to teach effective marketing using word of mouth and social media

Posted by on April 3, 2019

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Business owners and professionals can learn how to connect with customers at a marketing workshop held in recognition of National Small Business Week, May 5-11. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T is partnering with Phelps County Bank to host a workshop with marketing expert Melissa Forziat.

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