Student Life

Missouri S&T wins $2.7 million CARES Act grant to establish child care center

Posted by on October 9, 2020

Missouri S&T will establish a child care center on campus after winning a multimillion-dollar grant as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Child Care Plan. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced on Friday, Oct. 2, that Missouri S&T would receive $2,710,252 to provide child care to the Rolla region. “Access to […]

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Meet the newest Miners

Posted by on August 25, 2020

This week marks the first week of classes for Missouri S&T’s incoming Class of 2024. We asked new students what was on their mind as they entered college. Here’s what a few of our newest students had to say:

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Missouri S&T starts school year with most diverse class, blended instruction

Posted by on August 25, 2020

With a record number of underrepresented minorities and Hispanic students, Missouri S&T started classes Monday (Aug. 24) for the 2020-21 school with a blend of online, in-person and hybrid classes to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the Rolla area. A record 11.6 percent of Missouri S&T students enrolled in the fall […]

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Missouri S&T student diagnosed with COVID-19

Posted by on August 21, 2020

A Missouri S&T student has tested positive for COVID-19. The student is in isolation and recovering at his off-campus fraternity residence. Missouri S&T student health staff are working with public health officials to identify others who have been in contact with the student recently and have initially quarantined nine other fraternity members as a safety […]

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Missouri S&T challenges university community to take the Miner Pledge

Posted by on July 15, 2020

Missouri S&T announced the creation of the Miner Pledge today as part of the university’s efforts to help limit the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the Rolla area. The Miner Pledge encourages students and employees to pledge to protect themselves, the campus and the community by taking action to “respond with noble efforts […]

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Missouri S&T to require face coverings on campus, in classrooms

Posted by on June 24, 2020

To help slow the potential spread of COVID-19 on campus this fall, students, faculty and staff at Missouri S&T will wear face coverings in classrooms, labs and other areas when social distancing is not possible. The requirement will take effect on July 1, 2020, and will continue when the fall semester starts on Aug. 24. […]

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Missouri S&T student teams to compete in regional entrepreneur competition finals

Posted by on April 27, 2020

Two teams of students from Missouri S&T will compete in the final rounds of the Regnier Venture Creation Challenge 2020, a University of Missouri-Kansas City business plan and pitch competition open to university students in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.

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Former astronaut to address ‘new normal’ in Missouri S&T virtual presentation

Posted by on April 10, 2020

Dr. Sandra Magnus, former Atlantis astronaut, will present a webinar titled “Mission Possible: Adapting to New Norms” at 2 p.m. Friday, April 17. The virtual event, hosted by Missouri S&T, is open to the campus community and the general public.

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Missouri S&T students, alumni help housebound kids with virtual STEM outreach

Posted by on April 7, 2020

Students from Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team are adapting their traditional onsite K-12 outreach visits to virtual learning sessions for curious kids who are housebound during coronavirus pandemic school closures.

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Missouri S&T student offers handmade help for Australia’s orphaned animals

Posted by on February 27, 2020

As summer rains extinguish the bush fires that have ravaged Australia since September 2019 and have killed an estimated one billion animals, rescuers are keeping orphaned kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, bandicoots and other animals comfortable in pouches, wraps and nests handmade by crafters from around the world. One of those crafters is Laurie Gilson of Olathe, Kansas, a third-year student in mechanical and metallurgical engineering at Missouri S&T.

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