Student Life

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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Missouri S&T to host Graduate Student Recruitment Day

Posted by on February 11, 2020

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host its first Graduate Student Recruitment Day on Saturday, March 7. The informational event is open to college graduates, graduating college seniors and undergraduates interested in attending graduate school.

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‘A Day ON, Not a Day Off’ for many S&T students Jan. 20

Posted by on January 14, 2020

A group of civic-minded students at Missouri S&T will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by taking “A Day ON, Not a Day Off” on Monday, Jan. 20. This year, more than 290 students and staff will volunteer throughout Phelps County.

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker shares life lessons with graduates

Posted by on December 15, 2019

At two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14, R. Tim Bradley, retired president of Kinder Morgan CO2 Co., from Austin, Texas, spoke to graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology about what he learned during his successful career in the oil and gas industry. Bradley earned a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering […]

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A summer at Stingray Bay, and beyond

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Senior Vanessa Mahan, a biological sciences major, thought she wanted to be a medical doctor. But a semester’s coursework in cell biology led Mahan to learn the profession was not for her. After further exploring her interests through a biodiversity course, Mahan found her passion in merging medicine with her love of animals.

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Missouri S&T crowns 2019 Homecoming royalty

Posted by on October 7, 2019

Missouri S&T crowned the 2019 Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the Oct. 5 football game between S&T and Quincy University.

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Three ways students are saving money on textbooks

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Missouri S&T is providing three options for students to save money on the purchase of textbooks as part of the University of Missouri System’s Affordable and Open Education Resources (AOER) initiative. The program began in 2017 as a way to help students save money when buying books. At Missouri S&T, each course instructor chooses course […]

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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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Missouri S&T breaks ground on expansion, doubling the space for student design teams

Posted by on April 29, 2019

A Mars rover designed and built by students broke ground on an 8,000-square-foot expansion of the Kummer Student Design Center at Missouri S&T on Friday, April 26. The expansion will double the size of the design center, home of Missouri S&T’s 20 student design teams.

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