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Gary Havener makes $6 million dual-purpose contribution to Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 22, 2021

Missouri S&T alumnus Gary Havener recently committed $6 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s new Arrival District and to establish the Gary W. Havener Endowed Chair in Mathematics and Statistics.

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Missouri S&T broadband research wins national contract

Posted by on March 30, 2021

At least 17 million residents of the United States lack access to high-speed internet, impeding their ability to use online education, telemedicine and remote work. Missouri S&T is leading a team of experts working to solve the challenge, and now their work is supported by a one-year, $300,000 grant award as part of U.S. Ignite’s Project OVERCOME.

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Missouri S&T graduate engineering programs on the rise in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Posted by on March 30, 2021

Missouri S&T is again one of the nation’s top-ranked institutions for pursuing a graduate degree in engineering, and several specific degree programs are on the rise, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Missouri S&T plans return to in-person classes in fall 2021, extend test-optional policy

Posted by on March 11, 2021

Missouri S&T plans to return to in-person classes beginning with the fall 2021 semester and will extend a test-optional policy for fall 2022 applicants.

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Missouri S&T selects first time capsule contest winner

Posted by on February 18, 2021

Missouri S&T has selected its first winner of the year in the university’s time capsule contest. The 150th anniversary time capsule contest committee selected Emily Brickler’s entry of photos from Yo-Yo Ma’s and William Shatner’s visits to campus.

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New, state-of-the-art equipment expands opportunities for research

Posted by on February 5, 2021

Researchers in materials science, chemistry, physics, biomedicine and other disciplines will have expanded capabilities with the addition of $6 million in the latest equipment at Missouri S&T. The equipment is available for researchers across the University of Missouri System, which includes S&T and the campuses in Columbia, Kansas City and St. Louis, as well as external users from companies and other institutions.

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Mathematics major first S&T graduate to commission into US Space Force

Posted by on January 28, 2021

Cory Chafin has become the first graduate of Missouri S&T to commission into the United States Space Force, the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces that was established Dec. 20, 2019.

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Campus maintenance and repair projects supported through federal funds

Posted by on January 19, 2021

Missouri S&T recently received over $4.68 million in federal funds to support two maintenance and repair projects: replacement of a 1950s-era electrical substation and removal of the university’s decommissioned power plant. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced over $68 million in federal funds for infrastructure and capital improvements at Missouri colleges and universities. “Public universities […]

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Chancellor Dehghani hosts virtual town hall for upcoming spring semester

Posted by on January 8, 2021

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani will host a virtual town hall Thursday, Jan. 14, to discuss planning and preparations for the spring 2021 academic semester. The town hall will be held 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, on Zoom. To access the meeting, log on at umsystem.zoom.us/j/99987504788. The chancellor will be joined by a panel of […]

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$20 million grant funds effort to develop ultra-high strength and lightweight steels for U.S. Army

Posted by on December 4, 2020

As the U.S. Army modernizes weapons systems and combat vehicles, researchers at Missouri S&T are developing lightweight and ultra-high-strength steels for next-generation combat vehicles that improve blast resistance and lower transportation costs.

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