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$423 million in gifts and record fundraising year conclude S&T’s Rolla Rising campaign

Posted by on September 30, 2021

A multiyear fundraising initiative, Rolla Rising: The Campaign for Missouri University of Science and Technology, began in 2016 with a $150 million funding goal and ended June 30, 2021, with a record-breaking $423.4 million in gifts, Joan Nesbitt, vice chancellor of University Advancement at Missouri S&T, announced today (Thursday, Sept. 30).

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Missouri S&T receives $2.5 million gift from Nucor Corp.

Posted by on September 29, 2021

Missouri S&T has received a $2.5 million gift from Nucor Corp., the largest steel producer in the United States and North America’s largest recycler.

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Northcut named vice provost of academic support

Posted by on August 18, 2021

Dr. Kathryn Northcut, professor of English and technical communication, has been named vice provost of academic support at Missouri S&T, effective Thursday, Sept. 1. She has served as interim vice provost since February 2020. As vice provost of academic support, Northcut oversees the programs and services designed to support learning and improve retention and graduation rates.

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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

Missouri S&T has expanded and updated its materials characterization capabilities in the past year with the addition of $6 million in equipment. The equipment is available to researchers across the University of Missouri System 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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