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Missouri S&T ranked No. 1 among Missouri colleges for alumni salary potential

Posted by on August 23, 2019

Missouri S&T is ranked as the top four-year university in Missouri for salary potential, according to the 2019 PayScale College Salary Report. Missouri S&T ranks No. 1 for graduates who earn only bachelor’s degrees and among all alumni of Missouri campuses. S&T also is ranked No. 48 nationally for best universities for a bachelor’s degree […]

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Missouri S&T welcomes smartest class in a decade

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Missouri S&T welcomed its smartest entering class in at least the last decade, as determined by grade point average and test scores. This year’s group of first-year and transfer students at Missouri S&T enters with an average grade point average of 3.95 and an average ACT score of 28.8. That makes this year’s students among […]

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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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Missouri S&T’s Opening Week focuses on instilling Miner values

Posted by on August 8, 2019

Opening Week begins Sunday, Aug. 11, at Missouri S&T. The university will welcome new students to Rolla on Sunday for move-in day.

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Researchers to quantify and reduce harmful black carbon emissions from jet fuels in global aviation

Posted by on August 7, 2019

Missouri S&T recently received $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to determine emissions characteristics of non-volatile particulate matter (nvPM), or black carbon, from burning conventional and sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJFs) in jet engines at cruise altitudes.

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Missouri S&T donors provide momentum for a milestone year of giving

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Missouri S&T has surpassed last year’s milestone as the second-largest fundraising year in university history with another successful year for giving. During the fiscal year that ended June 30, Missouri S&T donors contributed $24.3 million in charitable gifts and pledges — a $1.7 million increase over last year’s benchmark of $22.6 million. The university also […]

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New agreement to attract students from Ghana to Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 26, 2019

Missouri S&T forged a new connection with the Republic of Ghana this week with the signing of a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the university and Ghana’s ambassador to the U.S. University leaders expect the agreement to attract new students from the West African nation in the coming years. Missouri S&T interim Chancellor Christopher […]

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Meet the Miners behind the moon landing

Posted by on July 15, 2019

Three Missouri S&T Miners played vital roles in NASA’s successful first moon landing The United States’ Apollo 11 mission was the first crewed mission to successfully land on the moon on July 20, 1969. While only two men actually walked on the surface of the moon that day, thousands of NASA employees contributed to the […]

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Record year for patents and inventions at Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 12, 2019

Royalties from patents on commercialized inventions and products bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars in income every year for Missouri University of Science and Technology. During the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2019, Missouri S&T earned a record $698,223 in royalty income, a 32 percent increase over the previous year, and the cumulative royalty amount crossed the $5 million mark in fiscal year 2019.

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