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Missouri S&T secures $2 million contract to develop engineering program in Kuwait

Posted by on March 12, 2019

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Missouri S&T faculty will help a university in Kuwait develop its own undergraduate engineering program through a nearly $2 million contract.

The Gulf University of Science and Technology (GUST), a private university near Kuwait City on the Persian Gulf, signed a $1.9 million, five-year agreement with Missouri S&T to establish new engineering programs and monitor the programs’ quality.

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Missouri S&T selects 2019 St. Pat and court

Posted by on March 8, 2019

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Peter Doran, a senior in engineering management at Missouri S&T, will portray St. Patrick during the 111th celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla. Doran is from Kansas City, Missouri. St. Pat and his court will officially arrive in downtown Rolla at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 13. Following a procession through downtown, the court will preside over follies at the pavilion on 9th and Oak streets near the railroad tracks.

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Entrepreneurship in action as S&T students pitch ideas

Posted by on March 8, 2019

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Thousands of people who suffer from Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease, may soon have relief due to two Missouri S&T students’ work with glass. The two will pitch their ideas as a potential business enterprise as part of the University of Missouri System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program.

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Bands Bowling for Soup and 3OH!3 to headline St. Pat’s concert

Posted by on March 7, 2019

Rock-and-roll band Bowling for Soup and electronic pop duo 3OH!3 will headline the Grateful Board festival concert during the 111th annual St. Pat’s celebration at Missouri S&T. The musical artists will wrap up the university’s weeklong celebration with a free concert for the community.

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Missouri S&T announces 2019 Honorary St. Pat and Honorary Knights

Posted by on March 7, 2019

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The St. Pat’s Celebration Committee at Missouri S&T has announced Bill Jenks will serve as Honorary St. Pat and parade marshal for the 111th St. Pat’s celebration.

The committee also announced the 2019 Honorary Knights of St. Patrick. The eight Honorary Knights are Dr. Joel Burken, University of Missouri System President Mun Y. Choi, Ken Clayton, Tyrone Davidson, Connie Goodridge, Steve Malott, Dr. Jeff Schramm and Bill Stoltz.

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Project Lead The Way selects Missouri S&T to provide teacher training in Midwest

Posted by on March 4, 2019

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Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national program designed to encourage interest in engineering and science among pre-college students, has selected Missouri S&T as one of only 17 training partners across the nation to provide PLTW professional development for preschool through high school teachers. Registration for the summer training sessions begins on March 5, 2019.

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Missouri S&T joins LIGO Scientific Collaboration and world-class astrophysics research

Posted by on February 26, 2019

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This spring semester, Missouri S&T became the state’s only institution to join the worldwide LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) Scientific Collaboration (LSC) of researchers committed to detecting cosmic gravitational waves.

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Missouri S&T to host PickHacks competition

Posted by on February 19, 2019

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Imagine a hacker. What may come to mind is a criminal using computers to break into companies or government agencies to steal sensitive information or plant malware. But the hackers headed to Missouri S&T’s PickHacks next month are coming to brainstorm new ideas to solve real-world challenges, not to infest your computer network.

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Missouri S&T design teams on display at St. Louis Science Center

Posted by on February 18, 2019

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The St. Louis Science Center will celebrate National Engineers Week 2019 with a program called SciFest: Engineering Expo. Visitors are invited to see, touch and interact with student engineering projects from Missouri S&T and other scientific organizations.

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Missouri S&T I-Corps program to offer entrepreneurship training throughout the state

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Missouri S&T’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program is offering free workshops in Rolla, Columbia, St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri, to help entrepreneurs learn how to bring their technology-based ideas and products to market.

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