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ALP student accomplishments

Posted by on February 2, 2021

ALP programs include students from nearly all majors across campus. And they are some very impressive students. Read more about our Renaissance Student, a language leader, an award-winning Russian scholar and a budding photographer whose work was featured in an online exhibition. 

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Missouri S&T’s Black history: challenges overcome

Posted by on February 2, 2021

As Dr. Larry Gragg notes in Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years, Missouri S&T was segregated until 1950, and “the campus culture well into the 20th century reflected the broader American culture of bigotry and intolerance.”

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A pioneer of integration

Posted by on January 29, 2021

There have to be pioneers to start an integration movement. For Missouri S&T, those pioneers were George Horne and Elmer Bell Jr. Although neither earned degrees from S&T, Horne and Bell were the university’s first two Black students.

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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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Georgia Tech leader Dr. Colin Potts named Missouri S&T’s new provost

Posted by on January 27, 2021

Dr. Colin Potts, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of interactive computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will become provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at Missouri S&T effective June 1.  “Dr. Potts is a dynamic and effective leader who brings an exceptional record of academic and administrative experience to S&T,” says […]

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Missouri S&T student earns national research award

Posted by on January 26, 2021

Julian Kosacki, a Ph.D. student in materials science and engineering from Katy, Texas, recently earned the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award. The award recognizes outstanding academic accomplishments, the merit of the student’s research project and the student’s potential to advance in their graduate studies. Kosacki earned the award […]

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Outside-the-box STEM tutoring

Posted by on January 13, 2021

When COVID-19 forced K-12 students across the country to move to online or hybrid schoolwork, STEM advocates with ties to Missouri S&T like Grace Dietzler, BSci’16, helped sequestered kids manage their education during the pandemic. Deitzler, who is now working on a Ph.D. in microbiology at Oregon State University, reached out to Facebook friends who […]

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Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe named associate dean at Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 12, 2021

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics, has been named as associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Missouri S&T. Oboh-Ikuenobe has served in the position as interim for the past year.

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak during commencement

Posted by on December 16, 2020

Three graduating students at Missouri University of Science and Technology were chosen as December 2020 commencement speakers at Missouri S&T. Because COVID-19 policy prohibits in-person events with more than 10 participants, a virtual commencement ceremony will be streamed on the university’s Facebook page. The virtual ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. CST Saturday, Dec. 19, […]

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S&T student wins $100,000 scholarship on Dude Perfect YouTube channel

Posted by on December 15, 2020

Thomas “Trey” Breshears III, a sophomore in electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, recently won a $100,000 scholarship while appearing on the YouTube channel “Dude Perfect.”

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