Tag: economics

S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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S&T to host forum April 18 on Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Posted by on April 5, 2023

What causes bank failures and what can universities do to help prevent them in the future? Focusing on the recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, those are among the questions that will be addressed during “The Silicon Valley Bank Collapse – Integrated Learning and Economic Resiliency,” a forum at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the Missouri Room of the Havener Center on the S&T campus in Rolla.

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The rise of renewable energy means utility companies must change business models

Posted by on July 21, 2022

With the rise of individual households producing surplus power via solar panels and selling energy back to power companies, the profitability of electric companies could drop and lead to acquisitions and mergers. The electric industry has also seen changes in renewable energy integration and regulatory changes that could lead to shrinking profits and firm consolidations.

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Melody Lo named Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at S&T

Posted by on April 18, 2022

Dr. Melody Lo, a professor of economics at Arkansas State University, has been named the inaugural John and Ruth Steinmeyer Memorial Endowed Chair of Economics for the Kummer College at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She will assume the role of chair in the fall 2022 semester. Lo succeeds Dr. Michael Davis, who has […]

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Experts to speak about the invasion of Ukraine on March 9

Posted by on March 2, 2022

A panel discussion comprised of various experts will discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine this March at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T promotes entrepreneurship to the state through NSF program

Posted by on September 1, 2016

Missouri-based entrepreneurs can earn funding while working with Missouri University of Science and Technology business experts to transform their ideas into new technologies that benefit society as a part of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program.

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S&T student studies white flag trades in baseball

Posted by on October 6, 2009

If the Cardinals had traded Albert Pujols this summer, fans probably would have rioted in the streets of St. Louis. It would have been the ultimate example of a “white flag trade.”

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UMR students boost Rolla economy

Posted by on August 18, 2006

With the new school year starting Monday, the Rolla region should once again see the economic boost provided by University of Missouri–Rolla students.

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UMR grad to speak on business Feb. 22

Posted by on February 17, 2006

Leadership and business operations students at the University of Missouri-Rolla will learn about entrepreneurship and the traits and skills of leadership from a successful UMR graduate during a lecture to be held Feb. 22 on campus.

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Kansas City Super Bowl? Not so fast, says UMR economist

Posted by on February 16, 2006

Kansas City would be better off winning a Super Bowl than hosting one, according to an economist at the University of Missouri-Rolla. 

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