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Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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Missouri S&T begins STEM-focused elementary ed program this fall

Posted by on September 2, 2014

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Students interested in teaching 1st through 6th grades can register for a new program beginning this fall at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The new elementary education program will prepare students for teaching careers that emphasize science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Missouri S&T leads the way in Project Lead the Way teacher training

Posted by on June 13, 2014

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More than 300 elementary school, middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology and two other Missouri communities to learn how to teach engineering and biomedical science courses to their students this fall.

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Students to serve at four locations during spring break

Posted by on February 7, 2014

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For many students, spring break is a week to take it easy. But 60 students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will instead spend an eye-opening week learning how others struggle and discovering ways they can help.

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S&T hosts Project Lead the Way teacher training

Posted by on June 28, 2013

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More than 200 middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology to learn how to teach engineering and biomedical science courses to their students this fall.

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Missouri S&T shines in annual CASE competition

Posted by on January 15, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology received 13 awards for excellence in alumni relations, media relations, publications, social media, web design and overall marketing, communications and institutional advancement from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) during the CASE District VI conference held Jan. 13-15 in Denver.

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UMR MecMovies project wins prestigious MERLOT award

Posted by on May 10, 2006

MecMovies, instructional software created at the University of Missouri-Rolla to illustrate hard-to-visualize engineering concepts, has been picked to receive a 2006 MERLOT Classics Award and the Editors’ Choice Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources.

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Globalization forum to be held April 21

Posted by on April 5, 2006

A panel of UMR faculty and alumni will discuss globalization’s impact on higher education during a special forum to be held April 21, 2006, on the UMR campus.

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UMR honored for work with Rolla Technical Institute

Posted by on August 2, 2004

UMR recently received the 2004 Award of Merit from the Missouri Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) for the campus’ collaboration with Rolla Technical Institute (RTI) on several research and educational projects.

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Student talents shine through design competitions

Posted by on September 25, 2003

With its victory in July’s American Solar Challenge attracting national attention, the UMR Solar Car Team may be UMR’s most visible student design team these days. But it isn’t the only one enjoying success in national and international competitions. Over the past year, UMR teams have won competitions with human-powered vehicles, radio-controlled airplanes and old-fashioned […]

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