Tag: education

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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UMR and ECC create model programs for management, information systems

Posted by on July 29, 2003

UMR and East Central College have established "model programs" between the two institutions that will help students interested in completing degrees offered by the UMR School of Management and Information Systems.

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Solar car qualifies for race along "mother road"

Posted by on May 16, 2003

Nineteen University of Missouri-Rolla students will again get their kicks — and plenty of sunshine — along old U.S. Route 66 this summer when they again compete in the American Solar Challenge, a grueling 2,300-mile race along the historic "mother road" from Chicago to southern California.

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UMR, schools partner to teach "how things work"

Posted by on March 19, 2003

Faculty from the University of Missouri-Rolla are working with elementary school teachers from the St. James, Salem and Dent-Phelps R-3 school districts in south-central Missouri to introduce more technology-related coursework into elementary school classrooms.

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Students to build water system in Guatemala over spring break

Posted by on March 5, 2003

While many college students make plans to spend spring break on the beaches of Cancun or Florida, a group of University of Missouri-Rolla students are preparing to spend their break installing a water system for a village in Guatemala.

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UMR’s economic impact: nearly $5 for every $1 of state investment

Posted by on February 25, 2003

The University of Missouri-Rolla is a strong economic asset to the Missouri economy, generating nearly $5 into the state economy for every dollar of state funds invested, according to a recent analysis conducted by UMR.

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St. Pat’s 2003: 95th annual "best ever"

Posted by on February 25, 2003

Grab a shillelagh! It’s time for UMR’s 95th Annual St. Pat’s Celebration! The big event, an annual tradition since 1908, will be held March 10-15 on campus and in Rolla.

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Helping teachers make sense of data

Posted by on February 5, 2003

A hands-on summer workshop held at the University of Missouri-Rolla to help Missouri mathematics teachers learn better ways to teach statistics has been awarded a grant from the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE).

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Solar elevation

Posted by on February 5, 2003

How many gallons of gas does it take to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles? If you are a member of the UMR Solar Car Team, you are more concerned about abundant sunshine and big hills.

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