Tag: information technology

Mentors make the difference, says Missouri S&T alumnus Lamont Orange

Posted by on December 14, 2020

Lamont Orange has risen to the top of his field as a chief information security officer (CISO) named one of the 2020 Top 100 Cyber Defense professionals in the industry. He says mentors with honest feedback made a significant difference in his career.

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Lighting a fire

Posted by on September 27, 2016

Five years into volunteering for the Rolla Rural Fire District (RRFD), Missouri S&T student Chris Franklin thought of one more way he could give back to the department. Franklin enrolled in Sarah Stanley’s marketing for nonprofits four-­week summer course. The majority of class time was to be spent developing marketing materials for local nonprofit Phelps […]

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Greg Smith to keynote Bring-Your-Own-Device summit

Posted by on November 25, 2014

Greg Smith, chief information officer at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of two keynote speakers for “Bring-Your-Own-Device: A Summit for Decisions-Makers,” to be held Dec. 3 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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IT helps researchers see their data like never before

Posted by on August 7, 2013

Making sense of the ever-increasing mounds of data is one of the great challenges facing researchers today. At Missouri University of Science and Technology, staff and students in the information technology department have come up with an approach to help researchers gain a new perspective on their data.

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Research Technology Day brings together academics, technologists

Posted by on August 1, 2013

College and university faculty members, students and staff wanting to learn more about using technology to support their research efforts and hobbies are encouraged to attend the third annual Research Technology Day on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus.

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UMR tightens file-sharing policy

Posted by on August 7, 2007

University of Missouri officials recently received several pre-litigation settlement letters addressed to students from the Recording Industry Associaton of America (RIAA). In response to the letters and the increasing number of copyright violation notices over the past year, the university has updated its policies to tighten restrictions on peer-to-peer file sharing.

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Business, information science and technology departments at UMR to merge

Posted by on May 1, 2007

Two academic departments at the University of Missouri-Rolla are merging to form one department that will focus on business and information science and technology.         

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UMR receives ‘CIO 100’ award from CIO magazine

Posted by on June 15, 2006

The University of Missouri-Rolla has received CIO magazine’s “CIO 100″ award for 2006 for its efforts to create a unified web presence based on reusable content and a single content-management platform.

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UMR promotes cyber security

Posted by on September 30, 2005

The information technology department at the University of Missouri-Rolla is offering free anti-virus software to faculty and staff during October, which is Cyber Security Awareness Month.

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UMR offers students legal access to 1.7 million song titles

Posted by on August 31, 2005

Beginning this semester, the University of Missouri-Rolla is offering its students legal access to 1.7 million song titles.

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