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Missouri S&T’s online engineering management graduate degree program ranks third in nation

Posted by on February 8, 2024

Missouri S&T continues to garner recognition as a top-ranked university in the nation for students pursuing graduate degrees in engineering, with the school’s online master’s in engineering management on the rise, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings.

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Business student Lauren Moersch sets sights on a future driven by innovation

Posted by on August 29, 2023

Lauren Moersch knew she wanted to be a business major in college and eventually pursue a career in real estate. But when she started looking at universities, Moersch, a senior in business and management systems at Missouri S&T, found that large programs at large schools simply did not offer ample opportunities to differentiate herself.

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Registration for Missouri S&T’s second annual Startup Challenge opens Sept. 8

Posted by on August 25, 2023

Students ready to put their entrepreneurial skills and instincts to the test before they graduate will have the opportunity to map out a strategy for their concept and, if they advance to the finals, pitch their business model to a panel of judges that includes academics and entrepreneurs for scholarship prize money.

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Meet a few of Missouri S&T’s Kummer Vanguard Scholars

Posted by on July 3, 2023

A few Kummer Vanguard Scholars recently shared their thoughts on the program and how it has affected their S&T experience. The program has grown dramatically since it began in 2021. This August, 1,180 of the students who start the semester at Missouri University of Science and Technology – including nearly 400 first-year students – are recipients of Kummer Vanguard Scholarships and participants in a program that provides learning opportunities beyond the classroom.

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Engineering management student relishes her option to pivot

Posted by on April 4, 2023

When she arrived in Rolla, Sophia Rowland wasn’t sure what type of engineer she wanted to become, but in her junior year she declared herself an engineering management major because she believes its applications align with her skillsets. Following her graduation in May, Rowland will join Boeing in St. Louis as a systems engineer.

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‘Weird culmination of hobbies and interests’ brings Dawson Jeffers to Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 13, 2023

Dawson Jeffers’ interest in making things began as an 8th grader in Troy, Missouri, when he attended a robotics competition, where, as he recalls, “kids were operating robots that could pick up balls and throw them.” In high school, he began making and selling his own products – from wallets made of duct tape to 3D-printed name plates. Today as a student at Missouri S&T, Jeffers is taking his interest in product development and entrepreneurship to new levels.

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Cassandra Elrod named chair of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department

Posted by on February 22, 2023

Missouri S&T has appointed Dr. Cassandra C. Elrod chair of its business and information technology (BIT) department, effective immediately. Elrod, who joined the S&T faculty in 2008, is associate professor of business and information technology. She was appointed acting chair of the department in January 2022; she has served as interim chair since May 2022.

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Missouri S&T researcher wins NSF grant to help reduce pollution

Posted by on September 19, 2022

Dr. Abhijit Gosavi, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri S&T, has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation. The grant – titled “Collaborative Research: Continuous-State Reinforcement Learning for Remanufacturing” – provides nearly three years of funding.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 16, 2022

Rita Dove, whose many accomplishments include the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and a stint as United States Poet Laureate, will appear at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Monday, Oct. 10. The event is free and open to the public.

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Missouri S&T starts school year with record percentage of women students, new college

Posted by on August 23, 2022

Missouri S&T began classes on Monday, Aug. 22, with the highest percentage of women students in history. The percentage of female students on the first day of classes is 24.2%, which surpasses the previous record percentage of 23.9%, set in 2016 and 2021.  

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