Tag: military

Missouri S&T named a top university for military

Posted by on December 3, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology has again been selected by Military Advanced Education as a top choice for active-duty military personnel and veterans wanting to pursue a college education. Missouri S&T is included in the organization’s “2015 MAE Guide to Colleges and Universities.”

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Ground troops are key to wartime success, says S&T historian

Posted by on September 15, 2014

Air strikes never fully succeed in winning a war, says military historian John C. McManus, a professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He says American troops on the ground have proven throughout recent history to be the crucial difference between victory and defeat.

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Missouri S&T named a ‘military-friendly’ university

Posted by on December 20, 2013

Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected as a “top military-friendly school” for 2014 by Military Advanced Education and is included in the organization’s “2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities.”

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S&T researchers to develop renewable energy technologies for military installations

Posted by on October 6, 2009

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have received a $3.45 million grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop renewable energy technologies for advanced military installations.

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McManus’ latest tome focuses on ‘willing and able’ 7th Infantry

Posted by on May 23, 2008

Generally regarded as the most distinguished regiment in the U.S. Army, the 7th Infantry Regiment has fought in almost every engagement since the battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. Its lineage is detailed in a new book by Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Dr. John C. McManus.

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Techies to unite in St. Louis for global conference

Posted by on October 11, 2005

More than 1,500 hardcore techies from around the world will meet up in St. Louis Nov. 28-Dec. 2 to share research and discuss security and other communications-related issues in a forum led by a University of Missouri-Rolla researcher.

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American Experience at Normandy featured in UMR historian’s new book

Posted by on October 16, 2004

University of Missouri-Rolla military historian Dr. John C. McManus has published the second volume in a two-book series that examines the Normandy invasion from the American perspective.

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Virtual reality system trains crews to respond to disasters

Posted by on February 17, 2004

UMR researchers are developing a virtual-reality training system that may provide an affordable way to teach emergency workers how to respond to chemical-weapon disasters.

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Equipping the army of the future

Posted by on January 7, 2003

UMR researchers will be instrumental in helping the Army develop new tools for future warfare, including sensors for detecting biological and chemical agents, thanks to a $2.15 million grant to help fund a new research effort at the University of Missouri Technology Park at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

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Water washes away Cold War-era missile stockpiles

Posted by on December 19, 2002

UMR researchers recently helped engineers in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine harness the power of water to disarm and dispose of their nation’s Cold War-era missiles.

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