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Missouri S&T student design teams gear up for competition

Posted by on April 25, 2022

Innovation doesn’t take a break. Missouri S&T student design teams are working on everything from rockets to underwater robotics, and are preparing to take their projects to regional, national and international competitions in the coming months.

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on April 22, 2022

More than 1,000 Missouri S&T graduates will be awarded degrees during four commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T in May. Commencement speakers will include: Dr. Casey Burton, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Ellis Short.

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Missouri S&T’s economic impact to state: $487 million, 6,540 jobs

Posted by on March 17, 2022

Missouri S&T contributed $487.2 million to the state’s economy during the fiscal year that ended last June, according to a new report released this month by the University of Missouri System.

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U.S. Bureau of Mines buildings scheduled for demolition

Posted by on March 22, 2021

Three former U.S. Bureau of Mines (BOM) buildings on the Missouri S&T campus are scheduled for demolition beginning in June as part of the university’s plans to develop a new entry to campus and new facilities for students. The three buildings are located south of the Havener Center near the intersection of University Drive and Bishop Avenue.

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Missouri S&T plans return to in-person classes in fall 2021, extend test-optional policy

Posted by on March 11, 2021

Missouri S&T plans to return to in-person classes beginning with the fall 2021 semester and will extend a test-optional policy for fall 2022 applicants.

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Missouri S&T’s hosts first virtual Three Minute Thesis competition

Posted by on March 3, 2021

Missouri S&T hosted its first virtual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition this spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Missouri S&T’s Sreevalsan Menon, Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering from Kerala, India, won the competition with his research on the “Identification of Brain Neuromarkers in Health and Disease.” Menon said in his presentation that nearly one in […]

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Documenting COVID-19’s changes to working and learning

Posted by on February 26, 2021

Over the past year, how people conduct business and learn have changed drastically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Keng Siau, chair of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department (BIT), has co-authored four papers detailing the transformations to business and education systems in the last year.

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Research promotes ‘doubly green’ renewable energy captured from biowaste

Posted by on February 26, 2021

Cities around the United States could use their own biowaste from food scraps or manure to produce renewable energy for vehicles, according to a researcher at Missouri S&T. The proposed operation uses renewable natural gas (RNG) from biowaste and renewable hydrogen (RH2) from surplus electricity generated by solar or wind energy as a vehicle fuel for onboard transportation.

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S&T researchers in the mix to develop new super-hard materials to stir steel

Posted by on February 25, 2021

Three researchers from Missouri S&T are part of a nationwide collaboration to synthesize inexpensive materials hard enough to literally stir two pieces of steel together and create some of the hardest materials ever produced. With funding from a five-year, $7.5 million grant through the U.S. Department of Defense’s Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) competition, the […]

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Missouri S&T to offer in-person commencement this spring

Posted by on February 22, 2021

Missouri S&T plans to offer in-person commencement ceremonies for spring 2021 graduates. The ceremonies are scheduled for May 14-15 to honor Missouri S&T graduates while following COVID-19 safety guidelines. The university will also hold a virtual the ceremony for those who are unable to attend. “Commencement is an important rite of passage for graduating students, […]

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