Tag: Rolla

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 to the tune of $10 billion a year, according to a researcher at Missouri S&T. The proposed operation creates renewable natural gas (RNG) from biowaste and renewable hydrogen (RH2) from surplus electricity generated by solar or wind energy.

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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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Missouri S&T to gather feedback on former Bureau of Mines buildings

Posted by on January 22, 2021

Missouri S&T will gather public comments and hold an open forum on university plans to demolish three buildings known as the Bureau of Mines (BOM) buildings 1, 2 and 3 on the Rolla campus.

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Missouri S&T 150th Anniversary Poster Contest winners announced

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Dawson Caldwell of Rolla, Missouri, is the winner of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Poster Contest. Students from the Missouri S&T teacher education and certification department selected the winner from entries submitted by students throughout south-central Missouri. Dawson, a student in Jessica Humphry’s art class at Rolla Middle School, received a […]

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New Missouri S&T scholarship available to Kansas students

Posted by on December 21, 2020

Kansas high school seniors or college transfer students interested in pursuing a college degree at an out-of-state university now have a new scholarship available to them through Missouri University of Science and Technology. The Missouri S&T Kansas Connection Award will cover 100% of the difference between in state and out-of-state tuition exclusively for Kansas students […]

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Missouri S&T alumnus contributes $5 million to the university’s new Arrival District

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Missouri S&T alumnus Tim Bradley and his wife, Kay, have contributed $5 million to Missouri S&T in support of an Arrival District that will create a new “front door” for the university. Their gift will support the reconfiguration of University Drive from U.S. Interstate 44 to campus and name it Bradley Way.

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UM System to invest in Missouri S&T humanities research

Posted by on November 19, 2020

Two research projects involving faculty at Missouri University of Science and Technology are among the research and creative works projects in the areas of arts, humanities, and social and behavioral sciences announced this week by the University of Missouri System.

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Teaching in the time of coronavirus

Posted by on October 27, 2020

Teaching looks wholly different this year at universities across the nation as higher education grapples with COVID-19. At Missouri S&T, some faculty are employing their creativity and flexibility to ensure students are learning safely.

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