Tag: STEM

Flori listed among ‘Icons of Education’

Posted by on February 20, 2015

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Dr. Ralph E. Flori Jr., program head of petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named one of Ingram’s magazine’s 2015 “Icons of Education” for his contributions to Missouri S&T and to higher education.

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Missouri S&T begins STEM-focused elementary ed program this fall

Posted by on September 2, 2014

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Students interested in teaching 1st through 6th grades can register for a new program beginning this fall at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The new elementary education program will prepare students for teaching careers that emphasize science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone

Posted by on July 28, 2014

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With nothing more than a smartphone and less than $10 of trinkets and hardware supplies, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can build their own microscopes this fall as part of a biology lab.

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Missouri S&T leads the way in Project Lead the Way teacher training

Posted by on June 13, 2014

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More than 300 elementary school, middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology and two other Missouri communities to learn how to teach engineering and biomedical science courses to their students this fall.

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At #STEMSTL forum, Chancellor Schrader stresses importance of education

Posted by on May 23, 2014

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The key to meeting Missouri’s increasing demand for a work force skilled in the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is education, Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader emphasized in a forum on STEM and innovation.

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S&T’s student design team to participate in St. Louis airshow

Posted by on April 29, 2014

Student design team members from Missouri S&T will help promote the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields at the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and STEM Expo on Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, May 4.

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Chancellor Schrader to discuss STEM in St. Louis

Posted by on April 16, 2014

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, will discuss the importance of STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) during a forum to be held next month in St. Louis.

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Women and STEM: A solution ready for flight

Posted by on February 17, 2014

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The following opinion piece by Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader was written for Engineers Week 2014. During his recent State of the State Address, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon put forth an ambitious plan to invest $22 million into education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. It’s a bold step […]

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Statement from Chancellor Schrader regarding Gov. Nixon’s STEM proposal

Posted by on January 22, 2014

In response to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s “State of the State” proposal to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education funding, Missouri University of Science and Technology Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader issued this statement:

“There is no sector of our economy poised for more growth than the STEM fields, and the key to meeting the increased demand for these skilled employees is education. Research from the Missouri Department of Economic Development shows that Missouri’s 2020 projected job growth for STEM occupations is higher than the average expected combined growth for all occupations in the state. With dozens of STEM degree options as well as STEM education options that begin at the elementary level, Missouri S&T is well positioned to meet these educational needs of our state.”

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S&T to offer STEM-focused elementary ed program

Posted by on November 22, 2013

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In an effort to help the United States regain its competitive edge in math and science, Missouri S&T will offer a new elementary education program to emphasize these subjects, beginning fall 2014.

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