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Chancellor’s ‘State of the University’ report looks to the future

Posted by on April 14, 2006

In his first “State of the University” report as chancellor, Dr. John F. Carney III on Thursday (April 13, 2006) discussed plans to position UMR as one of the nation’s leading technological research universities.

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UMR named a top 50 engineering school

Posted by on August 19, 2004

U.S. News and World Report has again ranked UMR as one of the nation’s top engineering schools in the magazine’s annual guidebook, "America’s Best Colleges 2005." The magazine’s online edition also ranks UMR No. 52 among the nation’s top public universities.

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New-student enrollment nears record numbers

Posted by on August 28, 2003

A total of 5,287 students were enrolled when UMR’s fall semester began Aug. 25. That figure represents an increase of 3.1 percent over last year’s first-day enrollment and a 12 percent increase since the fall of 2000, says Laura Stoll, UMR registrar.

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Solar car qualifies for race along "mother road"

Posted by on May 16, 2003

Nineteen University of Missouri-Rolla students will again get their kicks — and plenty of sunshine — along old U.S. Route 66 this summer when they again compete in the American Solar Challenge, a grueling 2,300-mile race along the historic "mother road" from Chicago to southern California.

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