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UMR graduate set to blast off

By news | October 4, 2002 | Comments Off on UMR graduate set to blast off

UMR graduate Sandra Magnus and a crew of four other astronauts and one Russian cosmonaut are scheduled to lift off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Oct. 7 aboard the space shuttle Atlantis. This is Magnus’ first space flight.

UMR takes first step toward residential college

By news | September 30, 2002 | Comments Off on UMR takes first step toward residential college

In the first step of a residential life plan that will change student life at the University of Missouri-Rolla as well as the campus’ appearance, the University of Missouri Board of Curators approved on Friday the selection of a consultant to design two new residential buildings at UMR.

$69 million corporate grant sets the PACE for UMR

By news | September 30, 2002 | Comments Off on $69 million corporate grant sets the PACE for UMR

A donation of $69 million — the largest single corporate grant ever to UMR — will provide state-of-the-art computer workstations and software for UMR’s manufacturing engineering program, officials announced Oct. 13.