Hirtz to lead design center
Paul Hirtz, EMgt’95, MS EMgt’97, PhD EMgt’02, assistant director of the Student Design and Experiential Learning Center, was named interim director of the center. He took over the new role on Nov. 26.

Get your MBA online
Missouri S&T now offers distance education graduate programs in environmental engineering and business administration. Courses are taught via streaming video, WebEx and interactive communication, giving students real-time access to professors and other students.
New chair named for chemical and biological engineering
Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, formerly a professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, was named chair of chemical and biological engineering. He began work Jan. 1.
Navigating past the classroom
Last fall, representatives from navigation and communication firm Garmin visited campus for Garmin Day 2008. The event featured equipment demonstrations and drawings for free GPS units. Representatives also met with students and took resumes.
Malott appointed to CACUBO board
Stephen Malott, vice chancellor for administrative services at Missouri S&T, was recently elected to the board of directors of the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO). The organization represents chief business officers at more than 700 institutions throughout the north central region of the United States.

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By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2018

8,607 Students enrolled for the fall semester at Missouri S&T. Classes started Aug. 20. 91 Percentage of first-year freshmen who receive scholarships and financial aid.

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Making tornado alley safer

Growing up in northeast China, Guirong “Grace” Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of […]

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Living laboratory houses lead battery research

This past November, Missouri S&T installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to S&T’s solar-powered homes.

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Partners for progress

An expansion of the partnership between Missouri S&T and Missouri State University will allow students to pursue a mechanical engineering degree on the Missouri State campus with courses taught by faculty from both institutions. Students began applying this fall. The program will begin in fall 2019.

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Chancellor search is underway

This past August, University of Missouri President Mun Choi announced the formation of a 23-member committee to lead a nationwide search for a chancellor at Missouri S&T.

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