Briefly

  • Laura A. Confer, a junior in mechanical engineering, was appointed student representative to the University of Missouri Board of Curators by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. She began her term during the board’s June 4 meeting at UMKC.
  • Shannon L. Fogg, assistant professor of history and political science, received the 2009 Missouri Conference on History Book Award this spring for her book The Politics of Everyday Life in Vichy France: Foreigners, Undesirables, and Strangers.
  • Frank Liou, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, received an award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for a paper he co-authored about the applications of a hybrid metal manufacturing system. The system combines the best traits of additive manufacturing and conventional machining.
  • S&T psychology senior Patrick Maloney received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of College and University Residence Halls.
  • Rajiv S. Mishra, Curators’ Professor of materials science and engineering, was named a fellow of ASM International, an international professional society for materials information.

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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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