Sports shorts

The Miners took the field for the 1,000th time during Homecoming in October. For a look at 100 highlights from Miner football history, go to sports.mst.edu.


Missouri S&T was named the GLVC’s recipient of the NCAA Division II Community Engagement Award of Excellence for the 2010-11 season. The Miner athletic program was cited for its Military Appreciation Day activities during an October 2010 football game against Urbana University. One institution from every Division II conference and one conference as a whole were recognized by the NCAA for work to build bridges in their communities. Each institution that won an award received $500 from the NCAA. Brett Vessell, BSci’11, who earned All-America honors last spring at the NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships as a member of S&T’s 4×100-meter relay team, has been named as a recipient of an NCAA post-graduate scholarship for the 2010-11 academic year.
S&T’s swimming and volleyball teams were honored by their respective national governing bodies for their work in the classroom. The swimmers were the second-highest ranked team among Division II institutions on the College Swimming Coaches Association of America’s team, while the volleyball squad was among 57 schools in Division II to record a team grade point average of 3.30. or better.

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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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