A look ahead

The Missouri S&T of the future could have a clearly defined “arrival district” off U.S. Highway 63, a learning commons at the center of campus, a modern facility to showcase interdisciplinary research, and a mix of student housing, retail and office buildings along Pine Street. 

Those developments are all part of the latest campus master plan, which was endorsed by the University of Missouri System Board of Curators at its April 11 meeting.

The plan, which is designed to guide Missouri S&T’s physical development over the next 20 to 25 years, is the result of nearly a year of collaboration among Missouri S&T administrators, students, alumni, trustees, faculty and staff in consultation with Rolla community leaders.

Read more about the plan at rol.la/ourmasterplan.

Around the Puck

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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