S&T teacher prep is among nation’s best

Missouri S&T’s teacher certification program is one of the best in the nation and in Missouri, according to a national report released in June by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTɊ).

The NCTɊ report ranked Missouri S&T’s teacher prep program in chemistry at No. 87 nationally out of more than 400 secondary education programs. The report also ranked Missouri S&T second among Missouri universities for secondary education programs.

The 2014 NCTɊ Teacher Prep Rankings, published by U.S. News & World Report, “outline which bachelor’s and master’s education programs are building the best teachers,” U.S. News says.

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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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