Out of this world

After days of competition in a barren desert, 36 teams of finalists, more than 500 students from seven countries, slowly made their way to the “Hab,” a deep space habitat at the Mars Desert Research Station, to find out who had won the University Rover Challenge. [Read more…]

S&T in space

All across campus, Missouri S&T professors — and their students — are conducting research that could have implications for future space travel. [Read more…]

Katelyn Brinker advances the future of space exploration

When the European Space Agency (ESA) launches its mission to explore Jupiter’s moons in 2022, the ambitious effort will stay connected to Earth thanks in part to the work of Mars Rover Design Team member Katelyn Brinker. [Read more…]

Following opportunity wherever it may rove

Michael Bouchard’s interest in Mars — and Mars rovers — didn’t end when he left Rolla. [Read more…]

Expanding possibilities

From the desert landscape of Mars to rural villages in Central America, Missouri S&T students are turning possibilities into powerful outcomes. It’s a learning process that unfolds every day at the Student Design and Experiential Learning Center, home of S&T’s 19 student design teams. [Read more…]

Never enough

You would think being crowned world champions would satisfy even the most competitive people, but not the Mars Rover Design Team members. The team was initially invited to the Canadian International Rover Challenge, held in July in Drumheller, Alberta, to help judge the inaugural competition, but decided to enter the competition as well. [Read more…]

Proud advisors

The faculty advisors for the Mars Rover Design Team (MRDT) have seen the team grow from a small but enthusiastic group of students to world champions. [Read more…]

Glass pioneer: S&T grad’s wound care research is now available on the commercial market

Minutes from the Missouri S&T campus, a global center of specialty glass manufacturing sits in a nondescript industrial park just past an Interstate 44 truck stop. [Read more…]

In Rolla, a medical initiative takes root

Dr. Nuran Ercal wishes something like the Ozark Biomedical Initiative (OBI) had existed when she first joined the Missouri S&T faculty in 1993. [Read more…]

The doctor is in

“The medical students from Rolla are different. Every single one seems to be scarily talented and driven.” [Read more…]