Ted Waldbart: A HERO for Haitians

Ted Waldbart’s background isn’t in nonprofits. It’s in solving problems and managing projects for large American corporations like Coca Cola and Phillips Petroleum.

[Read more…]

Despite economy, S&T grads still in demand

The nation’s economic downturn doesn’t seem to have affected the need for Missouri S&T graduates. This spring, nearly 400 recruiters from more than 150 employers registered to attend S&T’s Career Fair, held Feb. 17.

[Read more…]

S&T team to compete in satellite contest

A team of 43 S&T students recently received $110,000 from the Air Force Research Laboratory to build and develop two microsatellites that will compete in the AFRL’s Nanosat 6 competition.

[Read more…]

Studying rural WW II anti-Semitism

The survival of Jews in France during World War II is related to the aid of rural residents, says Shannon Fogg, assistant professor of history and political science. With a grant from the University of Missouri Research Board, Fogg is spending the summer in London studying “Rural Anti-Semitism in Britain and France During World War II.”

[Read more…]

Flipping the switch on toxic television

When the switch to all-digital broadcast signals is complete, thousands of old analog televisions in the United States will become obsolete. Oscar Hernandez, CE’08, wants to make sure they don’t end up in landfills, where their components can become toxic when exposed to the elements.

[Read more…]

St. Pat’s royalty

Former U.S. Sen. Jean Carnahan was named Honorary St. Patrick for the 101st St. Pat’s celebration at Missouri S&T. Carnahan, former First Lady of Missouri and a Rolla native, is a published author who resides in St. Louis.

[Read more…]

Space trash and women of the West

Twelve S&T students visited the Missouri Capitol on April 21 to present their research projects to legislators for Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. The annual event allows students from all four UM System campuses to showcase their research.

[Read more…]

S&T wins res-life awards

Three Missouri S&T students were honored at the annual meeting of the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH) in February.

[Read more…]

Briefly

Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, chair of chemical and biological engineering, received the Mesopotamia Award for Engineering from the Iraqi Cultural Office – USA for his achievements in engineering.

[Read more…]

IDE program closes

Missouri S&T discontinued its interdisciplinary engineering department at the end of the spring semester after the department failed to meet enrollment projections. All students in the program who completed prerequisite courses will be allowed to complete their degree.

[Read more…]