Author: Lindsay Stanford

Celebrating 150 years

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Please join us as we honor the university’s past, celebrate its present and envision its future, from October 2020 to November 2021.

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Leading into the future

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Mohammad Dehghani: S&T’s ninth chancellor Mohammad Dehghani was perplexed. A project engineer at California’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), he was assigned to work on a fusion reactor. One of the tasks of that complex project involved insulating a large stainless-steel chamber from the “thousands and thousands of volts of electricity” that would flow through […]

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Learning by leading

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Missouri S&T students leave the university with more than a degree. They gain invaluable experience in leadership by bringing people together to solve issues on campus. Here’s a look at what some organization presidents tell us they learned about leadership at S&T.

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“Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years”

Posted by on December 5, 2019

In the 1870s, Rolla seemed an unlikely location for a new college. There were only about 1,400 residents in a community with more saloons than houses of worship. There were no paved streets, sewers or water mains. To visitors, there seemed to be as many dogs, hogs, horses, ducks and geese as humans walking the dusty streets.

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To the editor

Posted by on December 5, 2019

As usual, I enjoyed reading the Spring magazine, particularly the article on Dr. Stephen Roberts’ CASB programs designed to “prepare students for sustainable careers in a rapidly changing world.”

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Q&A: Did you have a campus job?

Posted by on December 5, 2019

As part of his research for the S&T 150th anniversary history book, Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked if you had a job on campus, where you worked and what you learned from the experience. Here are a few of your answers:

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Bringing clean water to South America

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Assessing water quality, surveying mountaintop locations and building systems to catch rainwater — that’s how members of S&T’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent their summer break.

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Geothermal goals exceeded

Posted by on December 5, 2019

After five years of operation, Missouri S&T’s geothermal energy system continues to outperform expectations. S&T facilities operations staff originally predicted the geothermal system would reduce campus water usage by over 10% — roughly 10 million gallons per year. The system, which went online in May 2014, cut actual water usage by 18 million to 20 […]

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Nancy Matteoni: underground engineer

Posted by on December 5, 2019

If you have traveled through St. Louis in the past few years, chances are you have driven on or over a construction project that Nancy Matteoni, CE’90, has built.

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