Ameren, Hyperion partner with S&T to improve energy technology

Energy giant Ameren Corp. and Hyperion Inc., a developing technology company in Ontario, Canada, are working with researchers at Missouri S&T to use fiber optics to monitor high-voltage power lines and equipment. The research could lead to decreased down times for consumers and cost savings for utilities. [Read more…]

S&T concludes second-largest fundraising year

Donors gave $22.6 million in charitable gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30, making this the second-largest fundraising year in university history. [Read more…]

STAT hosts barbecue

Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) hosted a free barbecue for students during the group’s first meeting of the year. On Aug. 29, 73 students and 12 alumni ate grilled hot dogs while networking and learning more about the student section of the Miner Alumni Association.

In-kind seismic data gift is largest in S&T history

Missouri S&T has received the largest gift in its history: an in-kind donation of proprietary seismic data valued at $6.5 million from Calico Jack Holdings LLC and Zion Energy LLC, both Houston-based oil and gas exploration companies. [Read more…]

50 years of teaching excellence

In 1968, Yale University announced it would admit women for the first time, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were assassinated, and young people were grooving to The Rascals’ hit “People Got to be Free.”

On Sept. 1 of that same year, Gerald Cohen and Gary Long joined the S&T faculty. [Read more…]

Pouring the cornerstone on a better future

The donors who paved the way to a $6.5 million lab expansion in Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall gathered in October to pour the cornerstone on the Clayco Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory. [Read more…]

How many blasts can a mine seal take?

Kyle Perry is building a cannon to blast things like concrete blocks, hard hats and roof bolts at concrete seals in coal mine tunnels, all to test how well those seals withstand high-speed projectiles. [Read more…]

Save the date: 111th Best Ever

All alumni, friends and guests are invited to attend the 111th St. Pat’s pre-parade party on Saturday, March 16, at Hasselmann Alumni House, 1100 N. Pine St. in Rolla. A complimentary breakfast will be served before the parade along with a cash bar serving beer, bloody marys and mimosas. Make plans to travel to Rolla for St. Pat’s or attend one of the section events in your area. Help make the 111th St. Pat’s the Best Ever!

S&T moves to ‘highly selective’ admissions status

In June, the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education approved Missouri S&T’s request to be designated as “highly selective” in admission criteria. This makes S&T one of only two public universities in the state with this designation. Truman State University is the other. [Read more…]

Nidec gives EE lab a $100K boost

A $100,000 gift from St. Louis-based Nidec Motor Corp. will fund the relocation and expansion of the undergraduate power laboratory in Emerson Hall, which houses the electrical and computer engineering department. The gift will also support lab equipment upgrades. [Read more…]