Record 31 athletes earn GLVC honors

Thirty-one Missouri S&T student-athletes recorded a 4.0 grade point average during the 2017–18 academic year — the highest number recorded in a single year in S&T history. [Read more…]

S&T team places second in University Rover Challenge, best among U.S. teams

Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team, winner of the 2017 University Rover Challenge (URC), finished second among a field of 36 collegiate teams in this year’s competition, which was won by Poland’s Czestochowa University of Technology. S&T had the top score among the 12 U.S. teams in the competition. [Read more…]

S&T collaborates with MU, UMKC on drone research

Missouri S&T’s expertise in electrical and computer engineering will play a role in a new $7.2 million grant and a $7.7 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research to reduce national security threats from drones. The project is led by the University of Missouri-Kansas City and includes researchers from the University of Missouri-Columbia. [Read more…]

Studying the human side of medicine

Recent studies suggest that the more medical students were exposed to courses in the humanities, the more likely they were to possess empathy, wisdom and emotional intelligence. Because scientists and humanists often learn and work differently, the field of biomedical humanities examines the human side of healthcare through disciplines like literature, history and philosophy. [Read more…]

EWB works in Guatemala and Bolivia

In December, members of S&T’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) completed a decade-long effort to provide clean drinking water to the people of Nahualate, Guatemala. [Read more…]

A new department for teaching

This past fall, the popularity of Missouri S&T’s STEM-focused teacher education program led to the establishment of an official academic department, called teacher education and certification. [Read more…]

Claire Brewer: tuned in to healthcare

Claire Brewer, BSci’17, knew she wanted to become a doctor when she entered Missouri S&T. [Read more…]

The power of influence

This past December, in addition to the traditional alumni commencement speaker, four graduating seniors addressed their fellow graduates. [Read more…]

Assignment: Design a new animal shelter

Students in the architectural engineering design course spent the fall semester creating 15 potential designs for a new animal shelter in Rolla and presented six of them to the Rolla City Council in December. Two of the finalists are pictured above. [Read more…]

“Alex’s Pizza, of course!”

We asked about your favorite place to eat, and boy did you respond. It was such an overwhelming response that Larry Gragg, author of Missouri S&T’s sesquicentennial history book, was inspired to write about it.
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