S&T receives $1 million grant to attract, retain and advance women faculty in STEM programs

Posted by on August 2, 2022

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to Missouri S&T to support the university’s efforts to attract, retain and advance more women faculty into the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Sheppard publishes book exploring archaeologists’ and Egyptologists’ social networks

Posted by on August 2, 2022

A new book by Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history, discusses a different type of social network – a physical network of archaeologists, Egyptologists, tourists and other travelers who were drawn to Egypt in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Missouri S&T reaches new highs for royalty income

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Royalties from patents on commercialized inventions and products bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars in income every year for Missouri S&T. During the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2022, Missouri S&T took in a record $996,235 in royalty income, an increase of 38% over the previous year.

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Marley named fellow of ASEE

Posted by on August 2, 2022

In June, Dr. Robert Marley, the Robert B. Koplar Professor of engineering management, was named fellow of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).

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Fahrenholtz speaks at ceramics conference

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Bill Fahrenholtz, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of ceramic engineering and director of the Materials Research Center, was a plenary speaker at the “Ceramics in Europe” conference held July 10-14 in Krakow, Poland.

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Hilmas elected to World Academy of Ceramics

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Greg Hilmas, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of ceramic engineering, was elected and inducted as an Academician into the World Academy of Ceramics. The Academician distinction is to “reward and honor individuals who have made an international renown significant contribution to the advancement of ceramics culture, science and technology.”

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Cundiff earns award for teaching that addresses social issues

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Jessica Cundiff, associate professor of psychological science, received the Action Teaching Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues for her work on the Workshop Activity for Gender Equity Simulation (WAGES-Classroom).

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Pickerill on track to lead national association

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Heath Pickerill, assistant teaching professor in civil, architectural and environmental engineering and director of Missouri’s Local Technical Assistant Program (LTAP), was elected to the president’s track of the National Local Technical Assistance Program Association (NLTAPA) at the group’s annual conference held recently in Seattle.

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Betz earns recertification as financial aid administrator

Posted by on August 2, 2022

In 2019, Bridgette Betz, director of student financial assistance at Missouri S&T, earned the FAAC designation through the Certified Financial Aid Administrator Program by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. She was one of the first 75 financial aid administrators in the United States to earn this designation.

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In the news

Posted by on August 2, 2022

Dr. Mehrzad Boroujerdi, dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education, discussed the political relationship of the World Cup match between Iran and the U.S. in Haartez’s story “Political Football: U.S. and Iran Prepare for Historic World Cup Match.”

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