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Mars Rover to debut March 8

Posted by on March 2, 2020

The Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team will reveal Icarus, this year’s student-built rover, at a ceremony at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in the Havener Center Atrium.

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Space Week activities start today

Posted by on November 18, 2019

Dr. Marco Cavaglià, professor of physics, will review his research into gravitational waves and their importance at 5 p.m. today (Monday, Nov. 18) in Room 103 Engineering Management Building. This is the first of several events planned for Space Week 2019. The schedule includes:

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S&T Mars Rover finishes in top five

Posted by on June 4, 2019

For the third consecutive year, the Mars Rover Design Team at Missouri S&T was among
the top five finishers
in the annual University Rover Challenge.

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Bring your kids to chemistry celebration

Posted by on October 25, 2018

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The South Central Missouri local section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will host an event at S&T to celebrate National Chemistry Week. The public is invited to the event 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in Schrenk Hall. Attendees can participate in hands-on experiments from 1 to 3 p.m., which are designed for students in grades 4-8.

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In the news: Explosive engineering research, Las Vegas mobster, Lie-detecting kiosk, Mars Rover team, moon ice, Mazoon College visit, next-gen batteries

Posted by on August 7, 2018

  • Mining Magazine published the article, “Missouri S&T Team Takes on Explosive Engineering Research” on July 30 about research led by Dr. Kyle Perry, assistant professor of mining and nuclear engineering. In the study, Perry’s team will pair explosives with common mining materials, with the ultimate goal of improving mine safety.
  • Dr. Larry Gragg, professor emeritus of history, was interviewed by reporter Tom Hawley on channel KSNV in Las Vegas. In the news segment, which aired Aug. 1, Gragg discussed how mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel shaped Las Vegas.
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    S&T team places second in University Rover Challenge

    Posted by on June 4, 2018

    Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team, winners 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 Czestochowa University of Technology. Missouri S&T had the top score among the 12 U.S. teams in the competition.

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    Mars Rover Design Team to reveal 2018 rover

    Posted by on March 8, 2018

    The defending world champion Mars Rover Design Team will reveal its 2018 rover, named Atlas, for the first time to the public noon-1:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, in the Havener Center.

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    Curators approve ACML, changes to UM System policies

    Posted by on December 11, 2017

    The University of Missouri System Board of Curators voted on several items that will affect Missouri S&T during the board’s meetings Dec. 7-8 in St. Louis. Here are some highlights from the meetings:

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    In the news: EMSE, Explosives Camp, iGem and Maker Faire

    Posted by on July 5, 2017

    • Stephen Corns, associate chair of graduate studies, is featured in an Engineering.com article about Missouri S&T’s master’s degree in engineering management. The article, “Take the Lead Where Engineering and Business Intersect,” was published June 23. Embedded with the story is a video produced by the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) about Missouri S&T’s engineering management and systems engineering department. The video features several faculty and a student, including Corns; Dr. Suzanna Long, department chair; Lizzette Perez-Lespier, a recent PhD graduate; Dr. Elizabeth Cudney, associate professor; Dr. Stephen Raper, associate professor; and Dr. Joan Schuman, assistant teaching professor.
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    World champs: Student team wins Mars rover competition

    Posted by on June 6, 2017

    The Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team has won the 2017 University Rover Challenge, an international design competition where teams showcase potential next-generation Mars rovers.The team finished first among 35 collegiate teams at the University Rover Challenge (URC), held June 1-3 at the Mars Desert Research Station in Hanksville, Utah. Read more.

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