missouri s&t http://kbia.org en Montana State VP named new Missouri S&T provost http://kbia.org/post/montana-state-vp-named-new-missouri-st-provost <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri&nbsp;University of Science and Technology has tapped a Montana State University vice president as its chief academic officer.</span></p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 21:35:32 +0000 Associated Press 52358 at http://kbia.org Montana State VP named new Missouri S&T provost MU students present research at Capitol for Undergraduate Research Day http://kbia.org/post/mu-students-present-research-capitol-undergraduate-research-day <p>Students from the four universities in the UM System presented their research to legislators and spectators earlier Tuesday at the State Capitol as part of Undergraduate Research Day. The symposium featured posters of 46 students from MU, UMSL, UMKC, and Missouri S&amp;T. Of the students presenting, 20 were MU sophomores, juniors or seniors.</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:28:53 +0000 Phil Bergman 49082 at http://kbia.org MU students present research at Capitol for Undergraduate Research Day How well are Missouri colleges preparing future teachers? http://kbia.org/post/how-well-are-missouri-colleges-preparing-future-teachers <p></p><p>Each year, around 200,000 college graduates earn teaching degrees in the U.S. But the National Council on Teacher Quality <a href="http://www.nctq.org/dmsStage/Teacher_Prep_Review_2013_Report">released a report Tuesday</a> explaining that colleges and universities are not doing enough to properly train future teachers. NCTQ is a Washington-based group that believes in fundamental education reforms. Of the 34 Missouri institutions included in its study, none received the highest score of four stars. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:03:18 +0000 Teddy Nykiel 35745 at http://kbia.org How well are Missouri colleges preparing future teachers? UM announces new funding structure, focused on cross-campus collaboration http://kbia.org/post/um-announces-new-funding-structure-focused-cross-campus-collaboration <p>It’s been dubbed the Interdisciplinary Intercampus Research Program and it has a starting fund of a million dollars. The new program’s goal is to promote research that has high potential for external funding and commercialization.</p><p>Mike Nichols is the UM system’s vice president for research and economic development. He says a successful collaboration by scientists at UMKC and engineers at Missouri S&amp;T inspired the funding’s creation. The team developed a bioactive glass material that helps heal open wounds<strong>. </strong></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:48:11 +0000 Harum Helmy 27243 at http://kbia.org UM announces new funding structure, focused on cross-campus collaboration MU, Missouri S&T partner to research small modular nuclear reactors http://kbia.org/post/mu-missouri-st-partner-research-small-modular-nuclear-reactors <p>The University of Missouri and Missouri S&amp;T entered a partnership with Westinghouse Electric Company to determine safety guidelines for small modular nuclear reactors.</p><p>This research supports a proposal from Westinghouse and Ameren Missouri that seeks $452 million in Department of Energy grants to build a small nuclear reactor near Fulton. The reactor could bring 400 jobs to mid-Missouri and would power 45,000 homes. Missouri has the potential to become a hub of small reactor manufacturing and distribution.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:17:44 +0000 Katarina Sostaric 23404 at http://kbia.org MU, Missouri S&T partner to research small modular nuclear reactors Missouri S&T supports same-sex benefits http://kbia.org/post/missouri-st-supports-same-sex-benefits <p>The Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla approved a resolution last week supporting employee benefits for same-sex partners.</p><p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:50:21 +0000 Jiselle Macalaguin 13296 at http://kbia.org Missouri S&T supports same-sex benefits Cheryl B. Schrader is new Missouri S&T Chancellor http://kbia.org/post/cheryl-b-schrader-new-missouri-st-chancellor <p>The University of Missouri system has announced its new Chancellor of the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:37:33 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 7307 at http://kbia.org Cheryl B. Schrader is new Missouri S&T Chancellor