Phelps County News

‘A Day ON, Not a Day Off’ for many S&T students Jan. 20

A group of civic-minded students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by taking “A Day ON, Not a Day Off” on Monday, Jan. 20. This year, more than 290 students and staff will volunteer throughout Phelps County.

Missouri S&T and Missouri State cooperative engineering program receives $20,000 from Associated Electric Cooperative for new program in mechanical engineering

A $20,000 gift from Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. (AECI), with continued gifts for three years, will support a new cooperative engineering program in mechanical engineering established in 2019 by Missouri University of Science and Technology and Missouri State University.

U.S. News ranks 15 S&T programs among top online graduate offerings

Students interested in pursuing a master’s degree online have 15 nationally ranked programs to choose from at Missouri University of Science and Technology. U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs rankings, released today, include Missouri S&T’s online MBA program, 13 online graduate programs in engineering and U.S. News’ computer information technology category.

LIGO-Virgo network catches another neutron star collision

• Missouri S&T students and researchers contribute to the endeavor
A new study confirms that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) near Livingston, Louisiana observed a neutron star collision on April 25, 2019. The observation is only the second time researchers detected such an event in gravitational waves.