Kamron James Embrey was the first baby born at Phelps Health in Rolla in 2020, arriving at 5:39 a.m. Thursday, January 2 weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
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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.
• 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.
On January 8, the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced that the Rolla Airport Industrial and Technology Park, located in Vichy, is now a Missouri Certified Site (MCS), meaning it is shovel-ready for companies looking to establish business.
The new year brings a new associate dean for academic affairs to the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology. After five years, Dr. John Myers, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, is stepping away from the post. Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics, will become interim associate dean.