Phelps County News

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.

State announces Rolla Airport Industrial and Technology Park as Missouri Certified Site

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.