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Mission:

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) is to provide accurate and timely analysis and information to enhance institutional effectiveness, policy formulation, and decision making. 

Vision:

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment vision is to provide strategic information by applying and advancing the knowledge, methods, and standards of institutional research and assessment to solve significant educational issues facing Missouri S&T.

 

Core Values:

The OIRA strives to achieve its mission and vision in the context of University-wide strategic themes. We place high value on: 

  • Providing services characterized by personal and professional integrity.
  • Producing high quality work products.
  • Creating a nurturing environment responsive to individual professional growth and development.
  • Maintaining a spirit of openness, collegiality, and teamwork in all our work.
  • Discovery of ideas, creativity, and innovation
  • Diversity of opinions, backgrounds, life styles and experiences.
  • Making Missouri S&T a better and enjoyable work place.
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DESERT EXPLORER

Michael Bouchard studies bizarre dome-like structures in Egypt's Afar Desert.

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CHAMPIONING STEM FOR MINORITIES

Emily Hernandez wants to see more diversity in the engineering fields, and is doing her part to help.

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SELFLESS ACTIONS, GLOBAL IMPACT

Melissa Elder’s travels to her mother’s homeland of Honduras have shaped her career path and research focus.

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D-DAY RE-EXAMINED

John McManus' latest book looks at the Big Red One at Omaha Beach.

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LIFE ON MARS

Melanie Mormile studies bacteria here on Earth that could survive on Mars.

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SPELUNKING FOR A CAUSE

Michael Bradford helps protect bats and cave formations in Missouri.

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PERFECT FIT

Hannah Frye is doing research that could lead to a treatment for diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.

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DANCING WITH CODE

Marquia Lewis studies computer science and is a member of the Gold Miners dance squad.

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PEOPLE PERSON

Cagatay "Ty" Atmaca has accomplished a lot since being sent to learn English in America by the Turkish Petroleum Corp. four years ago.

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PRINTING THE FUTURE

Jonathan Bopp used his 3D printer to create parts for the Mars Rover’s robotic arm.

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A PHILOSOPHY OF ADVOCACY

Kate Burns is proof that students in every major can find success.

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PHYTOFORENSICS

Joel Burken's research team use trees to detect soil and groundwater contamination.

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SAYING GOOD RIDDANCE TO SOGGY BUNS

Tyler Richards has designed a cap that keeps separated liquid from escaping ketchup bottles.

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'DOWN-TO-EARTH' SCHOLAR

Krista Rybacki studies soil samples from an area near a lead recycling smelter.

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MINERS ABROAD

Delancey Rougely studied the effects of war in France and blogged about it.

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