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Mechanical engineering sophomore Adolf Frederic watches on as Burton makes small cuts for a suspension piece, March 21.

MSU Formula racing team sets sights on national competition

Cecil Witherspoon, Editor-In Chief March 31, 2023

Sparks flew as mechanical engineering and computer science senior Sharome Burton cut and shaped a piece of metal in the Sikes Lake Center garage. Soon, the small piece disappeared into the body of a racecar...

Mechanical engineering senior and head of suspension Trevor Snyder works with a blowtorch, Feb. 1.

Formula SAE starts engines for upcoming competition

Colin Stevenson, Photography Editor February 25, 2022

Through planning, cooperation and testing, MSU’s Formula SAE team will build a racecar that will compete against other colleges. The organization, formed this academic year, has high hopes and aspirations...

EURECAs office sits in the Atrium at Clark Student Center

Saying EURECA! for undergraduate research

Emily Beaman, News Editor September 15, 2021

A total of 16 Enhancing Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities scholars and mentors were chosen to receive funding for their research this year. They include research from the Dillard College...

A day in the life of Mamgoree Sock

A day in the life of Mamgoree Sock

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter, Photographer February 6, 2019

Gambian born, MamGoree Sock is a mechanical engineering senior and computational science and math minor. With only one semester left Sock is balancing one of his busiest schedule yet. "I use my weekends...

Last college to be named after long time donors

Jeri Moore, Reporter August 31, 2018

The last of the six colleges on campus has officially received a name, McCoy College of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, is named after long-time donors of 31 years, James and Vicki McCoy. “The...

Michael Olaya

Downtown bond aims to help local business

Tyler Manning, Editor March 28, 2018

Aimed to help reshape Wichita Falls, there are seven proposed bond projects up for election on May 5 which include construction on various streets and sidewalks downtown, renovations to the Multipurpose...

The Board of Regents gather together in a meeting with other guests to discuss campus information in the Hardin building at Midwestern State University on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo by Harlie David

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

Tyler Manning February 9, 2018

At this week's Board of Regents meeting, the Board members raised tuition and fees, approved the naming of the McCoy College of Science, Mathematics and Engineering, authorized the purchase of $1.2...

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From student engineer to superhero

Tyler Manning, Reporter September 26, 2017

To stress the importance of drive and technology in social media, mechanical engineering and physics senior Michael Olaya conducted the session "How Flying Robots Will Give You Superpowers" as part of...

University President Jesse Rogers welcomes and introduces people at the beginning of the reception recognizing the founding of the Robert L. Bolin Graduate School of Petroleum Geology, Wednesday, March 11. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Reception marks founding of petroleum geology graduate program

Ethan Metcalf March 11, 2015

At a reception in front of a crowd made up of donors, administrators, board members, faculty and even ex-Regents, University President Jesse Rogers introduced the formation of the Robert L. Bolin...

Student researchers recognized at forum

Eddie Miller November 22, 2014

At the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum Nov. 21, the following students received recognition. The best oral presentation recognition went to Tylor Thomas, Clarke O'Conner, Johnny...

Fishing with Bill

Ethan Metcalf November 10, 2014

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Sheldon Wang, professor and chair of the McCoy School of Engineering, and Richard P. Simpson, an assistant professor in computer science, judge Dayde Whitworth’s robot for the TCEA Area 9 Robotics Competition at the Dillard College of Business on Jan. 25.

McCoy hosts robotics competition for area students

Ethan Metcalf February 16, 2014

The McCoy School of Engineering hosted the Texas Computer Education Association's Area 9 Robotics Competition on Jan. 25. More than 200 students from Jacksboro, Vernon, Burkburnett and Crowell ISDs...

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