About the Missouri S&T Magazine

The Miner Alumni Association publishes Missouri S&T Magazine to communicate and reflect the past, current and future interests of the alumni of the Missouri School of Mines, the University of Missouri-Rolla and the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Missouri S&T Magazine is written, edited and designed by the staff of the Missouri S&T Communications Department and the Miner Alumni Association.

Send letters to:
Darlene Ramsey
Miner Alumni Association
1200 N. Pine
Rolla, MO 65409-0650
Phone: 573-341-4145
Fax: 573-341-4706
Email: alumni@mst.edu

News and Features Contact:
Phone: 573-341-4328
Fax: 573-341-6157
Email: news@mst.edu

Editors

  • (Design & Production) Megan Kean-O’Brien, ’12
  • (Alumni) Darlene Ramsey, MetE’84
  • (News & Features) Mary Helen Stoltz, ’95

Associate Design & Production Editors

  • Brandan Deason
  • Jake Otto

Associate News Editors

  • Andrew Careaga
  • Linda Fulps
  • John Kean
  • Mindy Limback
  • Luke Rinne

Associate Alumni Editors

  • Linda Fulps
  • Katy Layman
  • Nancy Zamazanuk

Current and Former Contributing Writers

  • Andrew Careaga
  • Melissa Dereberry
  • Amy Edwards
  • Lance Feyh
  • Laura Ginsberg
  • Elizabeth Hogancamp, ’07
  • Megan Kean-O’Brien, ’12
  • Michele Martin

Photographers

  • Ian Nance
  • Bob Phelan
  • B.A. Rupert (staff)
  • Terry Barner (staff)

Around the Puck

Generous partners complete ACML fundraising

Thanks to an investment from the University of Missouri System, major gifts from industry partners and alumni support, S&T will break ground on the Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML) on Oct. 12, during Homecoming weekend.

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Alumni help with sesquicentennial planning

Seven alumni, including three Miner Alumni Association board members, have been named to Missouri S&T’s sesquicentennial advisory committee. The group is made up of graduates, students, faculty, staff and community members who are involved in planning the university’s upcoming 150th anniversary celebration.

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Using big data to reduce childbirth risks

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, complications during pregnancy or childbirth affect more than 50,000 women annually, and about 700 of them die every year. Steve Corns, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, is working with researchers from Phelps County Regional Medical Center through the Ozarks Biomedical Initiative to reduce […]

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Bogan solves Benton mural mystery

Missouri State Capitol muralist Thomas Hart Benton wrote in his memoir about being called into then-Gov. Guy Park’s office and told that a prominent St. Louis politician objected to Benton’s portrayal of black people, especially depictions of slavery.

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Breaking bias

According to Jessica Cundiff, assistant professor of psychological science at S&T, women who consider careers in the physical sciences, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are deterred by stereotypes that impose barriers on the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in STEM.

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