Archives for September 2011

St. Pat’s: No. 104-119

Our St. Pat’s story was born of mischief and rebellion, but it has evolved into something that gives the campus its “best-ever” tradition.
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Rolla: No. 120-140

Rivers, forested hills and bubbling springs full of trout are all part of the natural appeal of the Ozarks.
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Mike Eckert: Going fast and going green

Mike Eckert grew up racing go-karts and watching Formula 1 cars on television.

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Flopping for funds: Student makes a splash in scholarship competition

This was one test Matt Spreng didn’t want to flop.
And he didn’t. He aced it.

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EcoCAR lives up to its name

The SUV re-engineered by a group of Missouri S&T students may not have won the top honor at the EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge Competition Finals, but it did live up to its name. The S&T entry was judged as one of the event’s most eco-friendly vehicles.

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New building approved for chemical, biological engineering

One of recently retired Chancellor John F. Carney III’s parting wishes was to gain approval and funding for a new chemical and biological engineering building. That wish was granted June 17 when the University of Missouri Board of Curators approved financing for a portion of the project.

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Cool recognition for environmental sustainability

The National Wildlife Federation thinks Missouri S&T’s environmental efforts are pretty cool. So cool, in fact, that the federation picked S&T as one of five universities in the nation to receive its “Chill Out” award for “implementing creative approaches to on-campus sustainability.”

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Academy inductions

This year 34 Missouri S&T alumni and former faculty were inducted into Missouri S&T academies. Academy membership recognizes a career of distinction and invites members to share their wisdom, influence and resources with faculty and students.

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Engineering links science and technology, Petroski says

In his May 2011 Commencement speech, civil engineer, historian and author Henry Petroski told S&T graduates that engineering is the essential link between science and technology.

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S&T awards professional degrees

Eight Missouri S&T alumni received honorary professional degrees during Spring Commencement. The degrees recognize these graduates for professional achievement:

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