Sports: by the numbers

148 — S&T student-athletes who earned all-academic awards from the Great Lakes Valley Conference, Great Lakes Football Conference or New South Intercollegiate Swimming Conference during the 2011-12 academic year.

64 — All-conference athletes during the 2011-12 athletic season.

17 — GLVC Council of Presidents Academic Excellence Award winners.

13 — Academic all-district athletes during the 2011-12 academic year.

12 — Sacrifice flies hit by baseball player Andy Hall – more than any other NCAA Division II player in 2012.

9 — Individual athletes winning conference championships during the 2011-12 season.

6 — Athletes who earned Capital One Academic All-America honors during the 2011-12 academic year, tying the highest one-year total in school history.

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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