In print

Kathleen Drowne, associate professor of English and technical communication, is the author of Understanding Richard Russo. Published in July by the University of South Carolina Press, the book explores themes and writing techniques contemporary American novelist Richard Russo uses in his works.

Matt O’Keefe, MetE’85, professor of materials science and engineering; Bill Fahrenholtz, Curators’ Professor of materials science and engineering; and James O. Stoffer, professor emeritus of chemistry, co-authored a chapter in the book Rare Earth-Based Corrosion Inhibitors with Eric Morris, PhD Chem’00. The book was published in August by Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering.

Trent Watts, associate professor of English and technical communication, co-authored a book titled Ed King’s Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer, published in October by University Press of Mississippi. The book documents the 1964 summer Ed King, a white Methodist minister, spent with Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights workers attempting to get black Mississippians registered to vote.

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By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2018

8,607 Students enrolled for the fall semester at Missouri S&T. Classes started Aug. 20. 91 Percentage of first-year freshmen who receive scholarships and financial aid.

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Making tornado alley safer

Growing up in northeast China, Guirong “Grace” Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of […]

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Living laboratory houses lead battery research

This past November, Missouri S&T installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to S&T’s solar-powered homes.

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Partners for progress

An expansion of the partnership between Missouri S&T and Missouri State University will allow students to pursue a mechanical engineering degree on the Missouri State campus with courses taught by faculty from both institutions. Students began applying this fall. The program will begin in fall 2019.

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Chancellor search is underway

This past August, University of Missouri President Mun Choi announced the formation of a 23-member committee to lead a nationwide search for a chancellor at Missouri S&T.

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