Archives for April 2015

Help us remember: 150 years of Miner Legacy

The year 2020 will mark Missouri S&T’s sesquicentennial celebration. A special commemorative book is being planned for the occasion, and we need your help. Please share remembrances of your alma mater and you may see your story in the book. All stories will be shared with the University Archives. Email your stories to 150@mst.edu or visit magazine.mst.edu/150memories.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Seeking inventors

Help us find Rolla alumni who have demonstrated ingenuity and innovation through their inventions. Missouri S&T Magazine is compiling a list of alumni who saw a need and created something to meet it. Below is a list of alumni inventors we’ve heard from so far. Don’t see your name listed? Help us out by completing this short online survey found at rol.la/minerinventors.

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Former secretary of state to speak May 14 at S&T

Missouri S&T will present a lecture by Condoleezza Rice, the 66th U.S. secretary of state, in May. She is the 31st presenter in the Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series.

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Faculty awards

Seven faculty were recently recognized. [Read more…]

S&T named a top university for military

Missouri S&T was again chosen by Military Advanced Education (MAE) as a top choice for active-duty military personnel and veterans wanting to pursue a college education.

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What is your favorite place in Rolla?

For some alumni, a campus locale holds a special place in their heart. Others have fond memories of recreation spots or enjoying the great outdoors. We asked about your favorite place in Rolla. Here is what you told us.

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Surviving a zombie apocalypse

Students in Ivan G. Guardiola’s Operations Research course learned to survive a zombie apocalypse while learning the fundamentals of managing global supply chains and large-scale industrial operations.

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Long named SEMS president

Suzanna Long, Hist’84, Phys’84, EMgt’04, PhD EMgt’07, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, was named president-elect of the Society for Engineering and Management Systems (SEMS), a part of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).

SEMS supports IIE members as they advance the state of engineering management practice and research.

Class of 1965 to celebrate golden reunion

Members of the Class of 1965 will reconnect and celebrate their 50th anniversary at the Golden Alumni Reunion May 19–20 at the new Hasselmann Alumni House. Alumni will tour their departments and learn more about what is happening on campus today. The highlight of the event is a grand recognition ceremony, where class members receive their 50-year pins and certificates.

If you are a member of the Class of 1965 and have not received your invitation, or if you are from another class but would prefer to celebrate your Golden Alumni Reunion with the class of 1965, please contact the alumni office at alumni@mst.edu or call 800-JO-MINER (800-566-4637) for more information.

Day named Alumni Fellow

Delbert Day, CerE’58, Curators’ Professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, was named an Alumni Fellow by Pennsylvania State University (Penn State).

A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Day earned master’s and Ph.D. degrees in ceramic technology from Penn State in 1960 and 1961, respectively. Day holds 62 U.S. and foreign patents for ceramic technology, including radioactive microspheres called TheraSpheres, which are used to treat patients with inoperable liver cancer.