Beam me up, Rolla

As Leach Theatre drops the curtain on its 25th anniversary season, it is time to reflect on a season well-spent and begin preparations for the next 25 years.

The theater’s silver anniversary kicked off in September 2016 with a sold-out gala performance by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. STOMP and a performance by the Russian National Ballet also sold out. Acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma packed the house for the Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series.

So how can the theater top that this coming season? Easy. … At 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, William Shatner, cultural icon and Star Trek titan, will perform a solo act. Tickets go on sale Sept. 1.

“We think he is the perfect person to cap off our anniversary celebrations with one last hurrah — or laser blast, in this case,” says Emily Brickler, managing director of Leach Theatre.

For more information about the Shatner performance or the 2017–18 season, visit leachtheatre.mst.edu.

Around the Puck

Google electromagnetic interference

A decade from now, your smartphone won’t look anything like it does today — at least on the inside.

[Read More...]

Lecture series brings chemistry grads full circle

James O. Stoffer wanted to give Missouri S&T students a chance to learn from eminent scholars and innovators in polymer chemistry and related areas. So last fall the Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry established a lecture series to showcase his former students and inspire current ones.

[Read More...]

Fueling space flight

It started with a boyhood dream of becoming an astronaut fueled from watching the 1995 Hollywood portrayal of the ill‑fated Apollo 13 lunar mission.

[Read More...]

Record gift for EWB

From clean drinking water to flood control, Missouri S&T students participating in Engineers Without Borders (EWB) are changing lives in Central and South America.

[Read More...]

Million-dollar gift supports scholarships

Steve Wunning, ME’73, has established a $1 million scholarship endowment at Missouri S&T: the Steven H. and Lyneve C. Wunning Scholarship Fund.

[Read More...]

Speak Your Mind

*