A new look for Miner athletics

This fall, Miner athletics fans will begin to see a refreshed visual identity as S&T’s 17 varsity teams transition to an updated set of design elements. They include an updated athletic logo, typography and spirit marks like those pictured above, displayed by student-athletes at a campus reveal.

The new look will be rolled out in stages and will be transitioned to every team over time. The new Gibson Arena, which is set to be completed in August, will feature the new design elements. Gibson Arena is named in honor of Kristie (Capps) Gibson, EMgt’74, and John Gibson, EMgt’74, whose recent $1 million gift to S&T athletics supported major renovations to the arena in the university’s Gale Bullman Building. Read more on page 48.

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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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