Archives for July 2018

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. [Read more…]

Can AI  be trusted?

The reliability of self-driving cars and other forms of artificial intelligence is one of several factors that affect humans’ trust in AI, machine learning and other technological advances. [Read more…]

‘Cloak of invisibility’ sneaks drugs into cancer cells

Doxorubicin, or DOX, is one of the most effective and widely used drugs in chemotherapy, but its current delivery mode presents challenges like drug resistance by cancer cells, lack of selective delivery to the right cells and adverse side effects. [Read more…]

Congratulations graduates

During May commencement ceremonies, the man who helped determine the site for the Apollo 11 moon landing told graduates that an S&T education is second to none. [Read more…]

New cybersecurity minor, certificates

Data breaches at big-name businesses have become headline news in recent years. To help build the growing field of cybersecurity — a field with a shortage of experts — S&T now offers a minor in cybersecurity and information assurance for bachelor’s students in business and management systems and information science and technology. [Read more…]

S&T digs into fitness center expansion

Work is underway on a 10,200-square-foot expansion of S&T’s fitness center in the Gale Bullman Building. [Read more…]

Barbara Hale retires

After 46 years of teaching and research, physics professor Barbara Hale has retired. [Read more…]

Harnessing frictional energy

Imagine that every time you tapped out a message on your smartphone it would create electric power instead of sapping your phone’s battery. That scenario could one day be a reality, according to Vadym Mochalin, associate professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T. His research on MXenes was published in the February 2018 issue of the journal Nano Energy. [Read more…]

Easier than ever with e-receipts

Missouri S&T and the Miner Alumni Association began providing electronic gift receipts on July 1 — giving you the advantage of immediate, paperless e-receipts to acknowledge your generosity. [Read more…]

In Print

My dear Miss Ransom: Letters between Caroline Ransom Williams and James Henry Breasted, 1898–1935 by Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, was published in March by Archaeopress Publishing Ltd.

Songs of Brotherhood in Sons of Anarchy, published by McFarland Press in March, contains a chapter by Jossalyn Larson, assistant teaching professor of English and technical communication, titled “Motorcycle Monasticism: Masculine Religiosity in MC Culture.”