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.”

Sunshine (and wind and geothermal) in Silicon Valley

At Missouri S&T, Jay Modi, MBA’10, combined his interest in business and enterprise resource planning to become one of the university’s first MBA graduates. [Read more…]

A legacy in mining

For the Rychtarczyks, engineering is a family affair spanning centuries and oceans. [Read more…]

Nanodiamonds are this researcher’s best friend

Recent chemistry graduate Cholaphan Deeleepojananan, Chem’18, studies microscopic bling known as nanodiamonds — carbon-based particles that are about 5-billionths of a meter — because she says their potential future applications are unlimited. [Read more…]

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. [Read more…]