Never enough

You would think being crowned world champions would satisfy even the most competitive people, but not the Mars Rover Design Team members. The team was initially invited to the Canadian International Rover Challenge, held in July in Drumheller, Alberta, to help judge the inaugural competition, but decided to enter the competition as well. [Read more…]

Proud advisors

The faculty advisors for the Mars Rover Design Team (MRDT) have seen the team grow from a small but enthusiastic group of students to world champions. [Read more…]

In print

Kathryn Northcut, professor and co-director of Missouri S&T’s technical communication programs, co-edited Scientific Communication: Practices, Theories and Pedagogies, which will be published by Routledge early in 2018.

Golf returns to S&T

This past fall marked the first year since 2003 that Missouri S&T fielded a men’s golf team, and the first year ever for a women’s golf team. [Read more…]

Alumni take leadership roles in association

During its annual Homecoming meeting on Oct. 28, the Miner Alumni Association approved the following new and returning board members:

New members

  • John Stutsman, EE’77, Area 5
  • Kenneth Bandelier, EE’97, Areas 10–18
  • Jennifer Marshall, ME’96, Area 19

[Read more…]

A record year for tech transfer

Missouri S&T set a new record for the most money generated from patent royalties on commercialized inventions and products during the fiscal year that ended June 30, with $540,396 in royalty income — more than double the amount received in 2013. [Read more…]

Alumni honored at commencement

Two Miner alumni were honored with the Award of Professional Distinction during May 2017 commencement ceremonies. The awards recognize graduates for professional achievement. Recipients are:

  • Richard Bausell, ChE’70, of Chesterfield, Mo., retired vice president of URS Corp.’s Pipeline and Power Business Line.
  • Delores James Hinkle, PetE’75, of Houston, retired director of corporate reserves for Marathon Oil.

Make us laugh

What is the funniest incident or story you recollect from your
time in Rolla?

Historian Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, recently posed this question to our readers and on social media. Here are a few of your answers. [Read more…]

S&T completes successful fundraising year

Missouri S&T received $14.7 million in charitable gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T pilots concurrent enrollment program

Students taking courses for an associate’s degree at East Central College can now take classes for their bachelor’s degree at S&T during the same semester. [Read more…]