Elgin’s book reflects on Vietnam experiences

Far from his usual books on surveying, Dick Elgin’s latest work, Shoulda Played the Flute, is a memoir of his time in Army aviation, including a year flying helicopter combat missions in Vietnam. [Read more…]

Suzanna Long is S&T’s 2016 Woman of the Year

Suzanna Long, Hist’84, Phys’84, MS EMgt’04, PhD EMgt’07, was named Missouri S&T’s 2016 Woman of the Year in April during a ceremony held on campus. [Read more…]

Golden Alumni Reunion

On May 17–18, the Miner Alumni Association and Missouri S&T welcomed back 54 alumni from the Class of 1966 to celebrate their Golden Alumni Reunion. [Read more…]

Sponsler shines in pool, classroom

Missouri S&T swimmer Keith Sponsler, who earned 17 All-America honors and a pair of Academic All-America awards during his four-year career, was awarded a 2016 Richard F. Scharf Paragon Award by the Great Lakes Valley Conference. [Read more…]

Hands-on work is the real teacher

Electronics has been a passion for Clay Melugin, EE’84, since the fourth grade, when he built a metal detector using a classic Heathkit. Today he’s building connections he couldn’t have imagined 40 years ago. [Read more…]

Baking bridges

Kristen Donnell, MS EE’03, PhD EE’10, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, is using microwave energy to test concrete and rehabilitated aluminum, and in the future her work could lead to safer bridges and aircraft parts. [Read more…]

New alumni we are YOU!

New alumni just out of school are focused on starting careers and getting established in a new community. And sometimes that community is a long way from home and campus. But just because you aren’t in Rolla doesn’t mean you have to lose touch. [Read more…]

In print

Gerald Cohen, professor of foreign languages and an expert in etymology, published Origin of the Term ‘Jazz.

Jonathan Finch, a lecturer in philosophy, published A Crisis of Belief, Ethics and Faith.

John C. McManus, Curators’ Professor of history and political science, published Hell Before Their Very Eyes: American Soldiers Liberate Concentration Camps in Germany, April 1945.

David Wright, associate professor of English and technical communication, edited a book titled Communication Practices in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Research for Food and Water Safety. The book includes a chapter by Wright titled “Cowboys and Computers: Communicating National Animal Identification in the Beef Industry.”

NASA career rewarding for Leucht

Kurt W. Leucht, EE’94, has been working at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Fla., for 25 years and has been writing software for large and small projects ever since. [Read more…]

Steph Evans: STEM superhero

Steph Evans is out to change the way people look at engineering — and at engineers. [Read more…]