The science behind aesthetic appeal

Why do we like what we like? Aesthetics plays an important role in our lives — like deciding what to wear to work in the morning or what to listen to on your morning commute — but little is known about how we make these judgments. [Read more…]

Students helping students. Miners helping Miners.

Every April Missouri S&T students celebrate the spirit of giving by digging deeper to make a difference. Because that’s what Miners do. Throughout Philanthropy Month, you’ll find students supporting each other and the causes close to their hearts. [Read more…]

St. Pat’s 2018

For a few days in March, the S&T campus and the Rolla community paint the town green. Here are a few scenes from the 110th Best Ever St. Pat’s.

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The STEM Monologues highlights hurdles faced by women in STEM

Last fall, Jeanne Stanley, an associate professor of theater at S&T, called out the challenges women face in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in The STEM Monologues, a play she wrote and directed. [Read more…]

S&T students are project management consultants

Since 2010, when Joan Schuman took over Missouri S&T’s Introduction to Project Management class, her students have provided their engineering management expertise on nearly 180 projects for 15 small communities across the Ozarks and beyond — places like Belle, Cuba, Doolittle, Edgar Springs, Hermann, Linn, Potosi, Richland, Rolla, Salem, St. James, St. Robert, Steelville, Sullivan and Waynesville. [Read more…]

Stephanie O’Sullivan: Life after intelligence

Biding her time in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay while preparing to enter the job market, recent Rolla graduate Stephanie (Mink) O’Sullivan responded to a cryptic newspaper classified ad seeking an “ocean engineer.” [Read more…]

Trick-or-Treat, Joe Miner

The Miner Alumni Association participated in Rolla’s annual Trick-or-Treat on Pine Street, where local downtown businesses hand out candy on Halloween night. Joe Miner proved to be a big attraction as he posed for photos and provided treats for local children.

Six portraits

In 2015, French artist Marie-Hélène Le Ny spent four days on the Missouri S&T campus, displaying her work and photographing and interviewing some of S&T’s female faculty. Six of those photographs hung in a Paris gallery this past winter. [Read more…]

A golden return

The Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the Golden Alumni Reunion May 15–16 at Hasselmann Alumni House. [Read more…]

Boeing welcomes CASB students

Eight Missouri S&T students in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) explored career opportunities during a November visit to the Boeing headquarters in St. Louis. [Read more…]