Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs at S&T

On March 4, acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma became the 32nd presenter in the university’s Remmers Special Artist/Lecturer Series. Ma began studying cello at the age of 4, attended the Juilliard School and in 1976 graduated from Harvard University. He has received numerous awards, including the Avery Fisher Prize (1978), the National Medal of Arts (2001), and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2010). In 2011, Ma was recognized as a Kennedy Center Honoree. [Read more…]

Burken joins EPA advisory board

Joel Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, was chosen to serve on the EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB). He joins a panel of experts from across the country in areas like epidemiology, public health, medical research, biology and other fields related to protecting human health and the environment. [Read more…]

A whole new world

This past February, students in Missouri S&T’s Ballet and Dance Club traveled through the sands of time as they took the Leach Theatre stage with a student production of Aladdin. Club members held two dance camps for local children aged 3 to 13, who performed a special dance during the show.

Driving home diversity

“We need diversity because the world is changing, and the pace of change is only increasing,” said Thomas R. Voss, EE’69, retired CEO of Ameren, a former member of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators and a current member of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees, during commencement ceremonies in December. “Diversity makes all of us better. Diverse thinking takes courage, but it brings better solutions.”

A distinct honor

Missouri S&T presented two awards of professional distinction during commencement ceremonies in December. The awards recognized the following graduates for professional achievement:

  • Brian K. Donley, ChE’87
  • Thomas A. Selden, ME’70

St. Pat’s: S&T goes green

For a few days in March, the Missouri S&T campus — and the Rolla community — paint the town green. Here are a few scenes from the 109th Best Ever St. Pat’s. See more photos from the weekend. [Read more…]

Solar house appears in Julia Child book

When you think of classic gourmet cooking, you think of Julia Child … and Missouri S&T. Well, not typically, but in October, one of S&T’s solar houses was featured in a new book inspired by the famous chef. [Read more…]

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader: a legacy of progress

After five years at the helm of Missouri S&T, Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader will step into a new leadership role on July 1, when she becomes president of Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio. [Read more…]

Return to the cave

Chances are, if you went to school in Rolla during the 1960s and early ’70s, you probably heard, or maybe even partied to the music of the Jaguars and Miller’s Cave. [Read more…]

S&T garners national recognition for fundraising program

Missouri S&T was recognized this past fall by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for excellence in fundraising. [Read more…]