A first for new I/O psych program

This past May, Cheyenne Kovach, MS IOPsyc’16, became the first to complete Missouri S&T’s master’s degree program in industrial-organizational psychology. [Read more…]

S&T enters the world of MOOCs

Educators and instructional designers had the chance to learn about incorporating group work into their classes this past summer when S&T launched its first massive open online course (MOOC) in July. [Read more…]

Save the date: Best Ever 109

Make plans now to travel to Rolla for the 109th St. Pat’s pre-parade party at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Hasselmann Alumni House, located at 1100 N. Pine St.  Complimentary breakfast and a cash bar will be available before the parade. The parade begins at 11 a.m. [Read more…]

In the swim of things: Engineering student competes in Olympics

For as long as he can remember, Shawn Wallace has loved the water, and swimming is his favorite pastime. This past summer, that pastime took him to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. [Read more…]

A day in the sun

Solar Miner, Missouri S&T’s entry in the 2016 American Solar Challenge, ended the second stage of racing with a stop at Republic High School. Solar Miner placed fourth in the 1,975-mile race from Ohio to South Dakota this past summer.
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Mun Y. Choi named next UM System president

Mun Y. Choi, provost and executive vice president at the University of Connecticut, will become the 24th president of the University of Missouri System on March 1. [Read more…]

Topping out

On a chilly Monday in February, Missouri S&T placed the final piece of the roof on the new University Commons building on University Drive. This fall, 450 students will move into its apartment-style housing.

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Watch a time-lapse video of the ceremonial “topping out.”

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 for St. Pat’s.  If you couldn’t make it back for the 108th St. Pat’s, here are a few scenes from this year’s Best Ever celebration. [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.”

Partners for progress

Missouri S&T and Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla are exchanging ideas and collaborating on research, education and technology transfer thanks to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) leaders from both groups signed last summer. [Read more…]