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.

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…]

In print

Michael Bruening, associate professor of history and political science, edited A Reformation Sourcebook: Documents from an Age of Debate, published in April by the University of Toronto Press.

Lecture series brings chemistry grads full circle

James O. Stoffer wanted to give Missouri S&T students a chance to learn from eminent scholars and innovators in polymer chemistry and related areas. So last fall the Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of chemistry established a lecture series to showcase his former students and inspire current ones. [Read more…]

Record gift for EWB

From clean drinking water to flood control, Missouri S&T students participating in Engineers Without Borders (EWB) are changing lives in Central and South America. [Read more…]

Million-dollar gift supports scholarships

Steve Wunning, ME’73, has established a $1 million scholarship endowment at Missouri S&T: the Steven H. and Lyneve C. Wunning Scholarship Fund. [Read more…]

Bridging engineering and the humanities

A new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will give students a chance to earn course credit while learning about the cultures of countries they visit for service projects or study-abroad trips. [Read more…]

New bio sci chair began Aug. 1

David Duvernell, former chair and professor of biological sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, began his term as chair of biological sciences at Missouri S&T on Aug. 1. Associate professor David J. Westenberg and professor Yue-wern Huang each served a term as interim chair following the 2015 departure of Robert Aronstam.

Travis McVey: Student leader today, alumnus tomorrow

When Travis McVey came to Missouri S&T he knew he wanted to get involved. The petroleum engineering senior found the type of involvement he was looking for with STAT (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow). [Read more…]