S&T concludes second-largest fundraising year

Donors gave $22.6 million in charitable gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30, making this the second-largest fundraising year in university history. [Read more…]

STAT hosts barbecue

Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) hosted a free barbecue for students during the group’s first meeting of the year. On Aug. 29, 73 students and 12 alumni ate grilled hot dogs while networking and learning more about the student section of the Miner Alumni Association.

In-kind seismic data gift is largest in S&T history

Missouri S&T has received the largest gift in its history: an in-kind donation of proprietary seismic data valued at $6.5 million from Calico Jack Holdings LLC and Zion Energy LLC, both Houston-based oil and gas exploration companies. [Read more…]

Safer water and medications thanks to nanoparticles

Over 200,000 people die each year in the U.S. from sepsis, and an estimated 18 million worldwide. Endotoxins, which are fragments of bacterial outer membranes, trigger the septic reaction. [Read more…]

50 years of teaching excellence

In 1968, Yale University announced it would admit women for the first time, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were assassinated, and young people were grooving to The Rascals’ hit “People Got to be Free.”

On Sept. 1 of that same year, Gerald Cohen and Gary Long joined the S&T faculty. [Read more…]

Alumni take leadership roles in association

During its annual Homecoming meeting on Oct. 13, the Miner Alumni Association approved the following new and returning board members. We welcome them and thank the departing members for their dedication and loyalty to Missouri S&T and the Miner Alumni Association. [Read more…]

Homecoming 2018: MinerFest in review

The Miner Alumni Association honored a select group of alumni during Homecoming for their accomplishments and their devotion to the association, the campus and its students. [Read more…]

Pouring the cornerstone on a better future

The donors who paved the way to a $6.5 million lab expansion in Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall gathered in October to pour the cornerstone on the Clayco Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory. [Read more…]

How many blasts can a mine seal take?

Kyle Perry is building a cannon to blast things like concrete blocks, hard hats and roof bolts at concrete seals in coal mine tunnels, all to test how well those seals withstand high-speed projectiles. [Read more…]

Trust your gut … and your ear

Within seconds, we make personal choices daily, from what clothes to wear to what music to play in the car on the way to work. A Missouri S&T cognitive neuroscientist says these gut-level decisions are important, and that intuition tends to be accurate in revealing our true preferences. [Read more…]