Call him Mr. Touchdown

Miner wide receiver Ashton Gronewold was named to a pair of All-America teams for his play during the 2007 season, making him the first player in the university football program’s 115-year history to earn All-America honors in three different seasons.

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Miner swimmers win NSISC – again

The Missouri S&T swimming team won a second straight New South Intercollegiate Swimming Championship title in February in Cleveland, Miss., gaining several high finishes and their 12th and 13th national qualifiers in the process.
The Miners finished the meet with 830 1⁄2 points, well ahead of the 733 posted by runner-up Ouachita Baptist.

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It takes a solar village…

It takes several big trucks and a fair amount of logistical planning to ship a house to Washington, D.C.

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Industry comes calling: GM visits campus

Representatives of General Motors Corp. came to UMR Sept. 19 to discuss career opportunities with students and accept resumes for full-time, intern and cooperative positions.

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UMR deploys human power to Nevada desert

Human-powered vehicle racer Jerrod Bouchard, a senior in mechanical engineering, recorded the third-fastest time ever by a college student this fall during the World Human-Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nev.

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Garmin representatives visit campus

Garmin, designer and manufacturer of navigation and communication equipment, visits UMR.

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Future engineers and scientists visit Boeing

Last summer, Boeing opened its doors to students in UMR’s Minority Engineering and Science Program, a scholarship program supported in part by Boeing since 2003.

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A top SAT score

Aerospace engineering graduate students Mike Dancer and Jason Searcy took first place in the Student Scholarship Competition session at the 21st Annual Conference on Small Satellites for their paper about the UMR SAT mission.

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Get on the bus: bringing hydrogen fuel to rural Missouri

Cleaner transportation is coming to rural Missouri, thanks to a joint effort by UMR and several federal agencies.

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Trailblazing on the Continental Divide

Armed with a GPS unit, Michelle Marincel, NucE’06, and Brian Payne, a senior in civil and environmental engineering, bushwacked and backtracked their way through the Medicine Bow National Forest near the Wyoming border with Colorado last summer in an effort to blaze a better trail along the Continental Divide.

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