Explaining atomic motion

By laser-cooling atoms and studying their movements, a Missouri S&T physicist hopes to better understand how environmental factors affect atoms and their components. [Read more…]

Built for speed

Most high school guidance counselors encourage prospective college students to apply to as many as eight schools — from dream destinations to likely matches to safe selections where the odds of acceptance are sky-high. [Read more…]

Horatio Alger Scholar finds a home at S&T

After spending most of her youth living off and on with relatives, Mikayla Bridgewater was homeless at age 15 — just days before her sophomore year of high school was to begin. [Read more…]

Juan Remolina Master Mentor

When he wasn’t studying for his own classes, Juan Remolina, Econ’16, Math’16, Phys’16, spent much of his academic career at S&T mentoring others. [Read more…]

No experience necessary

The term experiential learning may be a recent invention, but our reputation for preparing students for the real world through a hands-on approach to education extends back to our founding nearly 150 years ago. [Read more…]

Bonnie Wilt: the science of softball

Softball is a sport of nuances. The slightest shift in a batter’s stance or in the angle of a pitcher’s arm can have a profound impact on an at-bat, a game — and sometimes, a season. [Read more…]

Miner Challenge: Breaking the spring break stereotype

Miners give back in many ways. Many of our students give back by participating in Miner Challenge, a week-long alternative spring break program. Miner Challenge gives students a chance to help individuals and communities affected by issues like poverty, a lack of access to education, homelessness and natural disasters. For 73 Missouri S&T students, their 2016 spring break took them to small, underprivileged areas in states like Kentucky and Louisiana instead of the typical South Padre Island or Fort Lauderdale party scenes. [Read more…]

Nick McGraw: Volunteering, one subscriber at a time

When Nick McGraw, EMgt’15, launched his YouTube channel, Nick’s Perspective, he pledged to do one hour of community service for each subscriber to
his channel. [Read more…]

Sean Cheng: Booming biotechnology

To support students in biotechnology and give back to the mentor who had helped guide his academic career, Xiaoliang “Sean” Cheng, PhD Chem’10, recently founded a scholarship for chemistry or biology students who partner with faculty on research conducted in the Center for Single Nanoparticle, Single Cell and Single Molecule Monitoring at S&T. [Read more…]

Academies in action: answering the call to lead and serve

They are trusted advisors and true believers, stakeholders and sounding boards, investors and advocates — and most of all proud Miners. Who are these champions? They’re members of Missouri S&T’s eight academies, and they’re using their superpowers to make a difference. [Read more…]