The business side of healthcare

For some, the mention of “healthcare” brings to mind doctors and nurses — the people on the front lines of the medical industry. But, as with any other industry, there is a business side to healthcare. [Read more…]

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…]

Fueling space flight

It started with a boyhood dream of becoming an astronaut fueled from watching the 1995 Hollywood portrayal of the ill‑fated Apollo 13 lunar mission. [Read more…]

The traveler

Up until last summer, Heather Castelli, ME’17, had visited more foreign countries than U.S. states. [Read more…]

Honglan Shi: water woman

Honglan Shi has gained a national reputation as the go-to drinking water quality expert. [Read more…]

Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader: a legacy of progress

After five years at the helm of Missouri S&T, Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader will step into a new leadership role on July 1, when she becomes president of Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio. [Read more…]

Safer mines and cleaner water in Ghana

As a doctoral student in mining engineering, Kenneth Bansah works, learns and lives nearly 10,000 miles from his boyhood home of Tarkwa, Ghana, a gold mining hub in western Africa. [Read more…]

Grad school and beyond

Few would dispute that Missouri S&T’s reputation for providing an outstanding undergraduate education is strong. [Read more…]

A future in control

As a high school senior, George Leno Holmes Jr., ME’16, saw two clear paths for life after graduation. “I was either going to join the Air Force or become a mechanic,” he says. [Read more…]

Distance is only a number

Long distances may separate Miners from their alma mater, but as the saying goes, absence makes the heart grow fonder. Two thousand miles away from Rolla, Margaret Bowman, CE’13, continues to learn at and support the university from which she recently graduated, even though she thought she would never continue her education. Thanks to her employer’s education assistance program, she’s now pursuing a graduate degree. [Read more…]