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…]

Meet the 2020 graduate prototype

The 2020 graduate will already have experience with many of the same challenges faced by those in the workforce. We know students can’t take advantage of every experiential learning option, but they can choose an opportunity that best fits their interests — or even come up with their own. That’s how every student will complete at least one significant experiential learning activity before crossing the stage at graduation. And it’s what gives Miners a competitive edge in the marketplace. [Read more…]

Josh Pribe leading by example

Josh Pribe, ME’16, spent three years of college knee-deep in residential life leadership. He wouldn’t trade the experience for anything. [Read more…]

A better campus

Students involved in the Better Campus Competition worked throughout the 2015–16 academic year to create and prototype the next great campus innovation.  [Read more…]

Sparking innovation

It was hot. Really hot. Desert hot. And Jason Nolte, ME’05, MS ME’07, was hot. Really hot. Desert hot. [Read more…]

A network of connection

Getting involved with S&T after graduation is more than serving on a committee. In fact, it can be just about anything you make it. From attending sporting events and talking with potential students to serving on the Miner Alumni Association Board of Directors, staying connected after graduation isn’t difficult. Here are some of the ways you can get involved and stay involved.

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…]

Miners give back

Just as a stone tossed into a lake can create ripples that turn into waves, so too can a single, well-placed gift make an impact greater than its initial intent.
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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…]

Eric Potts: Urban cowboy

Eric Potts, CE’73, calls himself an urban cowboy. The Texas transplant and retired Army colonel has lived all over the world. But it wasn’t until he landed in the Lone Star State that he learned to tell an Angus from a Charolais. [Read more…]