A day in the sun

Solar Miner, Missouri S&T’s entry in the 2016 American Solar Challenge, ended the second stage of racing with a stop at Republic High School. Solar Miner placed fourth in the 1,975-mile race from Ohio to South Dakota this past summer.
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Mun Y. Choi named next UM System president

Mun Y. Choi, provost and executive vice president at the University of Connecticut, will become the 24th president of the University of Missouri System on March 1. [Read more…]

David and Lynda Malone: giving thanks for a full life as first-time donors

Nearly 50 years after graduating from Rolla, David Malone, CE’69, still recalls how hard he had to work — even on Saturdays. “I remember staying up all night Friday studying for the dreaded Saturday morning physics exam,” he says. [Read more…]

Graduates set plan in motion with clothing line

A business venture by three Missouri S&T alumni is making personal training more affordable with the Enflux smart fitness clothing line. [Read more…]

O’Keefe chairs materials science and engineering

Matthew J. O’Keefe, MetE’85, professor of metallurgical engineering at Missouri S&T and former director of the Materials Research Center, became chair of materials science and
engineering in March. [Read more…]

Rolla Miner, Redux: Braden Lusk returns to S&T to lead his home department

Braden Lusk first came to Rolla in 1996 as a walk-on wide receiver from central Kansas who excelled at math and science in high school but admittedly “had no idea what an engineer was.” [Read more…]

S&T All-American competes in Olympic long jump

Tyrone Smith, Hist’07, a former All-America long jumper at Missouri S&T, finished in 16th place Aug. 12 in the qualifying round of the long jump at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero. [Read more…]

Prevention with a capital ‘P’

Technology detects cancer risks through urinalysis

The early detection of cancer through screening techniques such as mammograms saves thousands of lives annually. Yinfa Ma is out to save thousands more through an easier and less costly approach. [Read more…]

Leach Theatre turns 25

For 25 years, Leach Theatre has hosted Broadway shows, orchestra concerts, comedy acts, universitywide addresses and film festivals — even events like freshman chemistry safety classes. The theater has touched many lives throughout its history but its No. 1 priority has always been to serve the students of Missouri S&T.

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Miner memories

In a letter published in a June 1945 issue of the student newspaper, the Missouri Miner, then-Dean Curtis Laws Wilson, Hon’46, wrote to editor Charles W. “Bill” Bennett to speak up for disgruntled faculty members who felt they were being treated unfairly in the Miner. Believing the university would run more smoothly if the faculty and students got along, the faculty voted to require the editor to report directly to the faculty through Wilson. [Read more…]