Zheng named Wilkens Professor

Yahong Rosa Zheng, a wireless communications expert and member of the Missouri S&T faculty since 2005, became the Roy A. Wilkens Missouri Telecommunications Professor at S&T on Sept. 1. [Read more…]

In the Navy

S&T military historian John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science, was appointed the Dr. Leo Shifrin Chair at the U.S. Naval Academy, a 10-month visiting professorship during the 2018–19 academic year. [Read more…]

Maples to continue through 2019

Christopher G. Maples, interim chancellor of S&T since May 2017, will continue to serve in that role through May 2019. [Read more…]

Alumni association celebrates grads

Hasselmann Alumni House is home to all kinds of events throughout the year, like the Grad Finale, held as the semester closes in May and December. With a “Miners on the Midway” theme, graduating seniors are treated to barbecue and other munchies while they compete for prizes playing carnival-style games like Plinko and a giant Jenga game. The graduates who attend are welcomed into the Miner Alumni Association.

Research on the fly

From U.S. Navy laboratories to battlefields in Afghanistan, researchers are lining up to explore the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to detect unexploded landmines. [Read more…]

The science behind aesthetic appeal

Why do we like what we like? Aesthetics plays an important role in our lives — like deciding what to wear to work in the morning or what to listen to on your morning commute — but little is known about how we make these judgments. [Read more…]

Students helping students. Miners helping Miners.

Every April Missouri S&T students celebrate the spirit of giving by digging deeper to make a difference. Because that’s what Miners do. Throughout Philanthropy Month, you’ll find students supporting each other and the causes close to their hearts. [Read more…]

St. Pat’s 2018

For a few days in March, the S&T campus and the Rolla community paint the town green. Here are a few scenes from the 110th Best Ever St. Pat’s.

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The STEM Monologues highlights hurdles faced by women in STEM

Last fall, Jeanne Stanley, an associate professor of theater at S&T, called out the challenges women face in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in The STEM Monologues, a play she wrote and directed. [Read more…]

S&T students are project management consultants

Since 2010, when Joan Schuman took over Missouri S&T’s Introduction to Project Management class, her students have provided their engineering management expertise on nearly 180 projects for 15 small communities across the Ozarks and beyond — places like Belle, Cuba, Doolittle, Edgar Springs, Hermann, Linn, Potosi, Richland, Rolla, Salem, St. James, St. Robert, Steelville, Sullivan and Waynesville. [Read more…]