St. Pat’s: S&T goes green

For a few days in March, the Missouri S&T campus — and the Rolla community — paint the town green for St. Pat’s.  If you couldn’t make it back for the 108th St. Pat’s, here are a few scenes from this year’s Best Ever celebration. [Read more…]

Honoring new academy members

In October, 26 alumni and friends were inducted into Missouri S&T academies. Academy membership recognizes careers of distinction and invites members to share their wisdom, influence and resources with faculty and students. Some academies hold induction ceremonies in October, others in April. [Read more…]

Customizing English comp

Remember your English composition class? Most likely, you had to choose a random theme, research your idea and write an analytical paper. Today, students in the newly redesigned Writing and Research course write on topics in their own field of study — topics that interest them. [Read more…]

Grad third woman to earn Ranger tab

Missouri S&T alumna Lisa Peplinski Jaster, CE’04, has completed what few men and even fewer women have — the U.S. Army Ranger School. [Read more…]

Five alumni honored for professional achievement

Missouri S&T presented five awards of professional distinction during commencement ceremonies in December. The awards recognized the following graduates for professional achievement. [Read more…]

Alumnus takes a voyage through solar system

Chuck Lahmeyer, EE’66, is a big reason why the world knows what distant planets in our solar system look like. In 1975, he went to work for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in California, and in 1980 he developed a machine to host the codes coming from the Voyager spacecraft on its journey to Uranus and Neptune. [Read more…]

Save the date

Make plans now to attend Homecoming 2016 Oct. 14–15. More details will be published in the Summer issue of Missouri S&T Magazine. For hotel information and other accommodations in the area, go to mineralumni.com/homecoming.

Tell us about your charitable side

Miner alumni are a generous bunch. You share your time and treasure with all types of organizations that serve others in many ways. Many of you give back to your alma mater. We asked what inspires you to give, and here is what you told us.
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By the numbers: Spring 2016

  • 2,110
    Total Missouri S&T graduates in 2015’s four commencement ceremonies.
  • 7,931
    Students enrolled on the first day of spring semester classes at Missouri S&T.
  • 221
    Employers recruiting S&T students at the annual Spring Career Fair in February.
  • 61
    Alumni recruiters attending February’s pre-Career Fair breakfast hosted by STAT (Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow).
  • 48
    Teams of high school students competing in Missouri’s FIRST Tech Challenge state robotics championship held at S&T in March.
  • 36
    Teams of high school students competing in the Missouri State VEX Robotics Championship held at Missouri S&T in February.
  • 8
    Miner swimmers selected to compete in the NCAA Division II Championships in Indianapolis.

Volcano warning

Much like National Weather Service sirens signal impending severe weather, so too may a similar system warn us before earthquakes strike or volcanoes erupt.

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