About the Missouri S&T Magazine

The Miner Alumni Association publishes Missouri S&T Magazine to communicate and reflect the past, current and future interests of the alumni of the Missouri School of Mines, the University of Missouri-Rolla and the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Missouri S&T Magazine is written, edited and designed by the staff of the Missouri S&T Communications Department and the Miner Alumni Association.

Send letters to:
Darlene Ramsey
Miner Alumni Association
1200 N. Pine
Rolla, MO 65409-0650
Phone: 573-341-4145
Fax: 573-341-4706
Email: alumni@mst.edu

News and Features Contact:
Phone: 573-341-4328
Fax: 573-341-6157
Email: news@mst.edu

Editors

  • (Design & Production) Megan Kean-O’Brien, ’12
  • (Alumni) Darlene Ramsey, MetE’84
  • (News & Features) Mary Helen Stoltz, ’95

Associate Design & Production Editors

  • Brandan Deason
  • Jake Otto

Associate News Editors

  • Andrew Careaga
  • Linda Fulps
  • John Kean
  • Mindy Limback
  • Luke Rinne

Associate Alumni Editors

  • Linda Fulps
  • Katy Layman
  • Nancy Zamazanuk

Current and Former Contributing Writers

  • Andrew Careaga
  • Melissa Dereberry
  • Amy Edwards
  • Lance Feyh
  • Laura Ginsberg
  • Elizabeth Hogancamp, ’07
  • Megan Kean-O’Brien, ’12
  • Michele Martin

Photographers

  • Ian Nance
  • Bob Phelan
  • B.A. Rupert (staff)
  • Terry Barner (staff)

Around the Puck

“Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years”

In the 1870s, Rolla seemed an unlikely location for a new college. There were only about 1,400 residents in a community with more saloons than houses of worship. There were no paved streets, sewers or water mains. To visitors, there seemed to be as many dogs, hogs, horses, ducks and geese as humans walking the dusty streets.

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By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2019

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Bringing clean water to South America

Assessing water quality, surveying mountaintop locations and building systems to catch rainwater — that’s how members of S&T’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent their summer break.

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Geothermal goals exceeded

After five years of operation, Missouri S&T’s geothermal energy system continues to outperform expectations. S&T facilities operations staff originally predicted the geothermal system would reduce campus water usage by over 10% — roughly 10 million gallons per year. The system, which went online in May 2014, cut actual water usage by 18 million to 20 […]

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What happens in Vegas…may appear in print

In his latest volume of Las Vegas lore, historian Larry Gragg says it was deliberate publicity strategies that changed the perception of Sin City from a regional tourist destination where one could legally gamble and access legalized prostitution just outside the city limits, to a family vacation spot filled with entertainment options and surrounded by […]

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